Adrian Herrera, Author at Caringo

Disney Acquires Fox; Does Your Wallet Have Room for More VOD?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock (or even if you were), you heard this week that Disney acquired 21st Century Fox. A great summary of the benefits is summarized in Jeff Berman’s blog Analyst: Disney to Benefit from Scale of Fox Transaction. Historically, analysts would have listed content as being the main driver; […]

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The 3 Changing Characteristics of HPC Storage

Historically in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) space, storage was evaluated by cost vs performance. Most of the budget was spent on high-performance storage because it meant faster time to results. Once data sets were rendered, modeled or any other form of analysis was performed, the data either stayed on the high-performance layer or was painstakingly […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Visit Us at NAB NYC

We are only a month away from NAB in New York City (October 18–19). What we love about NAB is meeting IT and creative professionals from every industry that are currently struggling with the move to digitization, especially digital video. Digital video storage and access issues go beyond (the obvious) broadcasters and production houses and […]

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Cord Cutting, Digitization and Object Storage

The Rise of Cord Cutting and the Effect of the Convenience of Digitization. Can Object Storage Help? The first half of my professional career was in the digital audio industry. I was lucky enough to license the MP3 codec in the mid-90s, then work on some very popular encoding/ripping/jukebox applications and download and streaming services […]

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Getting Started with Object Storage for M&E

Today, we announced a full-featured 100 TB Swarm license to qualified Media & Entertainment (M&E) firms* at no cost. Why do such a thing? It’s pretty simple. IT execs in the M&E space are under extreme pressure to provide long-term accessible storage and instant search and delivery to customers and viewers. We have hundreds of […]

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Efficient Storage as a Competitive Advantage in M&E

Every type of M&E organization is feeling the pressures of dealing with customers and viewers expecting “free storage” and “immediate access,” but these issues are particularly challenging in the post production space. We hear from post production houses time and again that to maintain their customers, they need to store content at no charge (or […]

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Caringo Joins Media & Entertainment Services Alliance

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is at the forefront of the M&E industry and works to enable the digital transformation of M&E. With a focus on data, IT and security, MESA supports service providers in building efficiencies in the creation, production and distribution of physical and digital media and entertainment. We are excited […]

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3 Solutions Businesses Use to Transfer Large Files

With all the tech advancement around us—like the ability to use our voice to control many aspects of our home, the ability to watch anything on demand and to live stream from just about anywhere—it is odd to say that many consumers and businesses still struggle with something as seemingly simple as large file transfer. […]

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Top 5 reasons to visit us at NAB!

If you are in Vegas this week at NAB, we would love for you to stop by our booth (#SL12407). We have been solving content storage and delivery issues for organizations of every size for over a decade by bringing the ease, accessibility and economics of the cloud to you secure in your data center. […]

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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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