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White Paper: What's Working (& What Isn't) in Cybersecurity

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 31, 2016

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, or as it’s also known, October, is typically a big deal here at Arraya. Sure, cybersecurity has really come to dominate the technology conversation year-round, however, there’s nothing wrong with giving it a little extra attention for 31 days. All month long, we’ve posted stories on our blog and on social […]

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Is the Clock Ticking on Your UC Manager Deployment?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 12, 2016

This summer is still winding down, but it’s never too early to start looking ahead to next summer – especially for businesses who rely on Cisco’s UC Manager. On July 31, 2017, UC Manager versions 8.5 and 8.6 will each reach their end-of-support date. Life won’t be easy for businesses caught still using either of […]

6 Reasons Windows Server 2016 Has Hyper-V Fans Excited

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 8, 2016

Microsoft’s Ignite conference is fast approaching and with it comes the release of the company’s latest server OS, Windows Server 2016. Between the new security features and the cloud-readiness, there are plenty of reasons for folks in IT to be excited about the impending release. Hyper-V admins in particular have a lot to look forward […]

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Recapping Day 1 of VMworld

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 31, 2016

Thousands of attendees from around the world converged on Las Vegas yesterday to kick off VMworld 2016. Taking center stage during the company’s annual four-day conference will be its latest virtualization and cloud innovations. Unable to make it to this year’s event? Arraya has you covered. A member of our virtualization practice will be onsite […]

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Fallout from New Microsoft Security Patch - and How to Fix it

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 6, 2016

A new security patch from Microsoft could carry frustrating side effects for IT teams who apply it. The patch, identified as MS16-072, secures machines against “man-in-the-middle” attacks. In the process of doing that, however, it may cause issues with an organization’s Group Policy settings and how they’re applied. With the MS16-072 update, Microsoft purposefully changed […]

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How to Make Your Company Less Appealing to Hackers

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 19, 2016

Throw a few speed bumps in their paths and many cyber criminals will give up and look for easier targets. That was one of the takeaways from a blog post we did back in March on cyber-attacks from the attackers perspective. More recently, this sentiment was echoed in Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). […]

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EMC World 2016 Day 1 Highlights

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 3, 2016

Day 1 of EMC World 2016 is in the books and the yearly assemblage of IT leaders and EMC aficionados from across the country got off to a flying start. Highlights from Las Vegas included a keynote from Super Bowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning and an introduction of an official name for the combined infrastructure power […]

Cisco Partner Summit 2016: 3 Must-Know Announcements

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 6, 2016

Recently, members of the Arraya Solutions team made the cross-country trek to the Cisco Partner Summit in San Diego, CA. The week-long event featured plenty of announcements and sessions likely to pique the interest of Cisco customers and end users alike. Now that our team members have had ample time to review their notes, digest what […]

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What to Do When Your Cloud Provider Shuts Down

Matthew Sekol Matthew Sekol| February 18, 2016

Last October, HP announced it was shutting down its public cloud services. This week, we found out that Verizon will be shutting down pieces of its own cloud service by April 12, 2016. While storage services appear to still be intact, this is a risk that a lot of customers might not be willing to […]

Google Apps – A Distraction, Not a Disruption

Matthew Sekol Matthew Sekol| October 30, 2015

There’s been some interesting news regarding Google Apps for Work recently. First was the announcement that Google is making a very aggressive move in its battle to win the hearts of the Enterprise. At a high level, Google will give away Google Apps to companies with a Microsoft EA as long as they promise to subscribe […]

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