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This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: TechCrunch, InformtionWeek, SearchStorage, and more

1. Storage managers seek storage answers with a storage purchase

With the inexorable march of more and more data into storage shops, storage managers are perpetually on the prowl for a storage purchase that includes new arrays to park that data. And, with big data...”

From SearchStorage

2. 3 steps for driving change in an IT-led transformation

There is a joke about three frogs on a log. Two of them decide to jump off. How many frogs are left? The answer is three — because deciding to do something and doing it are two very different things. This is one of the very significant...”

From CIO

3. Are True IT Leaders Born Or Made?

Experts like Harvard's Bill George will tell you leaders aren't necessarily born or made. They may genetically have some…”

From InformationWeek

4. How Data Growth Complicates Compliance

Regulatory compliance and eDiscovery now rate among the highest essential IT and business priorities for any organization, regardless of size or industry. What's more, the complexity...”

From CIOInsight

5. Broadcom acquires Brocade in $5.9 billion deal

It’s quite a nice deal for Brocade shareholders, who gain a 47 percent premium over the $8.69 closing price last Friday night (October 28th). Under the terms of the deal...

From TechCrunch

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