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

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 […]

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

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| 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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Sinkholes, Outages, and the True Value of DR as a Service

Arraya Insights| September 23, 2016

In 1994, I was a senior in high school. I hadn’t really entered the workforce beyond working at the local pool, JCPenney’s, and, just before my senior year, I worked to sort archives in the garage of my father’s office building. My father owned an actuarial firm in Allentown, located in the Corporate Plaza right […]

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Hospital Pays, Ransomware Attackers Want More: A Better Tactic

Arraya Insights| June 2, 2016

Even as examples of backup and disaster recovery mistakes pile up, organizations still don’t seem to be doing all they can to protect themselves. Consider the case of Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita, KS. The hospital recently fell victim to a ransomware attack and, in order to regain access to their files, the hospital agreed to […]

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What EMC’s DP Search and Superheroes Have in Common

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

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 […]

How to Bounce Back Quickly From a Data Breach

Arraya Insights| March 23, 2016

Data. It’s essentially the lifeblood that every organization has in common. Every day, businesses take more in, send more out, and make more themselves. Without data, we’d all be very far up a not so scenic creek with nowhere to go. Considering the value and volume of all of that data, it’s no surprise cyber […]

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Cloud-based or Onsite Backups? 3 Ways Cloud has the Edge

Arraya Insights| January 14, 2016

For years cloud-based backup solutions were dogged by concerns about availability, cost, and, perhaps the biggest of all, entrusting company data to an outside partner. However, the tide has turned. Support for more-traditional, onsite backup and recovery options has eroded according to data collected by Dimensional Research. In fact, 89% of companies surveyed said they […]

NYSE, United Airlines at Center of Nightmare Week for IT

Arraya Insights| July 15, 2015

At least momentarily during last week’s news cycle, for what seems like the first time in a long time, hackers and data breaches took a backseat to regular old IT glitches. On Wednesday, the New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines each suffered malfunctions that were not malicious attacks, but still caused outages and managed […]

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