Adrian Herrera, Author at Caringo

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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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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