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18
April

Countdown to EMC World 2016

EMC   •   April 18, 2016

EMC World 2016 is just around the corner! The conference returns to Las Vegas at The Venetian May 2-5. EMC World is where one of the data storage industry’s biggest names previews upcoming product releases and industry trends.

EMC World Highlights

This year’s EMC World theme is “Modernize Your Data Center.”



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14
April

Reliant Technology - What EOSL Means for EMC HardwareIn our last blog, “What End-of-Life (EOL) Means for Your EMC Equipment” we discussed the important EOL milestones for EMC hardware and the implications of those milestones for your equipment. Now, we are going to delve deeper into End-of-Service-Life (EOSL) and what that milestone means for your EMC equipment.

In case you missed it, we went over what EMC means when they mark a product as EOSL:



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6
April

Reliant Technology - World's #1 Reseller of Certified Pre-Owned Storage Hardware & Support

Reliant Technology is proud to be #1 as the world’s largest reseller of certified pre-owned storage hardware and support. From humble beginnings with a handful of people working out of the founder’s loft in Atlanta, now almost 9 years later and Reliant now employs over 30 people on a 2+ acre campus in the industrial, yet trendy, Westside neighborhood of Atlanta’s design district.

Having started out as a complete reseller of all technology products, Reliant Technology shifted to a specialty-focus on storage hardware. This shift allowed Reliant Technology to



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4
April

3 IT Asset Disposition Myths Debunked

Asset Recovery & ITAD   •   April 4, 2016

Reliant Technology - ITAD Myths Debunked

In recent years, headlines about sensitive data breaches or stolen became more frequent. Organizations spend valuable time and money securing client and employee information. But what happens when that type of care is only extended to current data in your storage environment? Companies often put most of their effort into managing new and current assets, while letting IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) fall to the wayside. Decommissioned equipment has just as high, if not higher, risk of breach if not properly handled.



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30
March

EMC World 2016: What To Expect

Industry News & Trends   •   March 30, 2016

Reliant Technology - EMC World 2016

EMC World 2016 will be taking place May 2-5, 2016 in Las Vegas at The Venetian. Each year at EMC World conferences, announcements are made around upcoming technology releases. The EMC World conference also provides insights into the direction that EMC is moving - as well as the IT industry at large.



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30
March

5 Ways to Save on EMC Hardware Costs

IT Budget Savings   •   March 30, 2016

Reliant Technology - 5 Ways to Save on EMC Hardware Costs

Data demands continue to grow exponentially, but IT budgets don’t often follow at the same pace. You may feel it’s impossible to keep your data center equipment up to demand and under budget. EMC hardware and support from the OEM can be expensive, but Reliant Technology can help you find ways to save money while maintaining a standard of performance and service. So, what are some of the ways you can save money on EMC hardware and support?
 



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23
March

5 Reasons to Choose Certified Pre-Owned NetApp

NetApp   •   March 23, 2016

Reliant Technology - 5 Reasons to Choose Certified Pre-Owned NetApp

Certified pre-owned NetApp has many useful applications within your storage infrastructure. Whether you’re looking to upgrade usable storage, put a new filer into production, creating a test/dev environment, or something else entirely, there are plenty of reasons used NetApp is a great choice at a low price point.

1. Do More With Less Budget



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21
March

How to Get the Most Money From Your Surplus IT Hardware

Asset Recovery & ITAD   •   March 21, 2016

Reliant Technology - Asset Recovery Program - Make Money

When you make the decision to get rid of surplus storage, server, or networking equipment, you may not know exactly what to do with it. Should you put it in a closet in the back of your data center? Let it gather dust? Decommission and recycle it?

The truth is that you have a lot of options when it comes to Asset Recovery. You want to  make sure that you make the best option for your organization. There may be value in your equipment that you may not know about. You don’t want to waste the opportunity to



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14
March

Can I Get a Price on a VNX5300?

EMC   •   March 14, 2016

Reliant Technology - VNX5300 Price

We get that question a lot. The VNX5300 is one of the most popular storage arrays on the market right now, but no matter what system you may be looking for, price is usually one of the first questions we’re asked.

So, how much is a VNX5300?

The short answer? It depends. A lot of people assume that there’s a blanket price on a VNX5300. But the truth is that there are a lot of factors that go into determining just how much it will actually cost. Why?

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8
March

Reliant Technology - EMC VNX EOL

If you have a VNX series array in your data center, you may be wondering what the best choice is for your system. Should you continue with EMC support, refresh to a new system entirely, or find other support options? No matter whether your EMC VNX hardware is EOL, EOPS, or EOSL, the key is knowing that you have options.

EOL, EOPS, EOSL… What’s the Difference?



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