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The New World of Work: 6 Steps to Ensure Your Network is Ready

Arraya Insights| November 18, 2021

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the workforce indefinitely. During the initial lockdown in March 2020, hundreds of thousands of workers left the office and logged into work at home, where they could safely social distance. While the pandemic continues today, newly lifted restrictions mean more workers are returning to the office and the future of the workforce is beginning to take shape.   Many companies faced significant change throughout the pandemic, whether they granted employees […]

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Tech Overview: Understanding SD-WAN & Its Top 3 Benefits

Arraya Insights| September 29, 2021

Many aspects of life feel unpredictable these days. However, what we can predict is that a hybrid and remote workforce is here to stay. Organizations are adopting a cloud-first strategy to take advantage of the flexibility and scalability that cloud computing has to offer.   Cisco reported that 92% of enterprises have already adopted a multi-cloud strategy. However, dedicated MPLS circuits are no longer enough to ensure security and a reliable connection. This will ultimately affect user experience. With flexible work schedules and employees […]

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Expert Q&A: Exploring SD-WAN

Arraya Insights| July 8, 2021

Chuck Kiessling (Senior Director, Presales Solutions) and Kyle Dillon (Senior Network Solutions Architect) explore SD-WAN, including an overview of the technology, the key benefits, licensing and purchasing options, network-as-a-service, and more.

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Is Your Network Ready for Your Workplace Reopening? 7 Factors to Consider

Arraya Insights| April 8, 2021

It’s happening! The workplaces we left behind last spring are poised to reopen, or at least things are trending in that direction. However, before we can undertake any return to the workplace initiatives, we must first acknowledge that a lot has changed over the past year. Steps must be taken to ensure our old workplaces […]

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SASE: What Is It and What Can It Do For You?

Arraya Insights| November 16, 2020

All Posts Coined by Gartner in the summer of 2019, SASE – short for Secure Access Service Edge and pronounced “sassy” – has become one of IT’s favorite buzzwords. Sure, it’s fun to say, but the appeal of SASE is far greater. SASE technology has real potential as a solution to a set of pain points that have been exacerbated since the term’s early days, […]

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Meraki Per-Device Licensing Update: What's the Latest?

Matt Rush| August 18, 2020

Meraki has added a new per-device licensing model in addition to the co-termination licensing model that we have been accustomed to and have associated Meraki with. The first important point to know is that all existing dashboards will remain the same and there is nothing that is needed to be done by the end user […]

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What’s New with Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN?

Arraya Insights| August 14, 2020

Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN made headlines recently with the announcement of several new features and capabilities on the platform. Several of these features are already generally available while others have only just begun their global rollout. All, however, are worth exploring more in depth, particularly as organizations everywhere continue to rethink the ways in which […]

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Cisco DNA Spaces: 5 Ways It Can Help You Safely Reopen Your Facility

Arraya Insights| July 23, 2020

Finding the task of bringing workforces back onsite as challenging as it was to move them offsite earlier this year? We’ve heard as much from many of our customers as they seek to balance reopening some sites while accounting for the health and wellbeing of employees and guests alike. It’s a big ask and, for […]

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What’s in Store from an Expanded Microsoft and Citrix Partnership?

Arraya Insights| July 22, 2020

Microsoft and Citrix recently announced they would be partnering together to help organizations build the “workplace of the future.” There’s a lot to unpack in that statement. For starters, on the surface, a partnership between Microsoft and Citrix isn’t anything new as the two companies have been working closely together for roughly two decades. So, […]

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WBA Takes Control of OpenRoaming: 5 Ways You Could Benefit

Arraya Insights| April 13, 2020

Cisco’s OpenRoaming wireless solution got significantly more, for lack of a better word, open last month. In fact, OpenRoaming is now so open, it can no longer even be called a Cisco solution. In mid-March, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced plans to assume control over OpenRoaming, elevating it to a global wireless standard. The […]

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