reliant reading list tabletWe have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things IT from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, does NAS still make sense and we go through the hidden costs of server downtime.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Database Trends & Applications, LastPass, and more.

1. Learning How to Manage Hybrid Databases

The proliferation of data, databases, and data types across enterprises is creating management challenges, as organizations discover that hybrid environments are a blessing and a curse...”

From Database Trends & Applications

2.  This Server’s Uptime Puts Your SLA to Shame

An unusual and noteworthy retirement from the IT industry is scheduled to take place in April, Computerworld reports, when a fault-tolerant server from ...”

From Data Center Knowledge

3. How IT Can Help Employees Improve Security’

When it comes to an organization’s security, employees are often considered the first line of defense. While most companies would like to believe their employees take security seriously, that’s not always the case. Our recent...”

From LastPass

4. The Hidden Costs of Server Downtime

Server downtime – it happens. Most large companies have at least once experienced the frustration that is having their servers down, whether it’s for a few minutes, hours or even days. It’s regarded as...”

From ITProPortal

5. Does NAS Still Make Sense? – Panzura Briefing Note

When network attached storage (NAS) first came to market its initial use case was to store user data, typically found in file server home directories. All users wanted to be able to do is store and share data between...

From StorageSwiss

Did you miss the previous Reliant Reading List? Catch up on last week's articles and insights.