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This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Enterprise Storage Forum, CRN, and more.

1.How IT Falls Short of User Expectations

"IT managers said they make great efforts to help users become more productive, but many users don't think the tech department is aligned with business needs."

From CIOInsight

2.Get Away from the Status Quo: Modernize Your Middleware-Tier

"If you’ve been wondering recently whether your web application framework can use an upgrade, it’s time to perform a thorough evaluation of your infrastructure..."

From Data Center Knowledge

3.Pure Storage Unveiled Vision for Data Platform for Cloud Era

"As modern organizations become increasingly reliant on technology, companies that have existed for decades across a wide range of industries have evolved into fundamentally digital..."

From Storage Newsletter

4.10 Cisco Network Intuitive Products That Partners Need To Know

In arguably its biggest product launch of 2017, Cisco Systems unveiled the next generation of networking with its new Network Intuitive platform – marking a significant...

From CRN

5.A 10-Year Review of Data Storage

Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Around 10 years ago, EMC ruled the roost in data storage. It held a 21.6 percent revenue share in Q3 2007 according to IDC. IBM and HP were...

From Enterprise Storage Forum