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3. Overview of Benefits of Arc in the Enterprise

Ramona Maxwell1  
Redwood City, CA, USA

“Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” was the opinion of Thomas Carlyle, a British author and philosopher who died 140 years ago. You might have thought he was a bit prescient about the evolution of technology when you consider another quote, “Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.” In the enterprise, Arc is a tool to help you see farther.

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