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Caringo FileFly Data Management Tool Reaches Full Bloom

Formats and methodologies for storing and distributing information continue to evolve. This means that the tools we use to manage and move data must also grow. When the Farmer’s Almanac originated in 1818, it was printed using a printing press. Fast-forward 200 years, and now it is available online as well as printed (using far […]

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Enabling “On-Demand” in Digital Video Workflows

30 years ago to the month, CERN computer scientist Tim Berners Lee published a proposal for what would become the Internet. It took another 2 years for the first web page to be published by CERN. After that, things took off. A new platform for mass communication using text and images over Hypertext Transfer Protocol […]

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How to Migrate to Object Storage from SAN, NAS and Tape Storage

  With the rise of object-based storage software solutions, you’re likely familiar with the many benefits of integrating this latest technology into your data storage infrastructure. What are the Benefits of Object Storage? Of course, different object storage solutions vary in their capabilities and methodology. Frequently, you will see the following benefits with a best-of-breed […]

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Dodgeball, Teamwork and the 5 S’s of Storage

As I start to create my “to do” list for my annual trip to Las Vegas for the JB&A Pre-NAB Technical Event and the NAB Show, I quickly jotted down, “download movies to ipad.” And, the first movie that I associate with with Vegas is Dodgeball. Sure there are some more well-known titles (Oceans 11, […]

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Scalable S3 Storage & Video Streaming Hit Sin City

Media & Entertainment (M&E) professionals from around the globe will descend on Las Vegas for the 96th annual National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB Show) April 8–11. In addition to the M&E industry, the NAB Show is a magnet for IT professionals in diverse verticals such as government, education, and security surveillance who need scalable, […]

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Share the Love with FileFly Data Storage Management

It’s February, spring is here, and love is in the air. So why not share a little of that love with FileFly? FileFly 3.0 is the latest version of our Windows and NetApp archival tool and it can now be used to move data to Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Amazon AWS or Caringo Swarm Object-Based […]

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Using World-Class Metadata with Object Storage

Having beat the metadata drums for more than a decade, it’s tempting to look back and bask in the greatness of how right we were —and how right we still are. However, when we set this course for our object storage product development at Caringo, metadata was thought to be a tangential and unnecessary feature […]

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The Changing Face of Object Storage

A lot of things have changed since Caringo was founded in 2005 by Paul Carpentier, Jonathan Ring and Mark Goros (hence the name Caringo). The data storage demands faced by organizations both public and private in every vertical have increased dramatically. And, Object Storage technology has continuously evolved to meet and those challenges and enable […]

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NAS vs Object 2019: If Not Now, When?

2019 is upon us and the relentless data deluge shows no sign of letting up. The US alone is responsible for 2,657,700 gigabytes of Internet data per minute (according to IFLSCIENCE). A recent article in Forbes promised and delivered some “mind-blowing” facts including: 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day and the pace […]

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Simplify Data Management with the Swarm Content Portal

By now, you’ve likely heard about Caringo Swarm Hassle-Free, Limitless Object Storage: what it is, how it performs, its built-in continuous data protection, and how it’s helped all kinds of folks in a variety of industries. The concept of object storage is quite powerful, both from a user perspective and from an administrative one. We’ve […]

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Three Object Storage Predictions for 2019

Last week, we listed the 9 Reasons to Use Object Storage in 2019. In this blog, I discuss some macro-market trends we have noticed in 2018 and predict how that will influence object storage use in 2019. 1. On-demand will be in demand across many user-driven workflows The rise of streaming services, cloud services, mobile […]

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9 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2019

Two years ago, we outlined 7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017 from the perspective of how object storage technology functions. In 2018, we examined eight market trends that support the case for using object storage. The functionality and market trends that we discussed in prior years are still relevant. However, in this past […]

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