reliant reading list tabletWe have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, learn how to get the most value out of the software defined storage market and five IT predictions for 2017.

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

1. Top Five IT Predictions For 2017

Another year has drawn to a close. We often hear the phrase, “Where does the time go?” when we look back on the year that’s gone. And why wouldn’t we? The rapid changes across the technology industry certainly makes

From Data Center Journal

2. How Tech Pros Can Build a Professional Development Roadmap

IT professionals enjoy a relatively fluid career path, with opportunities ranging from network administration to application development and security. However,...”

From CIO

3. Extract the most value from the software-defined storage market

Not only is software-defined storage a thing, it is becoming common enough to start considering your options when looking to adopt this particular type of storage infrastructure. And there are...”

From SearchStorage

4. Archive Lessons from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

SPOILER ALERT!!! If you have not seen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and don’t want me to ruin the most crucial part of the climax, and you are craving a blog on archiving then go read this blog. You’ve already learned it has something to do with an archive. Stop now....”

From StorageSwiss

5. The Agony of Choice: How to Make Good IT investments

Make good choices!” Jamie Lee Curtis calls out to Lindsey Lohan as she’s dropping Lohan’s character off at school in the 2003 remake of “Freaky Friday.” If only it were that simple. If only there weren’t so many choices to be made - and way fewer alternatives - when deciding which...

From ITProPortal

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