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What Cisco's Collaboration Shakeup Could Mean for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 19, 2018

Last month, Cisco announced a number of upcoming changes to its collaboration portfolio, including the retirement of its Spark brand and the launch of Webex Teams. Far from marketing housekeeping, the announcements are part of a seismic shift in Cisco’s approach to collaboration. As many of these changes have taken effect, they’ve opened new opportunities […]

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An Insider’s Guide to the Arraya Tech Summit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 4, 2018

Is June 7th circled on your calendar? It should be! That’s the date of the Arraya Tech Summit! Now in its fourth year, the Tech Summit has grown into our flagship event. If you haven’t joined us for a Tech Summit, it’s a full day of deep dives into the tools and trends shaping IT. […]

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The Latest on Meltdown, Spectre & What They Mean for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 26, 2018

A few weeks ago, the world was first introduced to Meltdown and Spectre and these hardware security vulnerabilities have been a constant source of IT headaches ever since. If you haven’t read it yet, Tom Clerici, Arraya’s Cyber Security Practice Director, has put together a plain English explanation of how Meltdown and Spectre operate and, […]

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2017 Rewind: 10 Stories that Rattled Information Technology

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 28, 2017

Before we officially send 2017 to that big data center in the sky, we thought we should take a look back at the year in technology news – and what a year it was! During the last 12 months, cyber attacks seemingly grew larger and more vicious, capturing the full attention of those inside IT […]

10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Arraya

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 4, 2017

Technology doesn’t sit still and so neither does Arraya. That’s why, as a company, we’re always challenging ourselves to come up with new ways to help our customers reach their IT goals. Over the years, we’ve developed a long enough list of services that it can be easy to miss one or two of the […]

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Microsoft Ignite: Demystifying the Future of Skype for Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 27, 2017

One of the big announcements from Day 1 of Microsoft Ignite 2017 lost a little steam due to an accidental leak a couple of weeks ago. Some Office 365 admins were greeted with a message  announcing that, in a year, Skype for Business (SfB) Online would be absorbed into Microsoft Teams. The suddenness of the […]

Don’t Treat Office 365 Like A Gym Membership

Matthew Sekol Matthew Sekol| September 18, 2017

Shortly after college, I joined a gym. It wasn’t that I was overweight, it just seemed like something I should do – a healthy lifestyle change. The gym assigned me a personalized coach in the first session to build a quick exercise plan. I took the guidance, but didn’t really get anywhere. After a few […]

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Tapping the Hidden Value of Aging Endpoints with Cisco TMP

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 13, 2017

Even in our mobile-first world, the desktop phone remains a staple of business collaboration. For many – 65% according to research conducted by CIO Online – it’s their preferred method of taking business calls. Beyond their importance as a vehicle for collaboration, these phones may also be hiding additional value, particularly as they age. Under […]

Cisco Spark Board Aims to Make You Kiss Your Whiteboards Goodbye

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 26, 2017

Has the time come to put your business’s whiteboard out to pasture? These decidedly low-tech devices have maintained their place as a conference room centerpiece for a long time. However, in recent years, a number of challengers have appeared to test their dominance. Among the latest is Cisco’s Spark Board, a device that seeks to […]

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Your Office 365 Journey: What Comes After Email?

Matthew Sekol Matthew Sekol| April 12, 2017

Almost every customer that moves to Office 365 starts the migration with email. Perhaps it has to do with the send/receive relationship of email. Regardless, email is the function most IT organizations are comfortable using to test the cloud. At Arraya, we enable this by helping customers create a rock-solid tenant, layer on some security, […]

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