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Help Users Feel at Home in Webex Teams: 11 Insider Tips

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 12, 2018

Change has a way of making people uncomfortable and Webex Teams is nothing if not a good-sized change for end users. Once rolled out, Cisco’s collaboration platform can completely overhaul organizational lines of communication, easing the burden on – and potentially even replacing – legacy methods such as email. Without an appropriate comfort level, that […]

IoT Security: How Two Sides Want to Solve the Problem

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 3, 2018

With trends indicating IoT’s reach may grow from 15 billion connected devices as of 2015 all the way up to 75 billion connected devices in 2025, it’s never been more important to have the IoT security talk. After all, that figure represents the network inroads and the computing might that, if left exposed, will be […]

Get Started with Webex Teams: 6 Ways to Secure User Buy-In

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 7, 2018

Cisco’s Webex Teams, just like all collaboration solutions, lives and dies based on end user acceptance. If the buy-in isn’t there, legacy methods will continue to thrive while the effort and expense that went into the upgrade ultimately goes to waste. Of course, the sooner goodwill campaigns kick off, the better the chance they generate the […]

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Cisco AMP Optimization Checklist: 7 Steps to Take Now

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 22, 2018

Let’s say you have Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) keeping an eye on your corporate network – so you’re good, right? After all, AMP promises to be a cyber security difference-maker, catching the 1% of threats legacy defensive tools miss. Here’s the thing, even though AMP can absolutely be the missing piece that helps your […]

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3 Technology Upgrades Required to Ensure PCI DSS Compliance

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 16, 2018

Heads up: Does your organization accept credit card payments by phone? If so, you may fall under the purview of a new set of data privacy regulations. On June 30, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Standards Council officially rolled out its Data Security Standard (DSS). As part of PCI DSS compliance, organizations must phase out […]

Encryption-Based Cyber Attacks Are Increasing: How to Stay Safe

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 26, 2018

Encryption’s popularity has gone through the roof over the past few years, however, it may not be the cyber security silver bullet some hope. The volume of encrypted traffic traversing the web has increased roughly 90% each year since 2015. If those year-over-year growth patterns hold true, Gartner forecasts that, come 2019, 80% of all […]

How to Replace 3 Cisco Call Center Solutions Going End of Support This Year

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 16, 2018

Heads up: The clock is ticking on a trio of Cisco call center solutions. With end-of-support dates looming, organizations that still leverage these legacy technologies will need to create a modernization plan ASAP or accept the risks of continuing to run out-of-date tools. Below is a look at the products going end of support, when, […]

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Meraki or Viptela? Decoding the Use Cases of Cisco's SD-WAN Catalog

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 5, 2018

There are plenty of options available to businesses interested in deploying SD-WAN. Cisco alone has three separate offerings in the space, including Meraki (which it acquired in 2012) and Viptela (which it acquired last year). Parsing through reams of digital datasheets breaking down the value of each of these solutions takes time. Even then, after […]

What Cisco's Collaboration Shakeup Could Mean for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 19, 2018

Last month, Cisco announced a number of upcoming changes to its collaboration portfolio, including the retirement of its Spark brand and the launch of Webex Teams. Far from marketing housekeeping, the announcements are part of a seismic shift in Cisco’s approach to collaboration. As many of these changes have taken effect, they’ve opened new opportunities […]

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Keeping Your Jabber Users Connected Despite iOS Update

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 27, 2018

Even though Android is the top dog in the mobile device market these days, Apple devices factor heavily into most organizations’ BYOD programs. IT teams who support a core of Apple fans will want to keep June 2018 on their radars because, once it arrives, so too will a major change to how Cisco Jabber functions on iOS […]

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