How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 2

The Benefits of Switching to Object Storage Systems Object storage systems address specific concerns in law enforcement associated with data privacy, secure access, reliability, and economical scale. Some of the biggest worries in storing data are the possibilities that data could be lost, corrupted, stolen, or easily accessed (making privacy a concern), that existing storage […]

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How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 1

As the amount of video data grows and video resolution improves, the requirement for storage space increases and it becomes more difficult and expensive for law enforcement agencies to store videos, even for a short time. However, securely storing large amounts of video data and being able to find the data easily is now a […]

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Object Storage Helps Protect Against Ransomware Attacks

Today, we launched a microsite centered around Windows Filer Optimization. The primary driver for customers of our FileFly Secondary Storage Platform solution has been offloading unstructured data from Windows Server storage to a cost-effective tier of secondary storage, enabled by Swarm Object Storage. Now, a secondary benefit, albeit no less important, is the ability to […]

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Object Storage to Meet the Demands of M&E

The resolution at which we view content has increased at a staggering rate in recent years. Whether it’s on the big or small screen, smartphone or tablet…the picture is clearer than ever. From cameras to playback devices, technology improvements across the board have made this possible. The storage capacity required to manage, manipulate and playback […]

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The FileFly Diet for Bloated Windows File Servers

In today’s world, data is not deleted and enterprise data is growing exponentially. With sophisticated tracking, demographics information and analytics, any enterprise organization with a website—and that’s every enterprise—is gathering enormous amounts information on their customers, site visitors, usage, buying patterns…and, well, you name it. Depending on which analysts you believe, there will be 7 […]

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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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