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Dell EMC Targets Unstructured Data with Isilon Replacement PowerScale

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 25, 2020

PowerScale, the latest entry in Dell EMC’s storage portfolio and the official successor to the Isilon solution line, reached general availability recently. With this new release, Dell EMC seeks to address the ever-expanding need for help managing and storing unstructured data, particularly in the form of documents, images, and videos. Research firm Gartner anticipates this […]

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VNX, Isilon and More Key 2020 Dell EMC End of Support Dates

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 9, 2020

Several key Dell EMC solutions are set to hit major lifecycle milestones this year, including end of life (EoL) and end of standard support (EoSS). If any of the following technologies can be found in your data center, the time to start prepping an upgrade plan is now. This way, when the clock strikes zero […]

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Surviving vSphere 6.0 End of Support: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 23, 2019

On March 12, 2020, VMware will officially conclude support for vSphere 6.0, marking the end of the line for the roughly half-decade old virtualization platform. Once that happens, organizations that haven’t moved to a more modern alternative will be left to carry on without the benefit of security patches or performances fixes. Avoiding concerns like […]

Dell EMC’s Unity 4.5 OE Release: 4 Reasons to Upgrade

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 28, 2019

Dell EMC just released a software update for its Unity line of midrange storage offerings, one that promises to put an array of new features into the hands of data center admins. Far from just adding new bells and whistles, Dell EMC’s Unity 4.5 OE looks to make data storage, and data management, more efficient. […]

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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 […]

VMworld 2018 Recap: 3 Things You Should Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 19, 2018

VMworld 2018 may be in the books but don’t count on its impact fading any time soon. Once again, VMware’s annual technology showcase didn’t disappoint in terms of noteworthy announcements. Once our Data Center team had time to digest all of the news to come out of the conference, we got their take on the […]

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5 Questions SMBs Still Have About IDPA DP4400 (Plus Our Answers)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 5, 2018

Dell EMC’s newest offering in the SMB data protection space, called Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) DP4400, arrived with a bang earlier this summer. While the name may not exactly roll off the tongue, Dell EMC’s promises regarding the solution’s cost to protection and data deduplication rate have drummed up plenty of conversation nonetheless. Here […]

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Strategy Tuned to Modern Threats?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 13, 2018

If your organization’s disaster recovery strategy received a grade, what score would it get? As we referenced in a recent blog (5 Signs a Data Center Modernization Project is in Your Future), a sizable number of businesses might not be happy with their marks. According to the research featured in that post, only 27% of […]

What We Learned About vSphere 6.7 at VMware EMPOWER: 5 Keys

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 30, 2018

Recently, IT partners descended upon Atlanta, GA for VMware EMPOWER – four days of hands-on training and accreditation opportunities all revolving around the company’s cloud, virtualization, and workspace solutions. Perhaps the event’s most newsworthy moment involved the immediate release of vSphere 6.7, the latest incarnation of VMware’s flagship server virtualization software. Several members of the Arraya Solutions […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Simplifying the Complexities of Data Center Modernization

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 5: Simplifying the Complexities of Data Center Modernization Arraya Insights Radio is back for a new year of podcasting on the topics and trends shaping today’s IT environments! In this episode, our team goes beyond the refresh cycle to explore and explain the realities of bringing data centers into the modern […]

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