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How 63% of Technology Leaders Slash New Deployment Risk

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 1, 2019

Are you deciding between handling your next IT project in-house or working with a partner? You might want to go with the partner. Now granted, our opinion on this topic is hardly objective. Instead, let’s check in with a less biased source: Forrester Consulting. In a recent infographic, the consulting firm documented just how much, […]

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Celebrating 20 Years of Arraya Solutions

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| May 13, 2019

Today is a pretty special day for myself and for Arraya. Twenty years ago, David Bakker and I founded the company that would become Arraya Solutions. Looking back on it, it’s amazing to think how much has changed since that day back in 1999. Professionally and personally, our lives are so much different now. Through […]

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How Superheroes Help Us Stand Out in the Crowded IT Field

Craig Hissong Craig Hissong| May 11, 2018

Recently, I participated in a leadership session where we reviewed Arraya’s Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Unique Value Proposition (UVP). It’s good to reflect on these occasionally and make sure we are living and working by those statements. While I found the conversations worthwhile, the conversation about UVP in particular struck a chord with me. […]

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On the Field or in the Office, Success Comes Down to Teamwork

Craig Hissong Craig Hissong| December 7, 2017

While we were in Ohio earlier this year, my colleague Ryan Benner (Arraya’s Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure) and I found time to take in a football game between our alma maters – Penn State and Ohio State. It was a great, back and forth matchup in which my team, the squad from THE Ohio State […]

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One Question You Need Your Technology Partner to Ask

Craig Hissong Craig Hissong| August 21, 2017

I may be new to the Arraya team, but I’m not new to Arraya. I’ve spent more than two decades in technology and in that time, I’ve often found myself either working with or competing against Arraya, depending on my position. Over the years, I got to know many members of the Arraya team very […]

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Why You Don’t Want Your Managed Services Provider to be a Swiss Army Knife

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 15, 2017

Many people think of Managed Services as the IT equivalent of a Swiss Army knife. It brings together much of what you need to solve a problem, all in one place. If your IT team is shorthanded during the summer, Managed Services can pick up the slack. If your organization hires a bunch of new […]

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Ron Jaworski, Chickie’s & Pete’s Headline Arraya’s 6th Annual Open House

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 24, 2016

Relationships were a central theme of last week’s 6th annual Arraya Solutions Open House and Technology Day. The event, which was once again held at our corporate headquarters, by its very nature is a unique opportunity to build bridges. It brings technology professionals together in a relaxed setting to network with peers, Arraya team members, […]

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The Power of Partnership: Lessons Learned as a Newbie at Microsoft’s WPC 2016

Erin Steinmetz Erin Steinmetz| July 20, 2016

I was lucky enough to attend Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference for the first time last week in Toronto. I went into the week with all of my sessions and meetings planned out – ready to see, do and absorb as much as possible during the four-day span. I was expecting days filled with product and […]

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Recapping Arraya’s 2016 Tech Summit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 14, 2016

For the second straight year, IT professionals from across the Mid-Atlantic region converged in King of Prussia, PA for the Arraya Solutions Tech Summit. This daylong event was modeled on the format of last year’s debut Tech Summit, but like any good sequel, it upped the ante in terms of scale. This year’s event packed […]

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Cloud-based or Onsite Backups? 3 Ways Cloud has the Edge

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 14, 2016

For years cloud-based backup solutions were dogged by concerns about availability, cost, and, perhaps the biggest of all, entrusting company data to an outside partner. However, the tide has turned. Support for more-traditional, onsite backup and recovery options has eroded according to data collected by Dimensional Research. In fact, 89% of companies surveyed said they […]