Ben Canter | Authors | Caringo, Inc.

Object Storage for Living in an On-Demand World

I recently took a short vacation to Bar Harbor, Maine with my family. It required us to pile in the SUV and drive a handful of hours north to one of the most beautiful places in the world. During the trip, our 17-year-old son had his head buried in his phone watching a video. He […]

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Welcome JB&A Distribution to the Caringo Family

I look forward to “Black Friday” every year. It’s not the great shopping deals, the tasty Thanksgiving leftovers or even the “holiday season.” It’s about spending time with my family. Five years ago, we started a tradition on the day after Thanksgiving: we stay in our pajamas, pile on the couch and watch our favorite […]

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Storage Crossroads: iQ Media Turns to Object Storage

When I first tried to explain what Caringo Swarm Cloud & Object Storage Platform is to non-technical people, it was, to say the least, challenging. I would give them a quick “technology 101” only to be faced with blank, zombie-like stares. In vain, I attempted to explain Swarm Object Storage with analogies such as how […]

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VTUG Winter Warmer Turns 10

This Thursday is the 10th annual Winter Warmer for New England’s Virtualization Technology User Group (VTUG) at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Many IT professionals attend this event to learn about new technologies, network with their peers, and discuss hot trends within the industry. With compelling keynotes, unique break-out sessions and hands-on labs, it is […]

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Crash Course on Object Storage at Virt-G Boston

This week I’m presenting at the Virtualization Meetup Group (Virt-G) in Boston at the Microsoft N.E.R.D Center. Yes, there is still time to register! I will be presenting “A Crash Course on Object Storage. How It’s Helping Businesses in Every Industry and How It Can Help You!” at 8:00 p.m. The main challenge with unstructured information is […]

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VTUG: Flash, Software, Hyper-Converged and Lobster…

Freeport, Maine…known for world-class outlet shopping, LL Bean, and VTUG’s Summer Slam. Like years past, over 1000 Technologists descended on this vacationer’s haven to learn, experience, and network with peers. The doors opened at 8 a.m. in a school gym full of vendors with cutting-edge tech products. Flash storage was well represented with Pure Storage, Tegile, […]

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VTUG Summer Slam 2015: Crash Courses and Lobstah Networking

Back in 2000 when I first got into information technology (and I was greener than an Augusta National Fairway), I spent hours studying technology to understand what I was selling. Working for a large national reseller granted me access to tons of resources to learn about technology, operations and administration. From senior engineers that I […]

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