Amazon S3 Archives | Caringo

What’s New in Swarm v9.4

The Caringo engineering team stayed busy through the holiday season to bring you the Swarm v9.4 update which includes new capabilities and improvements for storage administrators and end-users. Here’s a quick rundown of what is new in Swarm v9.4: Access Policy Editor — The Content UI now includes an interactive policy editor for creating and […]

Read More »

Object Storage Basics for 2018

As object storage continues to evolve, 2017 saw S3 emerge as the de facto standard object-based access protocol with NFS access to object storage still in high demand. While a standardized HTTP-based protocol to object storage is easy to understand given its cloud-based roots, traditional file-based access methods to object storage are not taking a […]

Read More »

8 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2018

2017 is in the books and 2018 is already upon us. Data storage challenges are escalating faster than ever for many organizations, especially those involved in storing, developing and delivering digital assets. Last year, I wrote about the 7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017 from the perspective of how object storage technology functions. […]

Read More »

Countdown: 17 Object Storage Hits of 2017

2017 is winding down fast, and we have seen many changes in the object storage landscape over the past year. From conversations we have had with many of you at shows like NAB and SC17, we’ve learned that there is now a much broader understanding of object storage and the many benefits that it brings […]

Read More »

The World Series of HPC: SC17

Fall is in the air and while my hometown Houston Astros are duking it out with the LA Dodgers in the 113th Major League Baseball World Series, I’m focused on preparation for what could be called the world series of high-performance computing (HPC)—the SC17 conference. It takes a lot of work to be at the […]

Read More »

Caringo Swarm Hybrid Cloud for Microsoft Azure

Technology moves quickly, and with every passing day, the need for innovative ways to manage unstructured data becomes more critical. The traditional models of data storage (SAN and NAS) leave businesses vulnerable to data loss and exorbitant costs with vendor lock-in. And while the cloud is often convenient for instant infrastructure and compute, compounding recurring […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

What’s in a Name(space)? Eliminating Storage Silos

At the heart of every digital data storage system is an abstraction layer created to translate the human-viewable form of data with the underlying binary segments on the storage media. This layer is commonly referred to as a namespace. Historically, the namespace has made digital data usable; but, in today’s world of exponential data growth […]

Read More »

What’s New in Caringo Swarm?

Recently, we released updates to Swarm 9 with enhancements to improve the operation and ease of maintenance of your storage cluster. All customers with current support contracts can download the latest software from Caringo Connect. As the pioneer in object-based software-defined storage, we continue to evolve our technology to meet the emerging needs of our […]

Read More »

How Object Storage Meets Vertical Market Requirements

The Appeal of Object Storage to Vertical Markets Object storage is getting a lot attention recently as the optimal platform for storing large amounts of non-transactional files across a growing number of vertical markets. These markets include media and entertainment (video), research (images, raw datasets), asset management (unstructured files), government & law (records management, surveillance), […]

Read More »