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EMC Powerlink: What EOL, EOSL & EOS Mean for You

Get flexible contracts, savings and support Extend the life of your EMC Powerlink At some point you have probably come across the acronyms EOL, EOSL, and EOS. These acronyms concerning the lifecycle of server, network, and storage hardware products are all related, but each of these acronyms has distinct importance, discussed in this article. What does EOL, EOSL, and EOS…

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What End-of-Support (EOS) Means for Your NetApp Hardware

When your NetApp Hardware reaches its End of Support date you will have to make a decision to upgrade or extend the life of your hardware.  First you must understand what the End of Support date is and what it means for your Data Center.  At Reliant, we understand the difficulty of managing data center maintenance. We created this article…

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What is the career path of a data storage engineer?

Interested in becoming an EMC or NetApp Storage Engineer? What is the career path of a storage engineer? This video offers some enlightening insights. The U.S. Department of Labor states that there are 4 million people working in data center operations today. This number is expected to increase to 6 million by 2018. What does this mean? For one, it…

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5 Things to Look for In An EMC or NetApp Storage Provider

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, IT sales reps are a necessary part of the supply chain. We’ve all heard the stories about the bad ones, but we don’t talk enough about the good ones and what they do. They go by a lot of names: VARs, Account Executives, Storage Experts, Account Managers, Data Storage Gurus, IT Gods, (OK, I made…

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Product Spotlight: The NetApp DS2246

By Kyle Christopher Many customers choose NetApp for its flexibility and “plug-and-play” usability. This blog will share some important features of the NetApp DS2246. If you are looking to add capacity, the DS2246 is a great choice for many reasons. It offers flexibility by providing  the user  a variety of choices when it comes to drives. You can choose among…

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Is Your Traditional EMC or NetApp VAR in Touch With Reality?

The majority of problems we see within our clients’ storage environments result from data mismanagement, not from having outdated hardware or software. We frequently talk with clients who have the newest, and shiniest gear available but still do not have the ability to manage their data correctly. Many times, what we hear from our clients is that their value added…

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5 Secret Tax Tips For Leasing Data Storage in 2013

By Kyle Christopher Data storage leasing is a game-changer when it comes to pushing through your storage projects. There are several immediate bonuses to leasing storage. For starters, Congress has now extended and enhanced the Section 179 tax deduction and bonus depreciation until the end of 2013 in an effort to stimulate the economy and lower unemployment. These incentives offer…

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4 Benefits of Scale-Out Solutions for Your Data

By Kyle Christopher Big data. We hear about it all the time, but it’s not going away. Au contraire. Nonetheless, it can be easy to manage with a scale-out solution for that big data. Your business needs change as well as your storage needs. Here are a few benefits we’ve found with scalable solutions, such as you might find with…

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Sell or Trade IBM, NetApp, and EMC Storage Hardware

Turn your used EMC storage, NetApp storage, or IBM storage into cash or hardware credit with Reliant Technology's Asset Recovery program. Instead of paying someone to remove your legacy storage hardware, earn thousand back in cash or hardware credit from Reliant. If your storage hardware is in excellent condition, Reliant Technology will give you cash or credit to trade in…

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