reliant reading list tabletWe have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, Park Place Technologies acquires Ardent Support Technologies and five reasons to adopt hybrid cloud storage for your data center.

This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: StorageSwiss, ITProPortal, Healthcare IT News, and more.

1. How to transition IT operations from fighting fires to outage prevention

In organisations large and small, there's often a disconnect between the top office and the troops in the field – a disconnect that can cost a lot of time, effort, and money. When IT leadership doesn't fully...”

From ITProPortal

2.  Best Hospital IT 2016: CIOs share secrets of managing a happy IT team

The winners of the 2016 Best Hospital IT Departments are clearly doing something right. At all of the top 20 shops – whether tiny five-person teams at rural providers or sprawling, hundreds-deep health systems support squads...”

From Healthcare IT News

3. Park Place Technologies acquires Ardent Support Technologies

Park Place Technologies, a US provider of hardware maintenance and support, specializing in extended warranty services for storage, servers and network equipment, has acquired Ardent Support Technologies, a third-party support provider for …”

From Data Centres News

4. Making Sure the Storage Infrastructure Keeps Pace

Pressure on the storage architecture is compounded by the variety of ways that infrastructure is delivered. Options range from traditional fibre channel storage area networks, to IP storage networks, to bladed systems and to...”

From StorageSwiss

5. Five Reasons to Adopt Hybrid Cloud Storage for your Data Center

Are you weighing the benefits of cloud storage versus on-premises storage? If so, the right answer might be to use both–and not just in parallel, but in an integrated way. Hybrid cloud is a...

From Data Center Knowledge

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