Reliant Reading ListWe 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: VentureBeat, Business Insider, TechRepublic, and more. .

1. The Internet of Things Standards Wars

From Data Center Knowledge: Industry News and Analysis

““For the Internet of Things to reach its full potential, a single communications standard is needed. A range of devices and “things” need to be able to communicate with cloud and perhaps more importantly with one another. Several early standards and frameworks…””

2. Google Looks to Build its 4th Data Center in Oregon

From VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters

“Google is looking to build a fourth data center along the Columbia River in The Dalles, Ore. The tech giant yesterday submitted a proposal for a 15-year tax exemption in connection with the proposed data center expansion. Local officials will vote on the proposal next week, Nolan Young, The Dalles’ city manager, told VentureBeat in an email. The minimum cost of the project…”