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, 9 things your service provider wants you to know and find out why leasing data center is on the rise.

This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: TechCrunch, ComputerWeekly, and more.

1.Data Management Startup Rubrik is Raising up to $200M on a $1B Valuation

Make way for another juggernaut amongst enterprise startups: Rubrik, a data backup company that only emerged from stealth in 2015, is in the process of raising between $150 million and $200 million on a valuation of $1 billion as...

From TechCrunch

2. How To Cut Your DR Expenses

One of the reasons why disaster recovery attempts often fail is DR process planning and operation is so expensive. The expenses associated with the DR process leads organizations to try to...”

From StorageSwiss

3. Why Silos Belong on the Farm, not in the Data Center

For the past 20-plus years, storage vendors have been telling us we need Tier 1 and Tier 2 storage for our data. All tier 1 data must reside on our most expensive (reliable) disks...”

From DataCenterNews

4. Leasing Data Center Equipment On the Rise

The days of owning all the IT products and services within a company are obsolete. With newer technologies edging out old ones, IT equipment has a rapidly diminishing shelf life. But do without them, you cannot. Hence, there’s a growing...”

From Data Center Frontier

5. 9 Things Your Service Provider Wants you to Know

The relationship between enterprise IT and service providers can be difficult. IT has frustrations in achieving optimal service levels. Service providers, as it turns out, have an equal...

From ComputerWeekly

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