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, tips on solid state storage adoption and how to utilize vendors to fill voids in your data center.

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

1.Cisco and Google Partner on New Hybrid-Cloud Approach: Goodzilla

"On Oct. 25, Cisco and Google announced a new technology partnership, which went by the internal name Goodzilla. This will enable Cisco customers to run and move their applications between..."

From ZDNet

2.Which vSAN 6.6 System Requirements do you Need to Meet?

"One option for VMware vSAN deployment is a turnkey hyper-converged infrastructure appliance, such as VCE VxRail. Such systems are fully..."

From Tech Target

3.Energy Procurement: A Painful Process Made Easy

"It’s typical for a company to view energy procurement as simply another cost. Making the time to understand all of the options and what a company is buying..."

From Data Center Frontier

4.How Vendors and Consultants fill the void for Data Center Operators

"It’s easy to argue that in the mission-critical data center industry, no group works under greater pressure with fewer resources than facility operations..."

From Data Center Journal

5.Top 10 Tips on Solid State Storage Adoption Strategy

"Solid state storage has risen to dominance, outselling hard drives in the enterprise market. While organizations are opting to buy all-flash or hybrid arrays in preference..."

From Enterprise Storage Forum

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