We 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. So what are we reading? This week,  are those old IT assets causing new security problems?

This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: Forbes, The New Stack, CIOInsight, and more.

1. Strong Spending on Cloud IT Infrastructure in 2016: $37 Billion – IDC

From StorageNewsletter

 “According to International Data Corporation's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total spending on IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switches) for deployment in cloud environments will increase by 15.5% in 2016 to reach $37.1 billion...

2. Keep Your Data Close and Your Critical Data Closer

From ITProPortal

"In order to ensure compliance with existing and emerging data protection legislation, UK organisations of all sizes need to know where in the world their data is stored and managed when they choose to use cloud services, applications and backup...