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WBA Takes Control of OpenRoaming: 5 Ways You Could Benefit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 13, 2020

Cisco’s OpenRoaming wireless solution got significantly more, for lack of a better word, open last month. In fact, OpenRoaming is now so open, it can no longer even be called a Cisco solution. In mid-March, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced plans to assume control over OpenRoaming, elevating it to a global wireless standard. The […]

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4 Often Overlooked - Yet Effective - Basic Layer 2 Security Features

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 20, 2016

Effective cybersecurity requires a team of systems to pull together, and just like with any team, this one is only as strong as its weakest link. In many networks, that weakest link is Layer 2 of the OSI model, aka, the data link layer. Since the different layers in OSI work independently of each other, […]

Manufacturing’s Top 6 Technology Challenges

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 16, 2016

During the last year, the Arraya team has had dozens of conversations with manufacturers representing a fairly diverse cross section of the industry. Very often, regardless of their focus, these companies have reported being plagued by similar sets of technology challenges. The frequency with which these issues come up inspired us to put together a […]

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CMX Cloud: What Do Visitors Want & Where Are They Going?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 28, 2016

Want more insight into the way people move throughout your facility? What about a way to increase the level of engagement between visitors and your organization? If either of those objectives are on your radar, then Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Cloud should be there as well. CMX Cloud makes use of the wireless infrastructure […]

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Finding Stability in the Chaotic Networking Space

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 22, 2016

For the last several years, the trend in the networking space has been consolidation. A quick flyby of the landscape shows businesses are in search of greater mobility. As such, those organizations have begun to see wireless connectivity as a key piece of their business strategy. However, they’re not looking to cut the cord either. […]

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What Microsoft's New Azure Update Can Do For Your VMware VMs

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 30, 2016

Microsoft just made protecting VMware virtual machines (VMs) in the Azure cloud as seamless as possible – and it did so while lowering cost of ownership and improving manageability. Those are some of the takeaways from a recent announcement by the tech giant concerning the enhanced VMware-to-Azure functionality that has come to Azure Site Recovery […]

Looking at the Value of IoT

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| March 7, 2016

I’ve written in this space previously about IT trends and Arraya’s methods for carefully weeding out the flashes-in-the-pan from those destined to fundamentally change the way companies do business. One term you’ve probably heard quite a bit lately is Internet of Things, or IoT. From my point of view as a technology executive, it’s clear […]

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Choosing the Best Cisco Wireless Solution for Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 8, 2016

Cisco has an extensive catalog of solutions available to organizations interested in increasing their wireless capabilities. With so many options to choose from, finding the one that’s the right fit can prove tricky. In order to help organizations more easily navigate this process, we’ve compiled a list of the four of the most popular wireless […]

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Recapping Arraya’s Delaware Valley Manufacturing IoT Summit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 4, 2015

Representatives from across the manufacturing vertical gathered at the Sheraton Valley Forge in King of Prussia on Wednesday, 12/2, for the Delaware Valley Manufacturing Internet of Things (IoT) Summit. This event, which was a joint venture of Arraya Solutions, Cisco and MapR, was designed to showcase some of the latest technologies allowing manufacturers to better […]

Less Downtime, Fewer Defects: Business Benefits of IoT in Manufacturing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 19, 2015

How much is unplanned downtime on your production floor going to cost your company? Obviously there are plenty of different factors impacting that figure. One estimate cited by the folks at Cisco said the price tag could come to $20,000 per minute. No matter the dollar figure, the consensus will likely be that any losses […]