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Windows 11: Everything You Need to Know

Arraya Insights| July 23, 2021

For PC users, a Windows update may mean new and exciting features to look forward to, while others may dread the unknowns of change. Reported to be available as early as October 2021 and into 2022, Windows 11 will bring a new, serene look that’s meant to simplify your desktop space and help users optimize […]

Skype for Business to Retire on July 31, 2021: Are You Ready?

Arraya Insights| July 20, 2021

Back on July 30, 2019, Microsoft announced that they would be retiring Skype for Business in two years, opting to transition customers to the more successful collaboration hub, Microsoft Teams. Prior to the pandemic, Teams had approximately 32 million daily users. To provide some perspective on the workforce’s increased need for remote collaboration, the number […]

Expert Q&A: Microsoft Teams Update

Arraya Insights| June 16, 2021

Chuck Kiessling (Senior Director, Presales Solutions) and John Salmons Jr. (Inside Sales Engineer) dive into some of the most recent updates to come to Microsoft Teams, including enhanced controls for meeting organizers, instant collaboration options, and a few industry-specific features.

Step-By-Step: SharePoint List Data Management with Power Apps

Joseph Noble| June 10, 2021

Microsoft built native integration between Power Apps and SharePoint to make customizing list management experiences extremely easy. In this step-by-step walk through, we’ll dive into just how straightforward of a process it is to manage SharePoint list data with Power Apps. To get started, let’s create a list: To save time, we will create the […]

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4 Ways Azure VMware Solution Takes Disruption Out of Cloud Migrations

Arraya Insights| April 14, 2021

Disruption isn’t hard to come by lately. Between global health crises, ever-advancing digital threats and rapidly evolving technology solutions, today’s organizations have all they can handle. Many seek out the cloud as a counterbalance to that upheaval, but too often it only ends up adding to it. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. […]

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More Efficient and More Secure? Inside Microsoft’s Evolving Cyber Security Catalog

Arraya Insights| March 23, 2021

Change is in the air for Microsoft’s cyber security portfolio. Beginning at last fall’s all-virtual Ignite conference, the company embraced a mission to help organizations more efficiently navigate and deploy its security catalog. We reached out to our in-house Microsoft experts to learn more about these changes and what they could mean for organizations eager […]

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Interoperability at the Forefront: 4 Key Microsoft Ignite Announcements

Arraya Insights| March 18, 2021

Microsoft generated plenty of headlines during its Ignite conference earlier this month, however, it wasn’t the only tech giant to do so. Dell Technologies and VMware also got in on the action, unveiling several headline-worthy items of their own during this year’s all-virtual event. Created in collaboration with Microsoft, these new solutions are set to […]

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Expert Q&A: Shared Channel Calendar and Who App Demos

Arraya Insights| March 15, 2021

John Salmons, one of Arraya’s Inside Sales Engineers, demonstrates how to use two of the newest apps in Microsoft Teams: the Shared Channel Calendar and Who.

Microsoft Edge Legacy End of Support: What Can You Expect from the ‘New’ Edge?

Arraya Insights| March 9, 2021

Microsoft’s Edge browser is nearing an edge of its own. In just a few short weeks, support will run out for the browser, leaving users without the patches and updates needed to ensure a safe online experience. However, Microsoft has already laid out a post-Edge path for organizations to follow, one that won’t require learning […]

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Microsoft Debuts New Features (and Ways to Save) on Windows Virtual Desktop

Arraya Insights| February 25, 2021

Microsoft kicked off 2021 with a master class session on a topic that has grown near and dear to many IT pros’ hearts over the last twelve months or so: Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). Primarily a chance for admins to learn how to better deploy and manage virtual desktops and apps directly from Microsoft’s experts, […]

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