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Expert Q&A: VMware Everywhere

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 6, 2021

We check in with Ron Longley, Arraya’s Director, Data Center, to learn more about the concept of VMware Everywhere.

Everything You Need to Know about VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 31, 2021

Released earlier this year, VMware Cloud Foundation version 4.2 sports a deep bench of new features and integrations. Among the stated goals of these additions? Deliver enhancements in terms of scalability, security and support for developers. We reached out to our data management team to learn more about the ways in which this latest iteration […]

3 Questions Every Organization Should Ask Their Cloud Provider (and Themselves)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 17, 2021

An IT nightmare scenario came to life last week after a fire tore through a data center complex in Strasbourg, France operated by European cloud giant OVH. All told, the disaster took more than 3.5 million websites offline, including those of banks, government agencies, and beyond. Luckily, no one was injured in the blaze, which […]

6 Things Stopping Organizations from Maximizing Their Public Cloud ROI

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 15, 2021

Last year changed a lot of things, including the way many organizations view the public cloud. Once seen as an interesting alternative to onsite technologies, 2020, specifically the coronavirus, made the cloud mission critical. However, the public cloud’s value isn’t tied strictly to the pandemic, whose days are mercifully numbered. There’s long-term, fundamental value to […]

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Microsoft’s Software Assurance Program Revamp: Where Things Stand and What’s Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 18, 2021

Back in the fall of 2019, Microsoft laid out its timeline for overhauling its Software Assurance program. While that may feel like eons ago, only some of those changes have come to fruition. Others will go into effect this year and even beyond it. Organizations will need to make sure they’re ready to pivot accordingly […]

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Arraya Insights Vodcast: Episode 1

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 15, 2020

Episode 1: “The New Normal and the Hybrid Cloud” In this debut episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our team of subject matter experts talk about the impact of COVID-19 from an IT perspective. They also analyze the role the cloud has played – and can continue to play – in mitigating the pandemic’s impact […]

Cloud Migration Checklist: 8 Things to Do Before Your First Project

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 26, 2020

So your organization has decided to move to the cloud – but the question remains: what now? There’s still quite a lot to do even after the destination has been chosen. Mapping out the finer points of how the journey should unfold often falls to IT. There’s plenty riding on nailing that itinerary. Missteps early […]

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VMworld 2020 Recap: 9 Announcements You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 7, 2020

In a lot of ways, VMworld 2020 couldn’t have been more different than previous iterations of VMware’s annual solution showcase. This year’s event – like so many others in the industry – was all-virtual due to COVID-19. All you had to do to attend was sit down in front of your computer and log in. […]

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Microsoft Reveals the Future of Exchange Server as 2 End of Support Dates Near

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 5, 2020

With support set to run out on a pair of Exchange Server solutions in the coming weeks, Microsoft spent part of its annual Ignite conference shedding some light on the future of the platform. As it turns out, that future may end up looking a lot like the present. Those organizations planning to continue leveraging […]

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3 Operational Challenges Solved by Cisco ACI Anywhere

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 16, 2020

Your data is no longer hemmed in by four walls, so, why should those physical boundaries continue to define your data center? Cisco’s belief (one which Arraya shares) is that they shouldn’t and its ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) Anywhere solution is one way to begin deleting those legacy barriers. This software-defined network offering represents a […]

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