Adrian Herrera, Author at Caringo | Page 2 of 5

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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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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Object Storage for M&E and Content Distribution

Earlier this week, we announced that NEP, a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, has designed and deployed a scalable, reliable, high-performance Content Distribution Network (CDN) in the Netherlands using the Caringo Swarm Cloud and Object Storage platform.     From the Oscars to the Olympics, NEP provides […]

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New Content Business Models: Object Storage for M&E

Live TV is quickly going the way of the record album, and object storage can help you retain viewers and develop new business models. A few weeks ago, I heard some data points that should make traditional broadcasters shutter… ESPN lost 600,000 subscribers in one month and 1.5M since February! Similarly, NFL ratings are down […]

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