5 Reasons VMware Cloud on AWS Has IT Excited About Disaster Recovery

Arraya Insights| December 21, 2018

Is VMware Cloud on AWS really worth the hype? We posed this question to members of our Data Center team in a recent post. In response, they rattled off four of the solution’s most valuable use cases. However, they cautioned us that our initial question was too broad and its answers too complex to cover […]

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Segmentation – The Last Line of Security

Arraya Insights| December 5, 2018

This is the first post in a weekly, ongoing, deep dive series into the subject of segmentation. Each post will be written by a member of Arraya’s technical or tactical teams, focusing on a specific piece of this extremely broad, highly transformational topic.  When I was in college, downloading free music from Napster was the […]

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

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| 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 […]

6 Questions You Need to Answer Before A Network Outage

Arraya Insights| March 29, 2018

Support contracts aren’t a sexy topic. They’re tedious, they consume a ton of time and energy, and, when the process is over, those efforts may net IT an even larger expense to fit into budgets. Actually, saying support contracts typically aren’t a sexy subject may be putting it mildly, however, as any organization that’s run […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Simplifying the Complexities of Data Center Modernization

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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‘Heroic’ NotPetya Recovery and the Case for Prevention Over Cures

Arraya Insights| February 6, 2018

New details have emerged concerning one company’s efforts to recover from last summer’s NotPetya attacks and they definitely call to mind that old cliché about an ounce of prevention equaling a pound of cure. Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, was one of many organizations that fell victim to the outbreak, which initially appeared to […]

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Victim No More: Put Your Data Out of Ransomware’s Reach

Arraya Insights| July 31, 2017

  Now that the dust has settled on Petya (NotPetya, etc.), businesses and countries are attempting to come to terms with the malware outbreak, which began in Ukraine before spreading to an estimated 65 countries globally. Petya was initially believed to be a ransomware campaign similar to WannaCry. However, security experts later came to see […]

Taking Your First Steps into the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Arraya Insights| May 31, 2017

Working for different cloud providers for the past six or so years, I’ve seen some major changes in how the conversation has gone. Early on, most of the conversations I was involved in revolved around, “What is this ‘cloud’ thing I keep hearing about?” This evolved into “How do I get started in the cloud?” […]

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Two IT Disaster Recovery Misses - and One Big Win

Arraya Insights| May 11, 2017

Five hours isn’t all that long in the grand scheme of things – but it might as well be an eternity during a data center outage. That’s more than enough time for a company to run up sizeable bills attempting to rectify the situation. It’s also plenty of time to give customers a negative experience […]

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