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, 15K RPM drives aren’t dead yet and some pros and cons of traditional, converged, and hyper-converged infrastructure.

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

1.PCI Compliance: For Payment Card Industry, Now More Than Ever

"The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is the security standard for protecting payment card data. Navigating the requirements of the..."

From Data Storage Today

2.Composable Infrastructure – Are You Ready?

"When it’s time for that IT upgrade, composable systems may offer organisations the capability to reshape their infrastructure requirements. With four different categories of..."

From ITProPortal

3.The Peculiarities of High-Availability Data Center Design on a Cruise Ship

"While watching the sun disappear below the horizon or stargazing at night from the deck are the staples of a cruise experience, vacationers also want to watch movies on-demand or browse the internet while in their cabins. Much like a big hotel..."

From Data Center Knowledge

4.Broadcom Agrees Not To Leverage 'Confidential Information' From Cisco After Brocade Acquisition

Broadcom is nearing the final stages of its $5.9 billion acquisition of Brocade Communications after the Federal Trade Commission gave conditional approval of....

From CRN

5.Toshiba says Enterprise Demand Remains for 15,000 RPM HDD

Tape isn’t dead, and neither are 15,000 rpm enterprise hard disk drives. Not yet, at least. Toshiba recently began shipping a new AL14SX Series of 15,000 rpm HDD products designed for...

From Storage Soup

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