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Get Control of Your Data: An Overview of the New Microsoft Purview

Arraya Insights| June 7, 2022

Throughout the last few years, many businesses have seen a massive increase in their digital footprint. Businesses have never gathered more data and our growing attack surfaces have led to an inherent risk of cyber attacks. In addition, we’re now operating across multiple clouds and on-premises platforms.   As our relationship with technology expands, the cyber […]

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Change is Coming to Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience: Here’s How it Could Affect You

Arraya Insights| February 28, 2022

Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience (NCE) is a multi-stage, multi-year transformational journey to deliver a simplified engagement experience.  The goal of the NCE is to make it easier to transact with Microsoft and drive cloud adoption for businesses. The Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program is the primary foundation for the NCE.   While the NCE was initially […]

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Is Your Remote Work Experience Working for Your Company?

Arraya Insights| February 21, 2022

The pandemic brought on unprecedented disruption in the workforce. With only a matter of days to plan, anyone capable of working from a laptop was sent home. While remote work was already gaining popularity prior to the pandemic, in March 2020 the remote workforce boomed overnight. As IT departments had to act fast, many of […]

Containers & Kubernetes: What They Are & Why You Should Care

Arraya Insights| February 2, 2022

More companies are adopting a cloud or hybrid cloud computing environment and are beginning the application modernization process than ever before, and for good reason. Taking advantage of app modernization results in reduced costs, increased developer efficiency, and operational standardization (which cuts down on mundane tasks and lowers the potential for human error). By 2024, […]

Harness the Power of Microsoft Teams: How to Take Advantage of All That Teams Offers

Arraya Insights| January 25, 2022

Microsoft Teams has become the platform of choice throughout the pandemic based on the global need for remote collaboration. In 2021, Teams reached a staggering 250 million active monthly users. However, many businesses and organizations are only tapping the surface of what Teams can do for them. In this blog, we’ll break down the Teams […]

Set Up Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Cloud Management Gateway  (MECM-CMG) in 5 Steps 

Arraya Insights| January 17, 2022

The Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) is designed to support devices that are Configuration Manager clients and not connected or reachable within corporate networks. In addition to providing management capabilities, updates, servicing, and task sequences, the CMG can seamlessly connect to Azure cloud resources over the internet without the use of VPNs (virtual private networks).   This allows users to manage clients that roam on the internet or are in branch offices across the WAN, without exposing your on-premises infrastructure to the […]

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Microsoft’s Cloud Management Gateway (CMG): 8 of Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

Arraya Insights| January 6, 2022

While some employees are slowly returning to the office, a generous portion of the workforce is still logging in remotely. In some capacity, remote work is here to stay indefinitely.   As more companies become acquainted with a hybrid workforce, they’re often met with challenges related to managing their remote clients, enabling endpoint protection, distributing software, and more. With Microsoft’s Cloud Management Gateway, users can safely manage remote clients without exposing their on-premises infrastructure to the internet.   So, […]

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Three Options for Migrating SQL Servers to Azure

Arraya Insights| January 5, 2022

Are your traditional on-premises SQL Server databases holding your business back? For users looking to accelerate their digital transformation, migrating from a traditional on-premises SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Database offers several benefits. These include reduced costs, increased innovation capabilities, tighter security measures, and compliance with regulations.    Migrating to Azure is the logical next step for many businesses who may need to increase capacity, rethink their disaster recovery method, or reduce unnecessary costs.   […]

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Microsoft Ignite 2021 Round Up: Hybrid Work, Remote Collaboration, & Security

Arraya Insights| November 11, 2021

While we were already on the forefront of digital transformation, the pandemic pushed us forward much faster than anticipated. From the Metaverse to new Teams collaboration tools, Microsoft Ignite 2021 – held virtually November 2-4, 2021 – had several exciting announcements that will enhance remote collaboration, all while focusing on security.   Overall, Microsoft is working to better integrate its […]

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Nerdio: How this Management Portal for Azure Optimizes Your AVD Environment

Arraya Insights| October 22, 2021

Businesses and enterprises sent their workforce home nearly two years ago. The remote workforce appears to be here to stay and businesses often turn to Azure Virtual Desktop (formally known as Windows Virtual Desktop) to allow their employees to safely work from home.   AVD provides businesses with remote capabilities by giving employees access to their Windows desktops from anywhere, all while providing security and […]

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