Prepping for – and Enabling – a Remote Work Culture at Your Organization

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 25, 2020

As we’ve discussed previously on this blog, the growing threat posed by the coronavirus has transformed remote work from a perk into a necessity. Workplaces around the world – including Arraya’s home base in Montgomery County, PA – have asked office-based team members to stay home to help stem the spread of the virus. Here’s […]

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New Offers Make Webex, Teams Free in Attempt to Stall Coronavirus Spread

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2020

Once considered a perk, work from home days have started to become something of a norm. Fears sparked by the spread of the deadly coronavirus have led many organizations around the world to temporarily expand and redefine their policies in the name of public safety. In response, two leaders in the enterprise mobility space – […]

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New to Cisco Smart Accounts? Here are 5 Best Practices

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 11, 2020

Smart licenses and smart accounts are intended to make managing Cisco solutions easier – but they can sometimes do just the opposite. Legacy lifecycle tools, such as PAK files, are ingrained in the minds and routines of countless technologists. For some admins, the culture shock that accompanies life after PAK files can make smart licenses […]

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VNX, Isilon and More Key 2020 Dell EMC End of Support Dates

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 9, 2020

Several key Dell EMC solutions are set to hit major lifecycle milestones this year, including end of life (EoL) and end of standard support (EoSS). If any of the following technologies can be found in your data center, the time to start prepping an upgrade plan is now. This way, when the clock strikes zero […]

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6 Ways Organizations are Struggling with Technology Lifecycle Management

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 3, 2020

It’s easy for those outside of the day-to-day grind of IT to stress the importance of keeping an eye on technology lifecycle management. Those on the inside? We know that assets, licenses, and subscriptions are just one of, say, a thousand things IT needs to keep an eye on, each of which is labeled as […]

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Organizations are Revamping Their Approach to Voice: Should Yours?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 14, 2020

Organizational voice strategies used to revolve around the handsets perched on employees’ desks or near their workstations. These physical devices aren’t going anywhere; however, the strategies around them have expanded as organizations look to incorporate a more diverse set of solutions and approaches. As it has throughout the IT stack, this pursuit has landed many […]

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It’s Complicated: Understanding the Relationship Between Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 5, 2020

The battle lines have been drawn. In one corner stands Wi-Fi 6, the latest generation Wi-Fi standard that also goes by 802.11ax. Positioned directly across from it is 5G, the most updated cellular data network. Future dominance of enterprise networks everywhere is on the line. Or, at least that’s how some industry observers have painted […]

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Can Azure Arc Help Alleviate Hybrid Complexity?

Gary Funt Gary Funt| January 17, 2020

We used to think of a hybrid environment as having one foot in the cloud and the other planted firmly on-premises, but things are no longer that simple. Today’s hybrid environments can have one foot in one cloud, another foot in a different cloud, a third foot back on-prem, and maybe even a fourth foot […]

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Is Your Organization A Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services Use Case?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 19, 2019

Fresh from their trip to Dell Technologies World 2019 back in the spring, our Data Center team compiled a blog post highlighting the conference’s most newsworthy moments. Included in their recap was a brief write up of a brand new offering called Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services. In the post, our team teased a couple […]

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Trends Shaping the Future of Business Networks (and How to Respond)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 25, 2019

Can you see your organization dubbing its network a “strategic enabler?” You might not have to imagine too hard because it soon could become reality according to Gartner. The research and advisory giant found more than 60% of organizations believe their network will be seen as a core facilitator of digital strategies by 2023. That’s […]

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