Top IT Reads for 2022

January 26, 2022 | min

Did you know that since COVID-19, 35% of the world started to read more? As we look ahead to another year at home, we figured it’s time to multitask—and that means making major IT changes while getting in those reading minutes.

For the past two years, we’ve compiled a list of must-read IT resources to help you realize your resolutions, spanning multiple categories: hyperconverged infrastructure, hybrid multicloud, databases, end-user computing, and beyond.

You can read the list from 2020 here and 2021 here.

Now, we’re doing it again! Find a title that piques your interest, and get to reading!

Bringing Joy to Millions: Build-A-Bear Accelerates and Amplifies Digital Transformation

Build-A-Bear Workshop is known for “adding a little more heart to life,” but did you know our friends also recently developed a fresh, interactive online experience? Find out how HCI and Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) were integral to making that happen.

Why You Should Move Away from SAN and Adopt HCI

If your organization has been relying on a SAN environment for a while, you’ll know there are lots of features to like—and lots to improve upon. Find out why HCI is a preferred alternative thanks to its simplicity, lower maintenance, and more attractive cost.

Gartner Magic Quadrant™ Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software 2021

On the topic of HCI, make sure to consult the most recent Gartner Magic Quadrant™ for help understanding the market, identifying solution differentiators across top solutions, recognizing strengths and weaknesses among vendors, and more.

10 Essential Steps to Hybrid Multicloud IT

Okay, this might be cheating for a reading list—but don’t tell! If you’re more of a listener than a reader, this podcast series will help you etch out the perfect approach and foundation for your hybrid multicloud. Pop in your earbuds and listen in!

Enterprise Cloud Index

For the 4th year in the row, Nutanix has commissioned Vanson Bourne to explore major cloud trends across various industries. Open the report to find out which cloud model most organizations prefer, where organizations are moving their applications, priorities within cloud models, and much more.

Biggest Risks of Cloud Computing and How to Mitigate Them

Security, spending, governance, and lack of experience are all major concerns organizations have when it comes to cloud. So if you have big cloud plans this year (who doesn’t?), you’ll want to consult this article from The Forecast for actionable steps you can take to minimize these challenges.

Your Digital Transformation Decision Matrix

No matter which cloud model you’re using now—or plan to use moving forward—take a look at this 1-page flow chart to help you make the most out of your strategy. You’ll find handy resources designed to help you address common cloud questions, avoid frequent cloud “don’t”s, test drive hyperconverged infrastructure, and more.

DbInsight: Modernize your Database with Cloud Simplicity on Your Terms

You might’ve been wondering: What can hybrid cloud do for my database environment? Look no further. DbInsight has done the research o find out why organizations want to modernize their data estates, how they’re building out their database roadmaps, and what hybrid multicloud can do for databases.

ESG: Digital Workspace Strategies in an Increasingly Remote Worker World

Put your finger on the pulse of digital workspace trends with this handy ESG report! You’ll learn why global organizations are investing in hosted desktops more than ever, along with the benefits they’re reaping and the plans they’ve developed to move forward.

5 Frequent DaaS Mistakes to Avoid

2021 has been called the “Year of VDI,” but Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) has become increasingly viral, and we can expect that trend to continue in 2022. But how can you make sure to avoid common pitfalls, like assuming all vendors are equal, overlooking the user experience, and thinking EUC is “dead”? Check out this article for tips.

Go forth and make 2022 your year!

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