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Microsoft’s Power Platform: How These 4 Products Are Ready to Modernize Your Business

Arraya Insights| January 21, 2022

Technology has the power to transform a business. However, many businesses aren’t taking advantage of the features that are available with the licensing they’re already paying for.   Microsoft’s Power Platform is a collection of products that grants users the capability to enhance their productivity, innovation, and collaboration through low-code tools. This line of business intelligence application development and connectivity software provides a low code solution. This means businesses no longer need […]

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Set Up Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Cloud Management Gateway  (MECM-CMG) in 5 Steps 

Arraya Insights| January 17, 2022

The Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) is designed to support devices that are Configuration Manager clients and not connected or reachable within corporate networks. In addition to providing management capabilities, updates, servicing, and task sequences, the CMG can seamlessly connect to Azure cloud resources over the internet without the use of VPNs (virtual private networks).   This allows users to manage clients that roam on the internet or are in branch offices across the WAN, without exposing your on-premises infrastructure to the […]

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Microsoft’s Cloud Management Gateway (CMG): 8 of Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

Arraya Insights| January 6, 2022

While some employees are slowly returning to the office, a generous portion of the workforce is still logging in remotely. In some capacity, remote work is here to stay indefinitely.   As more companies become acquainted with a hybrid workforce, they’re often met with challenges related to managing their remote clients, enabling endpoint protection, distributing software, and more. With Microsoft’s Cloud Management Gateway, users can safely manage remote clients without exposing their on-premises infrastructure to the internet.   So, […]

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Three Options for Migrating SQL Servers to Azure

Arraya Insights| January 5, 2022

Are your traditional on-premises SQL Server databases holding your business back? For users looking to accelerate their digital transformation, migrating from a traditional on-premises SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Database offers several benefits. These include reduced costs, increased innovation capabilities, tighter security measures, and compliance with regulations.    Migrating to Azure is the logical next step for many businesses who may need to increase capacity, rethink their disaster recovery method, or reduce unnecessary costs.   […]

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Which Cloud Disaster Recovery Solution is Right for Your Company? 4 Points to Consider First

Arraya Insights| December 14, 2021

No matter how strong your cyber security position, there will always be a chance your business could fall victim to a cyber attack. Today, cyber attacks lead to loss of critical and confidential information, resulting in significant business interruption costs. A cloud disaster recovery solution is a service that provides organizations with failover capabilities and […]

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Microsoft to Increase Office 365 Commercial Pricing in 2022

Arraya Insights| December 2, 2021

When remote work became the norm in 2020, the need for remote collaboration capabilities became more important than ever. Many employees and organizations are now moving forward with a remote or hybrid workforce and don’t plan to look back. Throughout this process, Microsoft continuously reinvested in their products to bring new innovations to users, further enhancing our remote work and collaboration capabilities.    For the first time in 10 years, […]

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Microsoft 365 Tenant-to-Tenant Migrations: What to Expect, How to Prepare, & 3 Tips to Ensure Success

Arraya Insights| November 22, 2021

The workplace must be prepared for change. Whether companies seek to develop outside of their traditional core or adopt new workflows to remain competitive, change is a necessary process. For many companies, one of the biggest changes they will face is a merger, acquisition, or divestiture. Within these scenarios, a Microsoft 365 tenant-to-tenant migration can […]

Microsoft Warning: FoggyWeb Malware Targets Active Directory FS Servers

Arraya Insights| November 16, 2021

Cyber-crime has dangerously increased in recent years. Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the average ransomware demand increased from $5,000 in 2018 to $200,000 in 2020. This year, we saw the largest ever ransomware payout by an insurance company at $40 million. The onslaught of cyber-attacks continues to evolve with recent strikes on global IT chains […]

Microsoft Ignite 2021 Round Up: Hybrid Work, Remote Collaboration, & Security

Arraya Insights| November 11, 2021

While we were already on the forefront of digital transformation, the pandemic pushed us forward much faster than anticipated. From the Metaverse to new Teams collaboration tools, Microsoft Ignite 2021 – held virtually November 2-4, 2021 – had several exciting announcements that will enhance remote collaboration, all while focusing on security.   Overall, Microsoft is working to better integrate its […]

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Prepping for Cloud Security in 2022: Is Your Business Ready?

Arraya Insights| November 9, 2021

While advancements in technology can make significant improvements in our daily lives, they also increase the attack surface for hackers. Today, everyone has become a target and cyber criminals know they’re on a lucrative track. As long as there’s money in it for them, they’re not slowing down anytime soon.   Implementing new technology has become vital for […]

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