reliant reading list tablet We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting trends, and now we’re bringing them right to you. This week, businesses agree that IT environments need disrupting and Gartner shares findings on worldwide IT spending.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Computer Weekly, ZDNet, and more.

1.Cisco gets MDS 9700 Ready for 32-gig FC Storage

Development of sixth-generation Fibre Channel (FC) storage switching is basically a two-horse race between market behemoth Brocade Communications Systems (soon to...”

From TechTarget

2. 10 Key Findings from the Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast

Gartner’s annual IT spending forecast finds growth will quicken in the next year. However cloud computing is putting sales pressure on server hardware...”

From eWeek

3. IT Environments Need Disrupting, Businesses Agree

IT environments require either moderate, or significant transformation, if they are to meet business requirements over the course of the next five years, a new...”

From ITProPortal

4. Cloud Increasingly part of the job for Storage Professionals

Although respondents to the survey – conducted in January 2017 – still highlighted data/capacity growth as the number one storage pain point, this figure was...”

From ComputerWeekly

5. Pure Storage Launches NVMe Flash Storage Array

Pure Storage is doubling down on NVMe, a specification designed to speed up storage throughput, and offering a enterprise all-flash array with NVMe. The array, dubbed FlashArray//X, includes....

From ZDNet

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