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Microsoft Debuts New Features (and Ways to Save) on Windows Virtual Desktop

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 25, 2021

Microsoft kicked off 2021 with a master class session on a topic that has grown near and dear to many IT pros’ hearts over the last twelve months or so: Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). Primarily a chance for admins to learn how to better deploy and manage virtual desktops and apps directly from Microsoft’s experts, […]

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How Microsoft and VMware Plan to Make Your Virtual Meetings Better

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 11, 2021

Video meetings became the nervous system of the business world in 2020, connecting employees with each other and organizations with their customers. While video meetings allowed business to carry on, to some degree, as normal, the shift from in-person to remote meetings wasn’t without its challenges. From the user perspective, we’ve likely all spent our […]

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How to Better Secure Your Cisco Expressway

Raj Shanmugam Raj Shanmugam| January 5, 2021

Given the current pandemic situation, the remote work culture has become our new normal. Companies that previously considered Work from Home (WFH) a perk, offered only to certain individuals, have had to open it up to a wide range of employees. Aside from the obvious upsides, this poses a few security concerns as well. So, […]

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VMware Horizon 8: 6 Significant Additions (and 2 Subtractions)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 23, 2020

Last month, VMware released Horizon 8, the newest iteration of its application and desktop virtualization platform. As updates do, this one brought plenty of changes, adding new features and capabilities for admins to deploy and subtracting others that, while familiar, have grown replaceable. Horizon, by its nature, is an almost essential tool for the remote-first, […]

Rightsizing Your VPN Without Sacrificing Remote Worker Security

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 24, 2020

Remember back in March, when workplace doors were closed and employees were sent home for a brief shutdown? Some five months later, it’s safe to say the shutdown has been anything but brief. While some organizations have made the move to reopen on a provisional basis, many others have kept their buildings shuttered. There are […]

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Changes are Coming to Webex Meetings: Preparing Users for Version 40.9

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 20, 2020

Heads up: The Webex Meetings experience is about to change this September with the release of Webex version 40.9. Despite being designed to improve the user experience, this update – as updates so often do – is bound to elicit its fair share of grumbles, at least initially. Change, after all, even when it’s for […]

Expert Q&A: Keeping Workers Connected with Microsoft Teams

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 18, 2020

Work from home policies have taken center stage throughout the coronavirus pandemic. For many organizations, Microsoft Teams serves as the keystone of those policies. In this video, we connect with Arraya’s resident Teams experts, Chuck Kiessling (Director, Presales Solutions) and Matt Amato (Arraya’s Cloud Solutions Architect), to learn more about the platform and how to […]

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5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Remote Work Solution

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 3, 2020

Efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus have forced organizations everywhere to embrace a remote work culture – but not all were fully prepared to make that transition. Researchers from Gartner learned 88% of organizations have either required or encouraged employees to work remotely regardless of whether they feel sick or not. That number […]

Prepping for – and Enabling – a Remote Work Culture at Your Organization

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 25, 2020

As we’ve discussed previously on this blog, the growing threat posed by the coronavirus has transformed remote work from a perk into a necessity. Workplaces around the world – including Arraya’s home base in Montgomery County, PA – have asked office-based team members to stay home to help stem the spread of the virus. Here’s […]

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