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Ask A Tech: Should You Be Using Microsoft Quick Assist?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 15, 2020

One of the many operational challenges resulting from our current normal is the fact that, even though technology has never been more important to our daily routines, support for that technology has never been farther away. Right now, if something were to go wrong with a user’s machine or mission critical application, help wouldn’t be […]

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Why You Need to Patch Your Windows 10, Server Instances ASAP

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 27, 2020

Heads up: Microsoft and the National Security Agency (NSA) just sounded the alarm on a newly-discovered Windows vulnerability, one that has left potentially hundreds of millions of devices open to attack. Designated CVE-2020-0601, it affects certificate validation within devices running Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, and Windows Server version 1803. Essentially, attackers […]

Are Your Users Benefiting From These New Microsoft OneDrive Features Yet?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 31, 2019

Microsoft is constantly refining its OneDrive for Business platform to make it more valuable to end users (and employers). For already-swamped technology admins, keeping up with this steady stream of updates can be a lot to ask. Arraya’s Workspace team gave us their expert perspective on some of the most noteworthy features that have come […]

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5 Tips for Your ‘What Comes After Windows 7 End of Support?’ Conversation

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 21, 2019

January 14, 2020 is either the day that Windows 7 goes end of support or it’s just another Tuesday. If your organization isn’t in that second camp yet, you are far from alone. A recent survey from Computer Weekly and TechTarget found just over half of IT pros (52%) see upgrading Windows as their top […]

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 […]

3 Things You Should Know Before Deploying Windows 10 On Your Own

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 5, 2018

While certainly worthwhile, the journey to Windows 10 can be daunting. We touched on this topic in a blog post we ran last year, entitled “Don’t have 6-9 months to prep for Windows 10? Don’t worry.” In the post, we cited a recommendation from research firm Gartner that businesses should invest anywhere from, as the […]

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Is Workspace ONE the Tool You Need to Mobilize Your Business?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 14, 2017

Conversations about enterprise mobility have long been plagued by sudden bursts of verbalized alphabet soup. What began with BYOD has evolved into MDM and then EMM, with each subsequent incarnation layering on additional freedoms and securities as well as a new acronym to remember. More recently, a new string of letters has made its debut in the mobility space and, if businesses fail to address it, they risk […]

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Looking at the How and Why of Windows 10 Migrations

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 10, 2017

Drama-free has been a good way to describe the list of the world’s most used operating systems over the last several years. The most recent figures have Windows 7 comfortably in the top spot with just over 49% of the desktop market, according to research conducted by NetMarketShare. This is a position Windows 7 has […]

Is the Cloud Right for Your VDI?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 20, 2017

A few years ago at my previous company, I considered VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) on-premises for a specific use case around engineering. We were trying to build a more efficient way for our engineers to use graphic intensive compute over a centralized connection instead of having to purchase expensive desktops. Unfortunately, we couldn’t justify the […]

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Don't have 6-9 months to prep for Windows 10? Don't worry

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 14, 2017

What are your plans for the next 6-9 months? If your business is looking at Windows 10, you might already have your answer. That’s how long IT should spend preparing for a Windows 10 migration according to a White Paper from Gartner. The research firm concluded doing so would save time and resources during the […]