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, pros and cons of the Dell EMC merger and Spiceworks returns with the 2018 State of IT Report.

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

1.Smaller Scale Object Storage Solutions Cut Back Costs

"IBM announced new capabilities for its on-premise customers to manage compliance data with object storage. The new features make the cloud object storage..."

From HIT Infrastructure

2.The 2018 State of IT

"In an effort to uncover exactly how technology purchases will play out in the coming year, we surveyed more than one thousand IT buyers across North America and Europe. We’ve mapped..."

From Spiceworks

3.How Big Can Storage Devices Get?

"Western Digital’s HGST division announced that it is now shipping 14 TB hard disk drives (HDDs) for enterprise applications. This HDD is a He-sealed drive..."

From Forbes

4.Seamlessly Migrating Your Data Center

"For one reason or another, most enterprises will likely need to consider a data center migration at some point during the operational life span of their IT environment. Several kinds of events can precipitate this need. The migration process can ultimately..."

From Data Center Journal

5.A year later: Pros and Cons of the Dell and EMC Merger

"Our experts take measure of the Dell EMC acquisition, the storage and technology merger of the century, a little more than 12 months after..."

From SearchStorage

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