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Azure Automation: 3 Ways It Makes Life Easier in the Cloud and Onsite

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 19, 2019

Part of the appeal of the cloud is that it’s such a low maintenance solution. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s a no-maintenance solution. While cloud-based and hybrid data sets require less attention than those housed solely in corporate owned and/or managed data centers, there’s still work to be done. In order for organizations to […]

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VMworld 2019: All the News You Need to Know

Kirk Freeman Kirk Freeman| September 12, 2019

Recently, over 23,000 technology professionals from around the world came together in San Francisco for VMworld 2019 so they could get a look at the latest from VMware.  With more than 1,000 sessions scheduled over the course of 4 days, there were a number of exciting announcements during one of the year’s largest IT conferences.  […]

SmartCloud Notes Faces End of Life – Where to Go Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 29, 2019

Earlier this summer, IBM and HCL Technologies completed a deal that has, no pun intended, left many organizations’ cloud futures up in the air. Under the deal, which began making headlines last December, HCL purchased a chunk of IBM’s collaboration, commerce, digital experience, and security software portfolio, including its Notes and Domino services. Initially, customers […]

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Making Sense of M365, O365 & Microsoft Modern Desktop Licensing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 6, 2019

Let’s admit it, in terms of branding, Microsoft 365 and Office 365 look similar. Some might say too similar. However, beyond the marketing exists two distinct solutions. One offering embodies the in-demand idea of the modern desktop. The other is simply a part of the modernization puzzle. We sought out, with a hand from our […]

Cloud Governance Made Easy with 4 Built-In Azure Tools

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 29, 2019

Cloud is no longer a new frontier as some 80% of organizations leverage one form of it or another according to ITPro Today and Dell EMC’s State of the Cloud study. Yet, that doesn’t mean life in the cloud, or the journey to it for that matter, is easy. Challenges remain and the way organizations […]

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Safety in the Cloud with Dell EMC Data Protection for VMC on AWS

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 12, 2019

Back in the spring, we wrapped up a months-long deep dive into the features and benefits of VMC on AWS. Along the way, we covered NSX integration and native tools, as well as the solution’s ability to power migration simplification and disaster recovery. However, a topic came up at our recent Arraya Solutions Tech Summit […]

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4 Ways VeloCloud Fits Into Your SD-WAN Strategy

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 10, 2019

Toward the end of last year, Gartner released its first-ever Magic Quadrant devoted specifically to SD-WAN, or as Gartner formally defined it, WAN Edge Infrastructure. The “Leader” quadrant was relatively sparse, but there were two names in there with which Arraya (and our regular blog readers) are very familiar. Cisco is one of them. Last […]

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Why It's Time to Take a Second Look at Microsoft Teams

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 28, 2019

When’s the last time you checked out Microsoft Teams? For some organizations we work with, it’s been a while. When Microsoft’s unified communication platform launched just over two years ago, some of these businesses saw it almost as the Wild West. End users had the reins and they could spin up teams and share files […]

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Your 6 Most Pressing Azure VMware Solutions Questions Answered

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 5, 2019

From the moment it was announced during day one of last month’s Dell Technologies World, Azure VMware Solutions has had people buzzing. Following in the footsteps of VMware’s other industry-rattling cloud partnership, VMC on AWS, Azure VMware Solutions brings together two of the IT world’s giants. In doing so, VMware and Microsoft have given customers […]

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Are Your Users Benefiting From These New Microsoft OneDrive Features Yet?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 31, 2019

Microsoft is constantly refining its OneDrive for Business platform to make it more valuable to end users (and employers). For already-swamped technology admins, keeping up with this steady stream of updates can be a lot to ask. Arraya’s Workspace team gave us their expert perspective on some of the most noteworthy features that have come […]

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