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WBA Takes Control of OpenRoaming: 5 Ways You Could Benefit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 13, 2020

Cisco’s OpenRoaming wireless solution got significantly more, for lack of a better word, open last month. In fact, OpenRoaming is now so open, it can no longer even be called a Cisco solution. In mid-March, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced plans to assume control over OpenRoaming, elevating it to a global wireless standard. The […]

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It’s Complicated: Understanding the Relationship Between Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 5, 2020

The battle lines have been drawn. In one corner stands Wi-Fi 6, the latest generation Wi-Fi standard that also goes by 802.11ax. Positioned directly across from it is 5G, the most updated cellular data network. Future dominance of enterprise networks everywhere is on the line. Or, at least that’s how some industry observers have painted […]

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Expiring Certificates: How to Prevent Cisco 5508 WLC and AP Disruption

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 9, 2019

Does your organization have Cisco 5508 Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) deployed in its environment? If so, connectivity problems could be on the horizon. With the help of our Network and Security team, let’s explore the root cause of this issue. Then, we can turn to how to prevent it. The basic rundown goes like this: […]

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CMX Cloud: What Do Visitors Want & Where Are They Going?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 28, 2016

Want more insight into the way people move throughout your facility? What about a way to increase the level of engagement between visitors and your organization? If either of those objectives are on your radar, then Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Cloud should be there as well. CMX Cloud makes use of the wireless infrastructure […]

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Finding Stability in the Chaotic Networking Space

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 22, 2016

For the last several years, the trend in the networking space has been consolidation. A quick flyby of the landscape shows businesses are in search of greater mobility. As such, those organizations have begun to see wireless connectivity as a key piece of their business strategy. However, they’re not looking to cut the cord either. […]

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How Has Your IT Environment Changed in 8 Years? (A Case Study)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 22, 2016

How has your company’s thought process around IT changed during the last eight years? Considering the speed at which technology moves, that’s basically a lifetime or more. As a business’ technological vision changes, so too can the partners it relies on to help execute that vision. Building long-term relationships, while beneficial, can be tough – […]

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Choosing the Best Cisco Wireless Solution for Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 8, 2016

Cisco has an extensive catalog of solutions available to organizations interested in increasing their wireless capabilities. With so many options to choose from, finding the one that’s the right fit can prove tricky. In order to help organizations more easily navigate this process, we’ve compiled a list of the four of the most popular wireless […]

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Recapping Arraya’s Delaware Valley Manufacturing IoT Summit

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 4, 2015

Representatives from across the manufacturing vertical gathered at the Sheraton Valley Forge in King of Prussia on Wednesday, 12/2, for the Delaware Valley Manufacturing Internet of Things (IoT) Summit. This event, which was a joint venture of Arraya Solutions, Cisco and MapR, was designed to showcase some of the latest technologies allowing manufacturers to better […]

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

Arraya Insights 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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Cisco Enterprise Executive Connection - Update 1: Multigigabit Wireless and the Campus LAN

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While most companies are still considering moving to Gigabit Wireless (802.11ac Wave 1), multigigabit wireless is just around the corner.  802.11ac Wave 2 promises speeds up to 6.8 Gbps.  This speed is necessary to support the applications and user density that enterprises need today.  There’s just one problem with it: the switches and cables most […]