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

1.World-Class IT Organizations Deliver Greater ROI

"World-class IT organizations are significantly boosting the bottom-line performance of their companies, according to recent research from the Hackett Group. The accompanying report, "Beyond World-Class Service: IT's Digital Capability Imperative," defines..."

From CIOInsight

2.Hollywood Cybercrime: HBO Hack Just the Latest Attack

"The cyberattack against HBO and its biggest series "Game of Thrones" is the latest reminder that Hollywood remains a vulnerable target for online pillagers..."

From Data Storage Today

3.End-to-End Data Management – Primary Data Briefing Note

"The objective of data management is to make sure the right data is on the right type of storage at the right time. The problem is most vendors are too myopic in their treatment of the process..."

From StorageSwiss

4.Four Survival Tips for the Accidental DBA

Let’s be honest, most of us have inherited a database administrator gig. Either you’re a dev that’s deployed a new database platform to...

From Data Center Knowledge

5.Park Place Technologies Acquires Allen Myland

Park Place Technologies acquired third-party maintenance pioneer Allen Myland Inc. (AMI), a Pennsylvania-based storage maintenance firm. As a part of the deal, AMI's owner, Larry Allen will join Park Place...

From Storage Newsletter

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