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 learn how IT budget planning can give CIOs nightmares and InfoStor provides a buying guide for high capacity SSD.

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

1. All-Flash, Go Fast or Go Deep?

All-flash arrays are known for IOPS and low latency. But there is another feature of flash that may end up being even more important than performance; density. All-flash array vendors are beginning to...”

From StorageSwiss

2. HPE launches flash, SMB storage updates

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) rolled out a new 3PAR flash pricing initiative and StoreEasy file storage enhancements as part of a late-year rush of storage product releases...”

From SearchStorage

3. IT Trailblazers: How to Get IT a Bigger Seat at the Table

We used to charge different departments for our time using a chargeback system. You can imagine the problems that caused. And because different departments and countries used different systems, we had a lot of people that were experts in one single thin…”

From CIO

4. High Capacity SSD Buying Guide

Big SSDs are a big deal. And many of them are now flooding onto the market. While 1 TB hard disk drives (HDDs) were major news not so long ago, SSDs are rushing ahead and are about to achieve the 32 TB mark. There are already plenty of high-capacity SSDs on the market. Here are some of the options...”

From InfoStor

5. Why IT Budget Planning Can Give CIOs Nightmares

While most CIOs and other senior IT executives expect technology budgets to increase over the next year, the actual implementation and management of those budgets is growing increasingly complex, according to...

From CIOInsight

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