Adrian Herrera, Author at Caringo | Page 2 of 5

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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Streaming Media and Object Storage

Today, I’m at Streaming Media West and will be presenting Using Object Storage to Reduce Latency and Enable Content Distribution and Delivery at 10:55 a.m. PT in the Discovery Track (Grand Ballroom, Salon A). From a professional and personal perspective, this is one of my favorite topics. For content creators or media service providers, revenue […]

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Swarm Object Storage Named as a Top 10 Big Data Storage Tool

By now, saying that “big data is everywhere” may seem trite. In fact, the concept of big data is morphing quickly as people are now starting to talk about big storage and guerrilla data. But in this evolving conversation about big data, a few things remain clear. Data will continue to grow exponentially, businesses and organizations […]

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Extracting Value from Data and Managing it at Scale

The landscape of storage is quickly changing with the rapid acceleration of data creation. 90% of all data has been generated in the last 2 years and that data creation has exploded from ~4.4 Zettabytes in 2013 to 44 Zettabytes by 2020. In light of these facts, it is easy to see why traditional storage solutions, […]

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Streaming Media East 2016

Today, I’ll be presenting at Streaming Media East, the premier trade show for the business & technology of online video. My presentation will focus on the different content distribution approaches we have enabled over the years and how we radically simplify complexity while reducing latency by up to 40%. For sites that focus on content […]

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Object Storage & Law Enforcement: Storing Large Video Files

As video surveillance by law enforcement agencies continues to rise, there are undoubtedly a number of benefits to society recognized both by the agencies and civil rights activists, including more accurate evidence (leading to more successful criminal prosecutions and better officer training). While the actual cost of the video recording devices is affordable ($300 to […]

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The Big Deal with Big Data Analytics

Unstructured data is growing dramatically. According to IDC, the world’s data will grow by 50X in the next decade. Historically, all organizations needed to do with this data is store and access it every now and then, but that is no longer the case. In 2014, Forbes predicted that data-driven insight would be a part […]

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Object Storage: Keeping up with the Velocity of Change

Earlier this week, I spoke at Storage Visions, an event focusing on storage in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) space. The M&E sector drives home the realization that the expectations of storage have changed and the rate of change is increasing. Today, more than ever before, you have a mix of storage for pre/post production, […]

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