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September

Reliant Reading List 09/29/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   September 29, 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 to prepare for hybrid cloud challenges and NetApp introduces new all flash storage systems.



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September

3 Ways to Minimize RAID Failure in Your Storage Array

How-To, Guides, & Tips    •   September 27, 2017

RAID best practicesRedundant Array of Independent Disks, or RAID is a fundamental part of your storage system and usually the first line of defense when something goes wrong. But with RAID being so important, it’s no surprise that data storage administrators want to do everything possible...

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September

Reliant Reading List 09/22/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   September 22, 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 announces new entry level arrays and flash technology accelerates predictive analytics.

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



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21
September

Your EMC Hardware is EOL: What Happens Now?

End of Life   •   September 21, 2017

Reliant Technology - What EOL Means For Your EMC EquipmentWith so many different acronyms floating around for product lifecycle milestones, it is easy to get confused. Not to mention that different manufacturers use different End of Life terminology. This makes it all the more complicated to understand the lifecycle of the equipment within your data center.

Today, we will be focusing on the end of life milestones for one brand in particular - EMC - and what these milestones mean for you.

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20
September

IT Asset Management: Why You Should Care Part 2

Lifecycle Planning   •   September 20, 2017

IT asset management benefitsIT asset management (ITAM) is usually an afterthought, falling between the cracks of purchasing, managing, and decommissioning hardware. But what if ITAM could help you do all of these things? If you missed part 1 of this blog check out 4 other reasons to care about IT asset management.



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15
September

Reliant Reading List 09/15/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   September 15, 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, some predictions for the all-flash world and what to do if your Colo fails.

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



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September

IT Asset Management: Why You Should Care

Lifecycle Planning   •   September 13, 2017

2017 data storage trendsDepending on the industry and size of the company, IT departments must manage and keep track of multiple IT assets, such as servers, networking gear, storage hardware, software packages, and more. But that doesn’t mean every IT shop has an IT Asset

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September

Reliant Reading List 09/08/17 : Top IT News Stories of The Week

Reliant Reading List   •   September 8, 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, the one year anniversary of Dell EMC and some hurricane preparation tips to protect your data.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Data Center Knowledge, TechSpective and more.



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6
September

What to Do When OEM Support is Up

Support & Maintenance   •   September 6, 2017

For many organizations, support for your IT equipment eventually ends for two key reasons. For starters, moving support away from a legacy system allows an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to look towards the future. They can devote resources to innovation, bringing bigger and better products to market moving forward. Many OEMs prefer that customers only keep hardware for three to five years specifically so that they are forced to pay money to upgrade, thus preserving...



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1
September

Reliant Reading List: 5 Stories We Loved From VMworld 2017

Industry News & Trends   •   September 1, 2017

reliant reading list tablet This wraps up another year of VMworld. Our team spent the week in Las Vegas learning about the latest VMware product offerings and current IT trends. These are our favorite perspectives from the conference. This week, HPE and VMware team up on composable infrastructure and VMware re-invents data protection.



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