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3 Standout New Features in Cisco's Firepower 6.3 Release

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2019

Cisco recently released version 6.3, the latest iteration of software powering its Firepower family of cyber security solutions. Included as part of this update are several features that have long sat atop the wish lists of Cisco security shops. We caught up with members of our Network and Security team to learn more about what’s […]

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Is Cisco’s Room Kit Mini Really the Best Fit for Your Huddle Space?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 30, 2019

Remote work is rapidly becoming the norm for many businesses. It’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere, either. In fact, a recent article on Forbes predicts it will likely only grow stronger in 2019 and beyond, as younger workers continue to establish their place in the workforce. Furthermore, research conducted by Intermedia […]

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Cisco ISE Use Cases: Retaking Control of Your Network 

Andrew Pennington Andrew Pennington| December 28, 2018

This is the fourth post in an ongoing, deep dive series into the subject of segmentation. Each post will be written by a member of Arraya’s technical or tactical teams, focusing on a specific piece of this extremely broad, highly transformational, topic.  In this week’s post on segmentation, we will cover Cisco’s Identity Services Engine […]

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ACI & NSX Part 2 - How They Work (and How They Work Together)

David Mahoney David Mahoney| December 18, 2018

This is the third post in a weekly, ongoing, deep dive into the subject of segmentation. Additionally, it is part two of a post exploring the ins and outs of ACI and NSX. Each post in the overarching segmentation series will be written by a member of Arraya’s technical or tactical teams, focusing on a […]

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ACI & NSX: Part 1 - Diving Deep into Cisco's ACI

David Mahoney David Mahoney| December 12, 2018

This is the second post in a weekly, ongoing, deep dive into the subject of segmentation. It is also part one of a two-part look at ACI and NSX. Each post in the overarching series on segmentation will be written by a member of Arraya’s technical or tactical teams, focusing on a specific piece of […]

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Cisco Headset FAQ: What to Know Before You Buy

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 11, 2018

Back in March, Cisco announced its entry into the world of headsets and over the last few months, that news has finally begun to take a more tangible form. Cisco’s first headsets, the 530 Series, were followed by the 560 Series Single Dock in September, the 520 Series in October and, most recently, the 560 […]

Cisco Publishes 3 High Impact & Above Vulnerabilities: What to Do

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 7, 2018

Cisco shops take note: the tech leader recently announced a trio of high impact and above vulnerabilities affecting some of its more popular solutions. As is the case with any vulnerability, organizations leveraging these technologies should take immediate action in order to mitigate possible exposures. Otherwise, they risk leaving themselves at the mercy of opportunistic […]

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Cisco Threat Grid: Keeping Malware Defense On-Prem

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 20, 2018

Every organization should be concerned about malware – although it seems some should be a little more concerned than others. Certain industries seem to land in its crosshairs far more often. Unfortunately for organizations in malware’s favorite verticals, building an effective cyber security plan can be complicated by the realities of life within those industries. […]

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Survive the Holidays with Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan Licensing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 19, 2018

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, the holiday hiring season is also in full swing. According to estimates from Challenger, Gray, & Christmas, Inc., leading employers are expected to hire just shy of 590,000 new workers for the forthcoming holidays and potentially beyond. Of course, not all of those hundreds of thousands […]

How to Win 4 Very Different Workers Over to Webex Teams

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 15, 2018

Earlier this year, Cisco unveiled Webex Teams, a new communication and collaboration platform that rose from its Spark brand. Since that news broke, we’ve devoted a good deal of space on this blog to analyzing the overall impact of this change as well as offering best practices for building user buy-in for the new solution. […]

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