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February

Upgrading Your EMC Array: What You Need to Know

EMC   •   February 5, 2018

upgrade EMC array In a time of dramatic data growth, needs for more capacity and performance remain the norm. This means IT decision makers must meet increasing data storage requirements with a shrinking budget. You might feel overwhelmed at the task of keeping your data center equipment up to demand, but you have options. The easiest and most cost-effective way to increase data capacity is to upgrade



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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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August

What's Going End-of-Life in Your Data Center?

EMC   •   August 30, 2017

Q3 2017 EOL announcementsWe’re over half-way through the year, and two-thirds of the way through Q3. If you’re like most IT professionals, you probably have several storage projects in full swing. Don’t let EOL or EoSL dates slip through the cracks. Keep up with the latest EMC product announcements with

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August

Storage Vendor Showdown: EMC vs. Pure Part:1

Industry News & Trends   •   August 23, 2017

OEM Support SecretsStorage giants like Dell/EMC and NetApp have stood the test of time, remaining constant leaders in a changing IT landscape. But the days of only having a handful of storage vendors to choose from are long gone. Newcomers to the field like Cohesity and Pure Storage...



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August

VNX Product Lifecycle Planning Tips

EMC   •   August 17, 2017

EMC VNX end of life planning tipsHave you tried to decipher EMC VNX support for Gen 1 systems? The process is made nearly impossible thanks to the vague end of life terminology. Trying to determine when your support is ending is made even more complicated by variables beyond your control. From the essential EMC VNX support to any extended support options, your product support life cycle varies greatly. You also want to have a backup plan for support after your support ends.



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June

EOSL & EOL datesWith the end of the quarter quickly approaching, it can be difficult to keep up with every End of Service Life (EOSL) and End of Support (EOS) announcement. Not sure what’s going EOSL in your data center? No problem.

Here’s a list of systems that will go EOS & EOSL by the end of this quarter:



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June

Is Your VMAX Going EOSL? Know Your Options

EMC   •   June 7, 2017

VMAX EOSL support optionsIf you have a VMAX in your data center, you may be wondering what’s best for your system. EMC has announced several VMAX models will go End of Service Life or EOSL September 30, 2017. So what should you do? Should you move to a newer system? Or do you look for alternative support solutions for your current VMAX? No matter whether your hardware is EOL or EOSL, it’s important to know that you have options.



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May

Dell EMC World 2017: 3 Key Takeaways

Industry News & Trends   •   May 17, 2017

Reliant at Dell EMC World 2017Yet another year of Dell EMC World has come to a close. This year over 12,000 IT professionals, partners, and product experts gathered in Las Vegas to preview upcoming products and learn what the future holds for Dell EMC. The overall theme of Dell EMC World 2017 was “Realize Your Digital Future”, but this year was particularly interesting because it was the first time all of Dell Technologies was in one place since Dell completed its acquisition of EMC in 2016. So, what were some of our biggest takeaways from Dell EMC World 2017?



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May

reliant reading list tablet We attended Dell EMC World 2017 and now we have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things Dell EMC World . Some of the conference’s highlights include: new Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and updates for all-flash and software-defined storage.

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



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April

Countdown to Dell EMC World 2017

Industry News & Trends   •   April 25, 2017

Reliant Happy Hour - Dell EMC World 2017Dell EMC World 2017 is less than a month away. The conference returns to Las Vegas for the first time since Dell’s acquisition of EMC was made official late last year. Dell EMC World will take place at The Venetian May 8-11, 2017. Every year IT professionals and leadership gather to preview the newest Dell EMC product offerings and learn about the future of Dell Technologies as a whole.



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