We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news highlights to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So, what are we reading this week?

This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: FierceBigData, ITProPortal, Data Center Journal, and more.

1. 7 Data Recovery Tools for Every Data Disaster

From CIO.com

“Storage media is more reliable than it’s ever been. But while drive failures are fewer and further between, technology improvements do nothing to protect you from the No. 1 cause of data loss: human error...”

2. Best of 2016 Predictions: Shock and Awe

From FierceBigData

“Every company leader has a pocketful of predictions for how this year will shape up. Most of the time those predictions just happen to support what that company is selling or simply states the obvious. But occasionally, some predictions…”