Cisco Study Reveals Perception Gap on IT Security

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 19, 2015

You’ve heard of the generation gap, well, it turns out there’s also an IT-security-perception gap. The name doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, but here’s how it works: Ask IT leaders about the state of their companies’ security and there’s a decent chance they’ll reply with a rosy image. Ask companies’ lower level […]

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Cisco Data Center Partner Connection - Update 2: Cisco's Integrated Infrastructure for OpenStack

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 13, 2015

Cisco is the clear market leader for Integrated Infrastructure with solutions developed with VCE, EMC, NetApp, IBM, Hitachi, Nimble, and Simplivity using software from VMware and Microsoft.  Cisco’s strategy has been very clear, to offer customers choice.  Cisco is adding a new option, the Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform […]

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Cisco Data Center Partner Connection - Update 1: Where IoT, Big Data, and Analytics Meet

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Cisco has been touting the Internet of Things for several years, calling it a $19 trillion global opportunity over the next decade.  There are roughly 25 billion devices connected to the Internet today, but it is estimated that it will double to 50 billion by 2020.  That’s a lot of new devices, and who is […]

Cisco Enterprise Executive Connection - Update 3: The Intelligent WAN

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Most companies have spent a lot of time and money trying to provide adequate application performance to their branch offices.  This usually has involved buying larger MPLS circuits, installing dedicated optimization appliances, and deploying virtual desktops.  With Cisco’s new IWAN offering, organizations can now gain control over their spiraling branch office infrastructure investments.  Using a […]

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Cisco Enterprise Executive Connection – Update 2: A Better Way to Buy Cisco Software

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 12, 2015

While most people don’t think of Cisco as a software company, they are the 5th largest software company in the world.  Why then has it always been so complex to purchase and consume Cisco software?  Cisco has heard our frustration and has just announced Cisco ONE Software.  Cisco ONE helps make buying, managing, and upgrading […]

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Cisco Enterprise Executive Connection - Update 1: Multigigabit Wireless and the Campus LAN

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While most companies are still considering moving to Gigabit Wireless (802.11ac Wave 1), multigigabit wireless is just around the corner.  802.11ac Wave 2 promises speeds up to 6.8 Gbps.  This speed is necessary to support the applications and user density that enterprises need today.  There’s just one problem with it: the switches and cables most […]