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Microsoft as a Security Company? 6 Updates Behind the Cliché

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 3, 2019

Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone describe Microsoft as a “security company” at some point in the last few years. We can’t say for sure – maybe because your Microsoft desktop is so secure – but we’re guessing there are plenty of hands in the air. We get it. Given cyber security’s status as […]

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Making Sense of M365, O365 & Microsoft Modern Desktop Licensing

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 6, 2019

Let’s admit it, in terms of branding, Microsoft 365 and Office 365 look similar. Some might say too similar. However, beyond the marketing exists two distinct solutions. One offering embodies the in-demand idea of the modern desktop. The other is simply a part of the modernization puzzle. We sought out, with a hand from our […]

Mapping – and Navigating – Microsoft’s EA Changes

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 21, 2018

When Microsoft first unveiled plans for a series of Office and Windows licensing and price changes, the October 1 go-live date seemed so far away. But now? October is right around the corner and so too is that revamped price structure. Before it hits, organizations should make sure they can answer the following questions. What […]

Tech Leaders Band Together Around Microsoft Ignite: 8 Takeaways

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 26, 2017

Microsoft’s Ignite conference bills itself as an “every tech event” and it lived up to that moniker this year. If you made it to Orlando, FL for Ignite last month, you witnessed several key announcements from Microsoft, including a look at what the future holds for its Skype for Business and Teams solutions. However, the […]

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Your Office 365 Journey: What Comes After Email?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 12, 2017

Almost every customer that moves to Office 365 starts the migration with email. Perhaps it has to do with the send/receive relationship of email. Regardless, email is the function most IT organizations are comfortable using to test the cloud. At Arraya, we enable this by helping customers create a rock-solid tenant, layer on some security, […]

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Are You Benefiting Yet From These 5 New Office 365 Features?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 11, 2017

Office 365 is the undisputed king of collaboration. No other solution offers the benefits of the cloud while covering the range of collaboration services that Microsoft offers – from email to voice, conferencing to social portals, intelligent security to personal file sharing, and more. Office 365 E3 has been the sweet spot for many organizations […]

Smooth Exchange Online Migrations Start Here: 6 Things to Consider

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 7, 2017

Exchange Online migrations have a clearly defined endpoint: the cloud. Once there, businesses gain access to the inherent ease of use and management that goes with the cloud as well as features such as built-in anti-malware capabilities and data loss protection. If that’s where the journey ends, how does one get there? Over the years, […]

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An Inside Look at Arraya’s Mini Microsoft Ignite Event

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 19, 2016

Recently, Arraya gave folks who were unable to attend Microsoft’s Ignite conference back in September a second chance to immerse themselves in the tech giant’s world. Speakers from both Arraya and Microsoft were on hand at Microsoft’s Malvern, PA offices to showcase Ignite highlights, upcoming releases, and more. This new event, which was billed as […]

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Exchange 2007 Nears End of Life: What Comes Next?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 2, 2016

Five short months are all that remain until Exchange Server 2007 goes end of life. As the April 11, 2017 expiration date for Exchange extended support nears, businesses still using it face a fork in the road. They can assume the risks of using outdated and unsupported technology and press on with Exchange 2007 (not […]

Don't Leave Securing Email to End Users

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 19, 2016

Regardless of who you vote for on November 8th, one occurrence in the campaign has shaken every email administrator to their core, namely the WikiLeaks dump of John Podesta’s emails. While  the details of how the hack occurred are scarce, clearly Podesta’s entire mailbox was accessed and subsequently dumped. The only detail known is that […]

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