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Expiring Certificates: How to Prevent Cisco 5508 WLC and AP Disruption

Andrew Pennington Andrew Pennington| August 9, 2019

Does your organization have Cisco 5508 Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) deployed in its environment? If so, connectivity problems could be on the horizon. With the help of our Network and Security team, let’s explore the root cause of this issue. Then, we can turn to how to prevent it. The basic rundown goes like this: […]

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When to Trust in TACACS+: 3 Use Cases

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 3, 2019

These days, everybody is looking for a cyber security silver bullet. Organizations want something flashy, new, and most importantly, capable of besting any threat or malicious actor that may cross its path. TACACS+ is none of those things. In truth, that perfect cyber security cure-all may never materialize. Instead, the most successful security postures use […]

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Cisco Collaboration Flex Plan Q&A: 10 Things You Should Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 19, 2019

Ever since its debut, Cisco’s Collaboration Flex Plan has been a hot topic of conversation between Arraya team members and our customers. Given the amount of chatter it has inspired, we decided to sit down with David Finnegan, an Enterprise Architect on our Collaboration team, in order to get his insights into Collaboration Flex Plan […]

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Putting to Bed 7 Common Questions About Webex Assistant

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 3, 2019

From a technological perspective, going from not using Webex Assistant – Cisco’s new AI-powered digital assistant – to using it is as easy as checking a box. In terms of user experience, however, the transition may not be quite so easy. Even users who leverage similar voice-activated functionality in their personal lives may still have […]

Can Cisco Cognitive Collaboration Cure Your Top Meeting Headaches?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 9, 2019

Cognitive collaboration from Cisco is a new initiative designed to alleviate headaches surrounding a workday staple: meetings. Nothing brings employees from all teams and levels of an organization together quite like being annoyed by meetings. In that way, they’ve become something of a great corporate unifier. While it’s unlikely Cisco’s cognitive collaboration effort will transform […]

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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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