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Riding the Object Storage Wave

I often joke with co-workers that life is never boring at Caringo. This week has been particularly “not boring.” In fact, it has been downright exciting. Yesterday, we announced that our VP of Product Tony Barbagallo will be stepping into the role of President and Chief Executive Officer and that our Co-Founder Jonathan Ring will […]

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Hot on HPC: Webinar, ISC2018 and SC18

The official start of summer may be June 21, but the weather in Austin is already sweltering at 100 degrees Fahrenheit and the hot topic at Caringo headquarters is high-performance computing (HPC) as our Product and Engineering teams continue to develop new features for our field-hardened products and the Marketing and Sales teams get ready […]

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Can Object Storage Compete with Parallel File Systems?

For the past few years, the value of object storage in the HPC space has been to provide economical storage that can be metered with multi-protocol support and interfaces to traditional and new RESTful applications. At the heart of the value proposition is being able to offload primary storage. In most cases, we are talking […]

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Expecting the Unexpected: Facilitating Information Governance

The author Oscar Wilde once said that “To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” And, with today’s explosion of unstructured data (⅓ of which is considered “sensitive”) in enterprise organizations, being prepared for the unexpected just may be the key to survival when it comes to facilitating information governance. Because, no matter how […]

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Object Storage is Becoming the New Tier 1 Storage

The world of storage has changed radically. The transition of fixed content from shared network drives and home folders is overshadowed by a massive increase in machine- and user-generated data (audio, photos and video). Expensive high-performance block or file storage can no longer economically hold this volume of data, nor is it advantageous to do […]

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Information Governance in the Cloud Age

The value of the cloud and mobile devices is undeniable. The elastic resources provided and the ability to create and access data from any location has changed society. However, as with any disruptive technological movement, it presents new challenges. Privacy concerns run rampant and laws and regulations that have struggled to keep up are now […]

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High Speed Computing on the Oregon Coast

Last week, I had the unique opportunity to attend and speak at the Salishan Conference on High Speed Computing at the Salishan Lodge on Gleneden Beach, Oregon. The conference was founded in 1981 and this year’s theme was “Maximizing Return on Investment for HPC in a Changing Computing Landscape,” with the majority of attendees hailing […]

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Merging Past & Present: NAB Show, M&E and Object Storage

While NAB stands for National Association of Broadcasters, the attendees in Las Vegas at the 95th NAB Show earlier this month represented a far broader audience than traditional broadcasters. From houses of worship, education, government, defense contractors, and the more obvious creators of television, movies, documentaries, music videos and news agencies, attendees came by to […]

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Caringo Swarm Object Storage: Feed Me

© The Hungry Thing | Jan Slepian & Ann Seidler ~ Richard E. Martin ~ Follett, 1967 Does anyone remember the children’s book The Hungry Thing? It’s a simple story about a Hungry Thing coming to town, sitting on his tail and pointing to a sign around his neck that says, “Feed Me.” He asks […]

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Caringo Object Storage and CatDV at NAB Show 2018

Today, we announced a technology partnership with Square Box Systems, who recently certified Caringo Swarm with their CatDV media asset management (MAM) suite. I wanted to share a few of my thoughts from the NAB Show floor, where we we’ve been meeting many talented and smart IT and Creative Professionals from media and entertainment (M&E) […]

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