Can Azure Arc Help Alleviate Hybrid Complexity?

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| 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| 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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3 Collaboration Reveals You May Have Missed at Cisco Partner Summit 2019

Arraya Insights| November 20, 2019

Earlier this month, members of the Arraya team traveled to Las Vegas to attend Cisco Partner Summit 2019. This annual gathering gives partners like Arraya a valuable opportunity to network with peers while learning about the technologies and solutions coming next from Cisco. There was no shortage of newsworthy moments at this year’s event – […]

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Do This Before Committing to IT Upgrades

Arraya Insights| November 11, 2019

More or the same, but probably not less. That projects to be the story of technology budgets in 2020 according to Spiceworks’ 2020 State of IT survey. Nearly half of participants (44%) said they expect technology budgets to increase in the new year while another 44% believe they will stay the same. For those who […]

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Elastic vSAN Brings Welcomed Flexibility to VMC on AWS

Arraya Insights| October 15, 2019

Don’t think VMC on AWS is a good fit for your organization? That may have been the case at one point. However, VMware has rolled out roughly 25 updates of varying scope and function to VMC on AWS since last August. With some help from our Data Center team, we decided to cover one particular […]

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3 Keys to a Successful OneDrive for Business Migration

Arraya Insights| October 10, 2019

Are your organization’s on-premises files destined for life in a cloud-based platform, like Microsoft’s OneDrive for Business? It’s a common second step – after email – in many cloud journeys. It’s also one that, if not handled carefully, can lead to disruptions or worse, data loss.   Arraya’s Cloud and Workspace team has helped execute […]

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Microsoft Unveils Teams' Newest Feature: Private Channels

Arraya Insights| October 8, 2019

It’s finally happening – private channels have come to Microsoft Teams! The ability to create private channels within a given team has been a wish list item for Teams users and admins – and, likely, for Microsoft itself – for a considerable amount time. As of the end of last month, that wish has become […]

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Surviving vSphere 6.0 End of Support: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights| September 23, 2019

On March 12, 2020, VMware will officially conclude support for vSphere 6.0, marking the end of the line for the roughly half-decade old virtualization platform. Once that happens, organizations that haven’t moved to a more modern alternative will be left to carry on without the benefit of security patches or performances fixes. Avoiding concerns like […]

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Azure Automation: 3 Ways It Makes Life Easier in the Cloud and Onsite

Arraya Insights| September 19, 2019

Part of the appeal of the cloud is that it’s such a low maintenance solution. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s a no-maintenance solution. While cloud-based and hybrid data sets require less attention than those housed solely in corporate owned and/or managed data centers, there’s still work to be done. In order for organizations to […]

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