Support for Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 ends April 8, 2014

Erin Steinmetz| March 26, 2014

As many people have now heard, support for Windows XP of Office 2003 will end on (a quickly approaching) April 8th. There will be no more security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system, making it very important for customers to migrate to a modern operating system such as Windows 8.1. Customers […]

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Mastering the New Reality with VMware - PEX Recap

Arraya Insights| February 17, 2014

I was at VMware Partner Exchange last week and as usual there were several announcements that continue to shape VMware’s vision of a “New Reality”. It was also a good chance to catch up with the various teams and hear more about the direction for products like VSAN, as well as their Cloud and End […]

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Is Your Organization Prepared for the Wave?

Arraya Insights| January 4, 2013

The Office suite of products is one of, if not the most, widely used document creation and communication platforms on the desktop in the world. In fact, during the first year of availability Office 2010 sold more than 100 million copies. Over 750 million users have a version of the Office suite in use on […]

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Avamar for Everyone!

Arraya Insights| November 16, 2012

What is EMC Avamar? Those of you who wrestle with backups on a regular basis have probably heard of EMC Avamar. If you’re familiar with Avamar, then you already know it is a complete deduplication backup system, with integrated backup and recovery software and purpose-built backup appliance. You also know Avamar is the purpose-built backup […]

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Journey to the Private Cloud: Which Route Will You Take?

Arraya Insights| November 14, 2012

As IT pros and data center owners, we’ve been successfully building our own private clouds for some time. However, the question remains… who should be building our private clouds? Should we retain the roles of architect, tester, quality control, integrator, and support? Should we look to our vendors to provide us with private cloud “blue prints”, or […]

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