Jonathan Ring, Author at Caringo

Swarm Object Storage Protects from Ransomware Attacks

Recent ransomware attacks like WannaCry make it clear that the current data storage deployment strategy of many organizations is antiquated. While some types of companies are more likely to be targeted, for example, the services sector, no business or organization is immune. And, more often than not, it is a lack of resources to keep up […]

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How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 2

The Benefits of Switching to Object Storage Systems Object storage systems address specific concerns in law enforcement associated with data privacy, secure access, reliability, and economical scale. Some of the biggest worries in storing data are the possibilities that data could be lost, corrupted, stolen, or easily accessed (making privacy a concern), that existing storage […]

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How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 1

As the amount of video data grows and video resolution improves, the requirement for storage space increases and it becomes more difficult and expensive for law enforcement agencies to store videos, even for a short time. However, securely storing large amounts of video data and being able to find the data easily is now a […]

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3 Keys To Keeping Your Online Data Accessible

This article was originally published on CloudTweaks. Online Data Data storage is often a real headache for businesses. Additionally, the shift to the cloud in response to storage challenges has caused security teams to struggle to reorient, leaving 49 percent of organizations doubting their experts’ ability to adapt. Even so, decision makers should not put […]

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The Future of Data Storage Solutions

This article was originally published on Linux CloudExpo Journal. Bridging the divide between legacy storage and new data management platforms could constrain IT organizations and budgets and could prevent the utilization of cost-effective scalable storage infrastructures. But, businesses can avoid some of these constraints by evaluating their storage options objectively and asking themselves three important […]

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Big Data Needs Equally Big Storage

This article was originally published on CIO Dive. Contrary to popular opinion, the world is not becoming more complex — the opposite is true. The fact that we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data per day simply means we are more capable than ever of identifying, analyzing and simplifying the complexities that come with […]

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Millennial Digital Storage Market: Metadata & Tagging

In the 20th century, “coming of age” meant learning to drive so we could hang out with our friends. Millennials are different — they’re just as happy to use ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft so they can focus on connecting with their friends digitally or playing Pokémon GO on their smartphones while traveling.

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How object storage manages big data in the IoT

This article was originally published on ITProPortal. There’s no question: The era of big data has been a paradigm shift for businesses. Now, creating an easily searchable ‘data lake’ — either on-site or cloud-based — is a key determinant of a company’s success. Conceivably, trillions of files of any size must be managed and protected […]

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Unlock the Value of Your Data with SwarmNFS

Twelve years ago, we recognized the trend towards an exponential growth of data. This inspired us to start Caringo in 2005, with the intent to change the economics of storage. Over the past decade, we’ve matured our product line and helped hundreds of customers solve what seemed like insurmountable challenges associated with storing, protecting and […]

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The Power of Metadata

This article was originally published on Business 2 Community. In a digital world, metadata attached to files may contain a lot more than you think. While metadata isn’t the actual file data, it is the data about the data, which can include author and copyright information, revision history, and comments, along with geotracking information and […]

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