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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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5% of Companies Claim No Data Protection Challenges – Is That a Good Thing?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 5, 2019

In Dell EMC’s 2018 Global Data Protection Index, 95% of organizations surveyed admitted facing at least one data protection challenge, but it’s that other 5% that has us worried. Data protection is becoming an existential issue. It’s hard to imagine any business feeling confident enough to call themselves challenge-free. It raises the question, are those […]

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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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5 Dell EMC Stories From VMworld 2017 You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 15, 2017

The news broke fast and furious at VMworld last month, keeping the members of the Arraya team in attendance plenty busy as they attempted to experience (and document) everything that took place. While their efforts were admirable – check out their coverage HERE and HERE – there’s still plenty of stories to dive in more […]

vSphere Data Protection Goes EOA – What’s Next? (& 5 Other Pressing Questions)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 27, 2017

Heads up: VMware just announced its vSphere Data Protection (VDP) offering has reached end of availability (EOA). This means all vSphere versions coming after 6.5 will no longer feature the backup and recovery solution. Naturally, customers who count on vSphere Data Protection to defend their virtualized data are going to have a few concerns as it […]

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Arraya’s Plan for Making 2017 A Better Year for Cyber Security

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| March 31, 2017

My previous post, a recap of how Arraya spent our 2016, kept to the year’s highlights. While this new post will also look back at last year, I’d like to focus in on a single issue: cyber security. Unfortunately, doing so requires going back to some of last year’s lowest points. Despite all of the positive developments […]

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4 User Mistakes That Will Have You Wishing for Dell EMC Spanning

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 4, 2016

Cloud vendors typically have your back when they make a mistake that puts your data in jeopardy, but what if that mistake comes from inside your company? According to Dell EMC, human error is responsible for 64% of data loss. That’s a lot of damage being chalked up to employee carelessness or them just plain […]

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Our Approach to Avamar/DD - and How it Can Benefit You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 3, 2016

A recent study sought to gauge the level of confidence organizations have in their approach to data protection – and the results were not pretty. The Dell EMC study revealed less-than-overwhelming confidence in here-and-now recovery abilities and painted an even bleaker picture of future prospects. Considering this study pinned the average cost of data loss at […]

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Data Breach Survival: How to Keep Your Finances & Reputation Intact

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 14, 2016

What’s the best way to minimize the financial impact of a data breach? The easy answer? Don’t have one. While describing that ideal end state may be easy, anyone in IT security knows actually achieving it is not. For today’s cyber crooks, data breaches are a business and, according to one recent survey, business is […]

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What EMC’s DP Search and Superheroes Have in Common

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 25, 2016

Today’s businesses back up a dizzying amount of data. Sifting through that amassed information to find and restore a specific file accidentally deleted by an end user is no small undertaking. However, limitations such as an inability to search cross-server or cross-platform only further complicate the process for those tasked with managing backups. What would […]

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