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: Tech.pinions, Top Tech News, Reuters, and more.

1. Who Needs Generators? Data Center Taps Directly into Grid for Power

From Data Center Knowledge

“Two years ago, the concept was a mere vision and gleam in the eyes of executives from Phoenix-based utility Salt River Project (SRP). This week, its one-of-a-kind SRP DataStation, which eliminates the need for a generator or other backup power source, took center stage and began operations at an electric substation in Gilbert, Ariz., according to a press release. Instead of relying on second-party sources of power...”

2. The Real Software Revolution? It’s in the Data Center

From Tech.pinions | Perspective. Insight. Analysis

“Sometimes, behind-the-scenes work is more important than the up-front stars. Just ask anyone who’s worked on a special-effects-laden movie or other video project. In the case of today’s tech business, the “stars” are mobile devices like smartphones and all the capabilities available with them. The real work, however, is happening behind the scenes in....”