How Dell EMC's DPA Will Have You Feeling Good About Backups

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 2, 2017

Picture having greater insight into your data protection environment. Imagine getting that insight without adding to the workloads of those managing said environment. Now imagine that – and forgive the paraphrase of a popular horror movie trope – the tool that would allow you to do those things is already in your data center. Data […]

HyperFlex: A Crash Course in Cisco’s Hyperconverged Solutions

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 24, 2017

If hyperconverged infrastructure has yet to make its presence felt in your data center, it may not be far off. Gartner analysts foresee that, within two years, hyperconverged infrastructure – the tightly integrated union of compute, storage, networking, and virtualization capabilities – will enter the “mainstream.” That prediction lines up with statements from Forrester concerning it […]

3 Tech Skills You Can Sharpen Right Now with Cisco’s dCloud

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 13, 2017

If you’re the kind of person who learns best when given the opportunity to get your hands dirty, Cisco’s dCloud should be right up your alley. This free, cloud-based lab infrastructure is open to anyone, partner, customer, or interested observer, provided he or she has a CCO ID. As long as you have that login […]

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What’s New in VxRail 4.0 and is it Right for You?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 9, 2016

Dell EMC’s VxRail appliance isn’t even a year old yet, but it’s already had a major effect on the world of hyper-converged infrastructure. With 123% quarterly growth and more than 3800 nodes deployed in 90+ countries, VxRail and its subsequent updates clearly have caught on with businesses looking to optimize their VMware environments. Here at […]

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Ready to upgrade vSphere? Here’s Why 6.5 is Your Best Bet

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 5, 2016

The end of support dates for a pair of popular VMware offerings came and went not that long ago. Businesses who’ve already upgraded – or at least have plans in place to do so – should have little to worry about. For those who have yet to set this process in motion, we’re going to […]

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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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How Has Your IT Environment Changed in 8 Years? (A Case Study)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 22, 2016

How has your company’s thought process around IT changed during the last eight years? Considering the speed at which technology moves, that’s basically a lifetime or more. As a business’ technological vision changes, so too can the partners it relies on to help execute that vision. Building long-term relationships, while beneficial, can be tough – […]

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Why You Need to Schedule a vSphere Health Check Today

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 16, 2016

Static, stationary, inactive – it’s doubtful any of these terms describe your organization’s vSphere deployment. In actuality, hosts and virtual machines are always on the move, with some changes occurring as often as daily. The ripple effects of these movements can be felt across IT environments and organizations as a whole and can make it […]

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What Arraya’s 3 Free VMware Assessments Can Do for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 28, 2016

With tech upgrades, there’s no such thing as too much information. More information allows IT leaders to better assess whether a solution meets their needs – in terms of technology, the business, and the budget. More information, better decisions is the guiding principle behind the trio of free VMware assessments Arraya Solutions offers. These assessments […]

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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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