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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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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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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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October

3 Ways Third Party Support Can Help with Innovation

Industry News & Trends   •   October 24, 2017

data center third party supportBeing a part of the IT industry means adapting and finding new and better ways to meet business objectives. Everywhere you look, there are new technologies emerging and quickly changing the way we manage, store, and protect our data. However, budget ranks as a top concern when it comes to staying ahead of the technology curve. Many are left wondering...

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October

Reliant Reading List 10/20/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   October 20, 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, what type of DBA are you? And this WPA2 security flaw is putting your wireless devices at risk.



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October

What EOS Means for Your NetApp FAS2020 & 2040 Filer

NetApp   •   October 18, 2017

NetApp FAS2020 FAS2040 - End of SupportNetApp FAS2020 filers went End of Support (EOS) June 2017, and the FAS2040 will follow suit by the end of December 2017. There are usually concerns about performance and capacity needs once your NetApp hardware starts to approach EOS or EOSL. So what happens next?

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October

Reliant Reading List 10/13/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   October 13, 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, pros and cons of the Dell EMC merger and Spiceworks returns with the 2018 State of IT Report.



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October

4 Tips to Protect Your Critical Data from Disaster

Backup & Disaster Recovery   •   October 11, 2017

IT asset management benefitsDoing business in today’s competitive landscape means keeping your infrastructure up and running in top shape. With the data center being such an integral part of business, what would you do if the unthinkable happened and jeopardized your critical data? Preparing for the unpredictable...



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October

Reliant Reading List 10/06/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   October 6, 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, how storage tiering can lead to cost savings and an overview on data center relocations.

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



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October

Hybrid-Flash vs All-Flash: Making the Choice

NetApp   •   October 4, 2017

All-flash arrays have become wildly popular in the data storage world thanks to their ability to boost performance and increase efficiency. Some of the most popular all-flash systems come from NetApp, Pure, Nimble, and EMC. While there are



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