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A Decade of Storage Software Innovation, Working for You

Data management infrastructure and strategies are among the top concerns of IT departments today. Recent research from ESG Global reports that senior IT managers are supporting more than one petabyte of storage within their organization, yet there is widespread confusion about how to manage and extract value from this data. One option gaining significant traction […]

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Darkive: Caringo’s Patented Innovation—Store Everything, Drive Down TCO

Last month, we announced that we were awarded a patent for Darkive™ adaptive power conservation technology, which enables organizations that use Caringo Swarm object storage software to adaptively spin down disks and reduce CPU utilization. The access patterns and retention requirements for enterprise data have changed considerably over the last few years to a store-everything, […]

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Scaling Your Data Storage for the Age of Zettabytes

The enterprise data landscape is rapidly changing. Depending on which analysts you listen to, there will be 7 to 40 zettabytes of data by 2020 and 80–90% of this data will be unstructured. To provide some perspective, a zettabyte is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 gigabytes. Adding yet another layer of complexity is the unpredictable nature of […]

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What Digital Evidence Storage Strategies and the Titanic Have in Common

Ask any Leonardo DiCaprio fan what sunk the Titanic and they will say…. an iceberg (not Kate Winslet). So when developing your digital evidence strategy remember, storage capacity and cost are just the tip of the iceberg. There are many other considerations on your path to successful litigation, proper training and maintaining a positive public […]

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What Digital Evidence and Credit Cards Have in Common

When you talk about digital evidence there are a few variables you need to consider: Number of cameras (discussed in previous post) Resolution (discussed in previous post) Hours of video per car Hours of video per officer Non-evidence retention period Evidence rate and retention period We have worked with a number of different law enforcement […]

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Body Cameras for All! Does IT Make Sense?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock the last few months you most likely have heard politicians (like Hillary Clinton or President Barack Obama) talk about body cameras and how all officers should wear one. The debate often goes straight to privacy, policy or procedure concerns. With those (political) issues aside, does a camera […]

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Software-defined storage? Software-based storage? Whatever it’s called it should solve the cause, not treat the symptom.

I just read a blog post by one of our competitors on the definition of software-defined storage vs software-based storage vs arrays and what technologies fit where. The definition presented unsurprisingly fits nicely into supporting the current cash cow for major storage array vendors. Whether a storage technology is classified as software-defined, software-based or just […]

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Transforming object storage into a cloud storage service

In my last post I discussed our approach to object storage and cloud storage but didn’t go into detail on the service aspects of cloud storage. I won’t go into too much detail in this post but the reason object storage is the best storage option for cloud storage is summarized in this image. But […]

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It’s complicated to make something simple

Our approach on object storage and cloud storage It is object storage’s time to shine. Across the industry object storage is now acknowledged as the only way to enable massive scale and just about every major analyst is coming out with an object storage market report this year (or already has). While I was on […]

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