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December

What's Going EOL in Your Data Center?

End of Life   •   December 6, 2017

IT asset management benefitsWe’re already at the end of Q4 and the end of 2017. If you’re like most IT professionals you’re probably finishing up several storage projects and planning for the year ahead in your data center. Don’t let any End of Life dates slip through...

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1
December

Reliant Reading List 12/01/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   December 1, 2017

reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things IT from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, overcome storage bottlenecks and NAND Flash prices begin to level off.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Enterprise Storage Forum, Storage Newsletter, and more.



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30
November

Blog Series: GDPR Compliance & Your Data Center

Industry News & Trends   •   November 30, 2017

GDPR compliance

One of the major tasks when it comes to managing and protecting data is complying with all regulations that affect your organization. The EU General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR is a recent set of compliance standards that IT managers must meet, but there’s some confusion around who actually has to comply and its impact on current data storage practices. According to Spiceworks...

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28
November

3 Business Cases for Third Party Support

IT Budget Savings   •   November 28, 2017

third party support - use casesInnovation doesn't necessarily come cheap, but that doesn't mean that identifying options to maintain a peak level of IT operations while minimizing costs isn't a top priority for C-suite executives everywhere. Simply finding new ways to extend the life of critical capital...

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21
November

5 Common IT Support Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Support & Maintenance   •   November 21, 2017

Reliant Technology - Common Support Mistakes

Choosing who supports your storage, server, and networking equipment as well as how it's supported are some of the most important decisions you can make for your IT infrastructure. Far too often, we see a common trend of end users making decisions on the "who" and "how" that cost them time, money, and quality of service. Don't make the same mistakes by avoiding these potential pitfalls of...

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10
November

Reliant Reading List 11/10/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   November 10, 2017

reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things IT from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, Dell EMC expands midrange storage offerings and VMware acquires VeloCloud.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: TechTarget, eWeek, and more.



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8
November

4 Must Haves When Choosing an ITAD Partner

How-To, Guides, & Tips    •   November 8, 2017

Choosing an IT Asset Disposition PartnerChoosing who provides IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) services for your storage, server, and networking hardware is one of the biggest decisions you can make for your IT infrastructure. ITAD is usually an afterthought for many IT shops, but that is beginning to change thanks to the increasing need for safe and environmentally friendly disposal of data center hardware. But ITAD includes more than just retiring your assets, so where do you start? Picking a partner...

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3
November

Reliant Reading List 11/03/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   November 3, 2017

reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things IT from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, Extreme completes Brocade acquisition and compliance and security importance in healthcare.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: NetworkWorld, Information Management, and more.



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1
November

3 IT Asset Management Myths Debunked

Lifecycle Planning   •   November 1, 2017

IT Asset Management toolYour IT infrastructure is always moving and changing. Everyday there’s a new piece of hardware to acquire, one to decommission and another asset somewhere in between. IT managers must figure out how to optimize, grow, and protect their assets, and unfortunately, too much of this happens on an ad-hoc basis. This is due to a number of reasons, but many of them sprout from certain myths...

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27
October

Reliant Reading List 10/27/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   October 27, 2017

reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things IT from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, tips on solid state storage adoption and how to utilize vendors to fill voids in your data center.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Data Center Frontier, Enterprise Storage Forum, and more.



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