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

1.Speeds of Storage Networking Technologies Rise as Flash Use Spikes

The bandwidth of data storage networking technologies continues to spike, as ever-faster solid-state drives and flash storage systems rise in...

From Search Storage

2.The Right Questions to Ask About Data Center Strategy

Long before the explosion of data, long before The Oxford Dictionary recognized “cybersecurity” as a word; and long before every device known...

From Data Center Knowledge

3.Capturing the Hidden Costs Behind Data Center Power

Data centers are at the heart of the modern business. New requirements around cloud, virtualization and user density has placed even more pressure on data center operators to deliver a powerful, and...

From Data Center Frontier

4.Is EMC’s Merger with Dell Changing the Shape of its Converged Infrastructure

EMC Corp. was known for sandwiching technologies into converged infrastructure before merging with Dell to form Dell Technologies Inc. Will it go on creating...

From SiliconAngle

5.Top 10 Tips for Software-Defined Storage Deployment

Software-defined storage (SDS) was supposed to be the next great thing. But it hasn’t yet gained the traction that many expected. That said, the term isn’t going away. Most vendors still stress it in their...

From Enterprise Storage Forum