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What’s New with Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN?

Arraya Insights| August 14, 2020

Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN made headlines recently with the announcement of several new features and capabilities on the platform. Several of these features are already generally available while others have only just begun their global rollout. All, however, are worth exploring more in depth, particularly as organizations everywhere continue to rethink the ways in which […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: SD-WAN: How to Find the Right Solution for Your Business

Arraya Insights| August 27, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 16: SD-WAN: How to Find the Right Solution for Your Business SD-WAN may just be five little letters, but it’s made a huge impact on the business world. With so many providers in the marketplace and so many solutions on the shelves, it’s not easy to find the right choice for […]

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Meraki or Viptela? Decoding the Use Cases of Cisco's SD-WAN Catalog

Arraya Insights| July 5, 2018

There are plenty of options available to businesses interested in deploying SD-WAN. Cisco alone has three separate offerings in the space, including Meraki (which it acquired in 2012) and Viptela (which it acquired last year). Parsing through reams of digital datasheets breaking down the value of each of these solutions takes time. Even then, after […]

SMBs Are Benefiting from SD-WAN Adoption - Here's How

Arraya Insights| May 24, 2018

Larger organizations are often seen as the ideal use case for SD-WAN technology – and they have flocked to it. In fact, almost three-quarters (74%) of mid-to-enterprise sized businesses acknowledged exploring SD-WAN in lab trials during 2017, according to a recent IHS Markit study. The prediction from IHS is that many of those businesses will […]

Thinking SD WAN? 4 Features You Need on Your Wish List

Arraya Insights| June 6, 2017

  If software-defined WAN (SD WAN) technology isn’t currently a part of your organization’s networking strategy, give it a little longer and it likely will be. That’s the takeaway from a pair of predictions from leading industry research firms Gartner and IDC. Each believes that, within just a few years, SD WAN technology is going […]

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Finding the Right Cloud-Based Backup Solution: Top 3 Questions

Arraya Insights| July 7, 2015

If there’s anyone who doesn’t need to be made more aware of how critical backups are, it’s the folks in IT. After all, one of IT’s chief responsibilities is securing the company’s second most valuable asset (after its people): namely, its data. And then there’s dealing with the clean up when security efforts go awry. […]

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Cisco Enterprise Executive Connection - Update 3: The Intelligent WAN

Arraya Insights| February 13, 2015

Most companies have spent a lot of time and money trying to provide adequate application performance to their branch offices.  This usually has involved buying larger MPLS circuits, installing dedicated optimization appliances, and deploying virtual desktops.  With Cisco’s new IWAN offering, organizations can now gain control over their spiraling branch office infrastructure investments.  Using a […]

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Cisco Enterprise Executive Connection – Update 2: A Better Way to Buy Cisco Software

Arraya Insights| February 12, 2015

While most people don’t think of Cisco as a software company, they are the 5th largest software company in the world.  Why then has it always been so complex to purchase and consume Cisco software?  Cisco has heard our frustration and has just announced Cisco ONE Software.  Cisco ONE helps make buying, managing, and upgrading […]

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New Releases From Cisco Ease Wide Area Network Complications

Arraya Insights| December 12, 2014

Rising user expectations. Concern over how applications perform. Rapidly advancing and changing security threats. The desire to balance operational simplicity with cost optimization. Sound familiar? They’re just a few of the headaches companies face with their branch office and wide area networks.   As organizations have expanded to cover more territory, these networks have become […]

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