reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, 7 often-overlooked considerations for a successful data center move and how collaboration improves IT outcomes.

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

1.Will the Flash Storage Market see Another big Acquisition?

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's recent $1.2 billion deal for all-flash and hybrid array vendor Nimble Storage caught many market observers by surprise and ratcheted up speculation about potential future acquisitions...

From TechTarget

2. Four Data Storage Tips for SMBs

Every company is a tech company.” This saying has been thrown around a lot lately with the rise of big data, but it’s true. Companies of all sizes, from mom-and-pop stores to growing enterprises, government agencies, social enterprises and nonprofits, are...”

From Data Center Journal

3. Five Steps to Better Data Center Vendor Vetting

Bigger isn’t always better, and innovative technologies aren’t always best. But, when choosing vendors and suppliers, the best choices aren’t...”

From Data Center Knowledge

4. 7 Often-Overlooked Considerations for a Successful Data Center Move

Whether you’re building a new data center, moving to a colocation facility, or transitioning to a cloud/hybrid environment, a data center move is a complicated, risky endeavor. Many data center migration teams...”

From Data Center Frontier

5. How Collaboration Improves IT Outcomes

The perception of IT among employees who aren’t involved in the technology centers within their organization is generally bad and the onus is on technology leaders to rectify those problems...

From CIO

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