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Dell EMC Announces Key Unity, VNX EOL Dates: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 4, 2017

Dell EMC recently announced several of its leading legacy data management technologies are set to go end of life (EOL) early next year. With support for these solutions beginning to  wind down, it’s time for businesses to start having the conversation about what comes next for their corporate data centers. Those who fail to get […]

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VMworld 2017 Day 2 Recap

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 30, 2017

Day two of VMworld 2017 brought with it even more news and announcements from the software virtualization giant. Once again, members of the Arraya team were there with pencils in hand, to capture the most important stories breaking out in Las Vegas. Here’s a look at some of the biggest announcements they witnessed during the second […]

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You May Be Ready for the Cloud, But is Your Network?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 24, 2017

Cloud migrations don’t have to be all or nothing ventures. After all, one of the great benefits of moving to the cloud is its flexibility. Businesses are free to determine everything from the workloads they wish to commit to the cloud, to their path to that destination, be it through a public, private, or hybrid […]

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Highlights and Analysis from Dell EMC World 2017

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 17, 2017

The name may have changed, however last week’s Dell EMC World remained an excellent place to get a look at IT’s present and future. The company’s first global conference since last year’s groundbreaking merger did not disappoint those who made the trek to Las Vegas for the conference, which ran from May 8 – May […]

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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 […]

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

Arraya Insights 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 […]

EMC's VMAX All-Flash, DSSD D5 News: Everything You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 22, 2016

This year was supposed to be the Year of the Monkey, however, EMC took things in a different direction with its recent VMAX All-Flash and DSSD D5 announcements. All of sudden, 2016 has become the Year of All-Flash for Primary Storage as the data storage giant expands its flash portfolio. With the elevation of all-flash, […]