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, we go over some of the biggest data storage predictions for 2017 and we discuss enterprise SSDs and storage design.

This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: eWeek, Data Center Knowledge, and more.

1. IT Leaders Still Face Pressure to Invest Wisely to Support Business

The annual Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure and Operations Management Conference kicked off here today, offering attendees advice on how to deal with the myriad changes, challenges and choices they have to deal with today, from budgets to business outcomes....”

From eWeek

2. Six Server Technology Trends: From Physical to the Virtual and Beyond

Server technology has come a long way in the last 10 years. Why 10 years? No real reason, really. I chose that figure pretty much arbitrarily. Because whether you pick 20 years or two years, as with all things in technology — and in life — change is the only constant. Just consider...”

From Data Center Knowledge

3. Disaster Recovery Is Heading Into the Cloud

With relentless productivity demands, there's no time for downtime these days. Unfortunately, the vast majority of organizations spend at least an hour—if not two or more—recovering from a server failure, according to a recent survey from Quorum. Understandably, CIOs feel that the...”

From CIOInsight

4. Hot data storage technology trends for 2017

It's our favorite season. For the 14th year running, we get to compile the data storage technology trends we believe will have the largest impact on the world of storage in the coming year. Welcome to Hot Techs 2017!

From SearchStorage

5. Enterprise SSDs and Storage Design

Solid State Drives (SSDs) have been around a lot longer than you think. Their current popularity started a few years ago with small-capacity, expensive drives. They had much better performance than spinning drives, and this proved...

From Enterprise Storage Forum

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