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Do This Before Committing to IT Upgrades

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 11, 2019

More or the same, but probably not less. That projects to be the story of technology budgets in 2020 according to Spiceworks’ 2020 State of IT survey. Nearly half of participants (44%) said they expect technology budgets to increase in the new year while another 44% believe they will stay the same. For those who […]

Dell EMC Announces Key Unity, VNX EOL Dates: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 4, 2017

Dell EMC recently announced several of its leading legacy data management technologies are set to go end of life (EOL) early next year. With support for these solutions beginning to  wind down, it’s time for businesses to start having the conversation about what comes next for their corporate data centers. Those who fail to get […]

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Ready to upgrade vSphere? Here’s Why 6.5 is Your Best Bet

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 5, 2016

The end of support dates for a pair of popular VMware offerings came and went not that long ago. Businesses who’ve already upgraded – or at least have plans in place to do so – should have little to worry about. For those who have yet to set this process in motion, we’re going to […]

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Microsoft Ends ‘Pick-a-Patch’: What Should You Do Now?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 25, 2016

Big changes are coming to the patching process for Windows 7 and 8.1 this fall. Microsoft recently announced that, starting in October 2016, admins will no longer be able to pick and choose which patches they want to apply. Instead, patching will be conducted using a cumulative, Windows 10-inspired approach. The list of pros far […]

Floppy Disks & Windows XP: 3 Reasons Not to Delay Tech Upgrades

Dan Lifshutz Dan Lifshutz| July 7, 2016

I’m sure most people in IT thought the days of floppy disks as headline-worthy technology were long gone. I know I did. However, we were all proven wrong recently when the 8-inch floppy disk made a shocking return to the public eye. The storage devices featured prominently in a headline-grabbing report by the Government Accountability […]

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What Microsoft's New Azure Update Can Do For Your VMware VMs

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 30, 2016

Microsoft just made protecting VMware virtual machines (VMs) in the Azure cloud as seamless as possible – and it did so while lowering cost of ownership and improving manageability. Those are some of the takeaways from a recent announcement by the tech giant concerning the enhanced VMware-to-Azure functionality that has come to Azure Site Recovery […]