reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things IT from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, data storage deals show no signs of slowing down and explore if object storage makes sense for backups.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: StorageMojo, Forbes, and more.

1.Infinidat’s sweet AFA challenge

StorageMojo has observed, many times, that great marketing of a mediocre product beats mediocre marketing of a great product all the time. Thus it is always of interest...

From StorageMojo

2.Hitachi Data Systems Updates Its Object Storage Technology

Hitachi Data Systems updated its object storage technology, adding more storage capacity and improving file sharing and data management...

From SDX Central

3.Dell's Losses Widen in First Post-EMC Quarter, but Nobody's Worried

Dell Technologies has posted its first set of quarterly results and declared “reasonable progress” has been made towards integrating EMC and Dell. The combined companies generated consolidated revenue of US$17.8 billion, but made an operating loss of $1.5bn...

From The Register

4.Data Storage Deals Show No Signs Of Being Shelved

Data storage may not sound like the sexiest of sectors, but it still sees a fair amount of action. Just last week, Mountain View, California-based virtual storage provider Tintri filed for a $100 million initial public offering — three months after Hewlett Packard Enterprise had...

From Forbes

5.Does Object Storage Make Sense for Backups?

Object storage is not only perfect for backups – it seems designed for it. It’s safe, economical, and scalable – everything backup storage needs to be. Specific features in object storage make...

From StorageSwiss