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Year in Review: 2017 Trade Show Recap

Industry News & Trends   •   December 19, 2017

IT Conference Trade ShowsEvery year, IT professionals, industry experts, and partners plan to attend various IT events with the hopes of gaining additional training, learning about upcoming product offerings, and keeping up with the latest industry trends. With 2017 coming to a close, we decided to take a look back at our favorite IT events and trade show moments.

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3 Reasons to Attend Dell World Even if You Went to EMC World

Industry News & Trends   •   September 7, 2016

Austin,Texas skyline

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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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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Reliant Technology is proud to be sponsoring the 2015 Atlanta Ribbon Run benefitting the Atlanta Dream Center for the third consecutive year.

The Ribbon Run is taking place to help the Dream Center reach, rescue and restore 80 men, 600 women and 500 children by 2017 with a goal of raising $30,000 to help make this a reality.

About The Atlanta Dream Center

With an 8-year track record here in Atlanta, thousands of children, women, and men are loved, mentored and rescued each year by the Dream Center. From building kids through children’s mentorship to rescuing women enslaved in sex trafficking, the Dream Center strives to break the cycle of poverty, sex trafficking and isolation in the city of Atlanta. 


So join us this weekend at the 2015 Atlanta Ribbon Run!

To hear more about the Atlanta Dream Center & Ribbon Run, watch this video from Reliant Technology CEO and Atlanta Dream Center board member, Reid.

For more information on the Atlanta Ribbon Run, click here: Ribbon Run Atlanta

And to find out more about the Atlanta Dream Center, visit their website: Atlanta Dream Center

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Why Reliant is a ROWE (Results-Only Work Environment)

Reliant Company & Culture   •   June 2, 2014

Reid Smith-Vaniz

ROWEI had never heard of ROWE until 2011, when I was exposed to the concept by David Cummings, founder of Pardot. Pardot is known for its exceptional work culture, and David also introduced me to the Entrepreneurs Organization, a collection of business owners which, coincidently, had also implemented ROWE. The culture at many of these small companies seemed to be thriving, and I was always looking to improve our own. I started to do some research.

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5 Take-Aways from My First Day at Reliant

Reliant Company & Culture   •   January 15, 2013

Reliant Technology

By Angela Culver, Director of Marketing

My first day at Reliant was atypical – and definitely refreshing. Here are a couple of take-aways from Day 1…

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Working at Reliant: Employee Intel from our Newest Team Member

Reliant Company & Culture   •   January 8, 2013

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Since the premiere of Undercover Boss, a trend has emerged for a boss or CEO to don a disguise and go undercover to experience the business from the viewpoint of their employees. At Reliant, we're going to skip the disguises and simply let our new hires do the talking.

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Dear Storage Engineers - You Matter. A Message for VARs and IT Directors

Reliant Company & Culture   •   October 4, 2012

Founder and CEO Reid Smith-Vaniz

By Reid Smith-Vaniz, Founder and CEO of Reliant Technology

At the time of print, Reliant is looking for our next great storage architect / engineer. As I looked through the job boards on, Linkedin, and other career sites, I failed to find a simple section about why the job matters.

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