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3 VMC on AWS Tools Admins Love (& 1 They Will Soon)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 30, 2019

Since the tail end of last year, our Data Center team has been helping us unpack the hype surrounding VMC on AWS. So far, through three blog posts, we’ve covered how this partnership simplifies data center migrations, introduces new layers of security through NSX microsegmentation, and alleviates some common disaster recovery pain points. The final […]

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A 'Ruthless' Approach to Avoiding Cloud Repatriation

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 26, 2019

Cloud migrations continue driving technology spend skyward and there’s no shortage of studies demonstrating that fact. Earlier this year, we published a blog post citing Gartner research projecting overall IT spend to grow by 3.2% worldwide and cloud-specific spend to rise by 17.5%. Since then, we’ve come across others, including CIO/IDG’s Tech Poll: Tech Priorities […]

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Step-By-Step: Bring Incoming Email to Your SharePoint Online Instance

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 11, 2019

SharePoint Online can go a long way toward boosting organizational efficiency – however not all of its most helpful features are configured out of box. Some may not even appear to exist at all. The latter is true of one of SharePoint on-prem’s more-popular capabilities: incoming email. While this time and headache-saving ability doesn’t exist […]

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VMC on AWS Upgrade Ushers in NSX Microsegmentation, More

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 1, 2019

Is VMC on AWS really worth the hype? Late last year, we posed that question to the members of Arraya’s Data Center team and they set out to answer it over the course of a series of blog posts, each looking at a different facet of the VMC on AWS platform. To date, we’ve covered […]

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5 Tips for Your ‘What Comes After Windows 7 End of Support?’ Conversation

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 21, 2019

January 14, 2020 is either the day that Windows 7 goes end of support or it’s just another Tuesday. If your organization isn’t in that second camp yet, you are far from alone. A recent survey from Computer Weekly and TechTarget found just over half of IT pros (52%) see upgrading Windows as their top […]

Arraya Insights Radio: What Every CIO Needs to Know to Thrive in 2019

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 20, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 14: What Every CIO Needs to Know to Thrive in 2019 IT leadership is NOT for the faint of heart! On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, David Mahoney (Advisory Services Lead) joins us in studio to discuss the evolving role of the CIO, including how to strategize for a business […]

5 Ways to Kick-Start a Stalled Digital Workplace Transformation

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 7, 2019

On a scale of “We haven’t started yet” to “We’ve reached operational maturity,” how would you describe your efforts to transform into a digital workplace? Most, according to CMS Wire and DWG’s latest State of the Digital Workplace report, believe they remain in the early stages (46%). That’s the case even though almost three-quarters of […]

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How to Spend Smarter, Not Bigger on the Cloud in 2019

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 26, 2019

Global IT spend is projected to hit roughly $3.8 trillion this year, an increase of 3.2% from 2018’s total according to research conducted by Gartner. Perhaps unsurprisingly, one of the principle forces driving this growth is the cloud. Spend on enterprise software solutions, which includes cloud technology, is projected to grow by 8.5% from last […]

Uncomplicating Data Center Migrations with VMware HCX

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 13, 2019

Modern data centers are incredibly complex organisms and they seem to only get more intricate with each passing year, quarter, or even day. Overseeing these environments – both from a hands-on and strategic perspective – requires a tremendous investment of time, energy and resources. With that in mind, we decided to use this, the third […]

Arraya Insights Radio: Cloud & Security: Are They Opposites or a Perfect Match?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 27, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 12:  Cloud & Security: Are They Opposites or a Perfect Match? On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, our team looks to answer one of the most pressing questions facing organizations today: Is the cloud safe? In order to help us break down this complex issue, we welcome two special guests […]