Adrian Herrera | Authors | Caringo, Inc.

Evolving Storage Requirements for Video Workflows

I am sure everyone has heard the phrase “tools of the trade.” It refers to the tools needed to do a certain job. For those who work with video workflows, the tools of the trade are quickly evolving. This evolution is being driven by increasing file sizes (4k and 8K) and on-demand use cases (OTT, […]

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Object Storage Cluster Status in the Palm of Your Hand

When trying to understand a new technology, nothing beats a demo. In this month’s Tech Tuesday webinar, Sr. Consultant John Bell and UI Engineer Brian Guetzlaff gave a detailed demo of the Swarm Storage Management UI. As shown in the image below, there are two high-level paths for Swarm Management UIs. The Content Management UI […]

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How to Evaluate Object Storage in Your Workflows

I was on an analyst briefing call a few weeks ago and something the storage analyst said really stood out. I am paraphrasing a bit, but the comment was “…the conversation is always NAS OR Object Storage and it really should be NAS AND Object.” The analyst who said it has a solid handle on […]

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All Orgs are Media-Driven; IT Execs, Keep Up with M&E News

One of the things that surprised me most about the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show when I first started attending is the number of organizations I wouldn’t classify as Media & Entertainment (M&E) stopping by our booth to learn about object storage (Federal, Medical, Defense, Manufacturers, etc.). After more reflection, it dawned on me—my […]

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Breaking with Tradition: Why Object Storage?

As organizations of every kind see their traditional storage solutions strain under the explosive growth of unstructured digital assets and rapidly changing access requirements, more and more are looking for alternatives. This has led many to object storage. There are various reasons organizations are making the shift; however, there are 3 concerns driving the need […]

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Sync Mac Files with Mobile, PCs, Cloud NAS & Swarm

We recently certified ChronoSync by Econ Technologies with Caringo Swarm, our hassle-free, limitless object storage software. ChronoSync is a robust file synching application for macOS that can synchronize and backup to almost anything you can connect to your Mac. This includes Swarm, cloud services, other Macs, NAS/external drives, iPads, iPhones, PCs or anything you can […]

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Avoid Storage Fireworks with Swarm 9.6 Object Storage

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to upgrade to the latest Swarm release? The Caringo team has worked tirelessly over the years to stay ahead of your storage management and data protection/access requirements, and Swarm 9.6 is a great example of how we are continuously innovating and adding new functionality between […]

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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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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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Macro-Economics, M&E Workflows and…Object Storage?

We are less than two weeks away from the JB&A Pre-NAB Technology Event and the NAB Show, where Caringo will be focusing on workflow integration and optimization, specifically with asset managers, storage managers and media-moving solutions from Pixit, CatDV, Levels Beyond, Marquis Broadcast, FileCatalyst and others. Some of our technology partners have storage as part […]

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Object Storage: 3 Predictions for 2018

2017 was a turning point for object storage. Ever since content addressable or key-value based storage was created, storage analysts and IT execs wondered if it was a technology in search of a problem to solve. Was it really just a “better mousetrap?” As we enter into 2018, there are a number of trends in […]

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FileFly Recognized, Windows Server & NetApp Filer Problems Solved

Last week, SearchStorage announced the 2017 Storage Products of the Year and we are honored that FileFly is a finalist in the Data Storage Management category! Since 2015, FileFly has been leveraged by organizations of all sizes to simplify the consolidation of data from NetApp Filers and Windows Servers to Swarm object storage without modifications […]

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