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This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Data Economy, Virtual Geek, and more.

1.Q&A: Michael Dell On Dell Technologies' Channel Renaissance

"In 2016, Michael Dell pulled off the biggest acquisition in the history of the IT business. He followed that up this year by expertly managing the integration of storage market leader EMC in..."

From CRN

2.Seagate, Micron and Toshiba Debut Next Generation of NVMe SSDs

"It's that time again when IT vendors gather at the Flash Memory Summit to show off their latest and ever-speedier flash storage solutions. From the Santa Clara, Calif. conference this week, much..."

From Enterprise Storage Forum

3.Cohesity Advances Case for Consolidating Secondary Storage

"As the amount of data that IT organizations are being asked to manage continues to grow in scale, there’s a bigger need than ever to be able to back up and archive data..."

From IT Business Edge

4.Park Place Technologies Acquires Fortune 100 Data Centre Maintenance Provider

Post-warranty data centre maintenance company Park Place Technologies has acquired NCE Group , in what the company claims to be its largest acquisition in 26 years of operations...

From Data Economy

5.VMworld 2017: VMware, Dell EMC (and our competitors)–get ready to RUMBLE.

It’s that time of year again, VMworld is around the corner (August 28-31). This will be my 11th VMworld. I’ve seen great ones, moderate ones – but never a lame one...

From Virtual Geek

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