Storage Challenges: We Love Big Objects

Valentine’s Day is a good day to reflect on the people and things that you love. And, one of the things the Caringo Engineering team loves the most is a good challenge. One problematic aspect of big data is handling individual objects that are very large. Case in point: one of our customers stores memory […]

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Windows Server Bloat: Storage or Business Process Issue?

When we launched FileFly about 18 months ago, it was clear that we tapped into solving a problem most organizations face. Up to 90 percent of data on Windows File Server is inactive. Many classified this as a storage issue and said, “I am running out of storage on my primary file server.” But the […]

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2020: A Storage Odyssey

Science Fiction and technology seem to go hand in hand. While the genre of Science Fiction is speculative about the future, the scenarios often tend to gain relevance with age. According to science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein, “a handy short definition of almost all science fiction might read: realistic speculation about possible future events, […]

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3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

This article was originally published on CloudTweaks. Online Data Data storage is often a real headache for businesses. Additionally, the shift to the cloud in response to storage challenges has caused security teams to struggle to reorient, leaving 49 percent of organizations doubting their experts’ ability to adapt. Even so, decision makers should not put […]

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Back to Basics: What is Object Storage?

Let’s get back to basics and talk about what object storage is, how it compares to traditional file and block storage, and when object storage is the right solution for your data center. There are 3 main network storage technologies: Block: Data is organized through block IDs (e.g., sector number) and can be organized as […]

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Caringo SwarmNFS Shines in 2016

It’s that time of year again. From Hollywood to high tech, we start seeing the best of 2016 recognized. Server-based storage finalists in the 2016 Storage magazine/SearchStorage Products of the Year competition were announced last week, and include a mix of new and updated products that reflect the growing trend to use commodity hardware to […]

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7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017

The new year is upon us and data storage challenges loom large for many organizations. Caringo Swarm object storage has proven to be versatile for a number of use cases (including active archives, cloud storage, analytics, content distribution, and backups) in verticals such as M&E, HPC, Government, Healthcare and Education. Boiling it down, here are […]

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The Future of Data Storage Solutions

This article was originally published on Linux CloudExpo Journal. Bridging the divide between legacy storage and new data management platforms could constrain IT organizations and budgets and could prevent the utilization of cost-effective scalable storage infrastructures. But, businesses can avoid some of these constraints by evaluating their storage options objectively and asking themselves three important […]

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Count Down: 16 Object Storage Hits of 2016

Who didn’t grow up listening to Casey Kasem counting down the hits every Sunday morning? So, to wind down 2016, let’s count down the 16 greatest Caringo hits of 2016. Case Studies Why does everyone like case studies? Because case studies provide an unbiased narrative view of the challenge faced, the evaluation and selection process […]

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Object Storage for M&E and Content Distribution

Earlier this week, we announced that NEP, a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, has designed and deployed a scalable, reliable, high-performance Content Distribution Network (CDN) in the Netherlands using the Caringo Swarm Cloud and Object Storage platform.     From the Oscars to the Olympics, NEP provides […]

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