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We love all things data storage! From new product releases, to industry news, to how-to tips and troubleshooting guides, you can find it all here! Browse the topics below and feel free to contact us with any questions about data storage.

Reliant Reading List Tablet

We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So what are we reading? This week, Healthcare IT News tells you what to expect from National Health IT Week 2016 plus more. 



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Dell EMC logoDell EMC World 2016 is less than a month away. The conference returns to Austin, TX at The Austin Convention Center October 18-20. Dell EMC World is where experts, thought leaders, and IT professionals gather to preview the newest Dell product offerings and receive training on the latest innovations in virtualization, cloud, and more.



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Storage Performance Metrics: IOPS, Throughput, Latency

Applications are the core of your data center. Whether simple or complex, clients and employees expect quick response times from every application they use. This is why optimizing storage performance remains a top priority for CIOs. Yet, with the advent of flash, the storage industry tends to mislead buyers when it comes to measuring performance.



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Posted in Knowledge and Learning The More You Know By Iris Washington

Reliant Reading List Tablet

We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So what are we reading? This week, Delta’s data center outage cost the company $150 million and TechSpective helps you decide if solid state or hard disk drives are better for you.



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Posted in Reliant Reading List By Iris Washington

Reliant hard drive removalAs the World’s #1 Reseller of Certified Pre-Owned Storage & Support, we take pride in extending the life of server, storage, and networking equipment. With the ability to save 30%-70% on IT support, third party maintenance allows organizations to keep hardware longer and refresh when necessary, not when the OEM deems hardware EOL. But there are other benefits of third party support outside of cost savings. Here are some great features you will experience with third party maintenance.



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Posted in Support & Maintenance By Iris Washington

4 Great Articles About Flash Storage

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Keeping up to date with the latest trends in data storage is important no matter your role in IT. One could argue that one of the biggest trends in data storage has been flash. Whether you are a CIO, a sysadmin, or an IT planner you’ve probably felt its impact in your data center.

Here at Reliant, we stay storage-savvy by reading posts from the smartest engineers and analysts in the industry. Here are four great articles that bring a unique perspective on implementing, purchasing, and  integrating flash storage in your environment.



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Posted in Knowledge and Learning By Iris Washington

We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So what are we reading? This week, Dell and EMC make history with $60 billion merger and hybrid cloud continues to dominate enterprise environments.



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Posted in Reliant Reading List By Iris Washington

hybrid cloud

The conversation around cloud computing and data storage has usually been a heated one. Some organizations have moved to the cloud despite potential risks, while others have reservations about moving their data for security reasons. However, there is no right or wrong answer. Once taking stock of data and applications, many organizations find that a mix of cloud and on premises IT assets works best. This is where the...



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Posted in Knowledge and Learning The More You Know By Iris Washington

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Dell World 2016 will be here in no time. The conference returns to Austin, TX at The Austin Convention Center October 18-20. Dell World is where thought leaders, experts, and IT professionals  gather to preview the newest Dell product offerings and receive in-depth training on the latest innovations in storage, cloud, virtualization, and more. But with the Dell/EMC deal nearing finalization, is it worth it to attend Dell World if you already attended EMC World 2016? We think so. Here are just a few reasons why we think you would find value in Dell World even if you went to EMC World earlier this year.



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Posted in Industry News Culture & Events By Iris Washington

We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So what are we reading? This week, Dell is set to close on EMC acquisition soon and the IT job hunter’s playbook.This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: ComputerWorld, StorageMojo, and more.



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Posted in Reliant Reading List By Iris Washington