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Data Protection & Active Data Recovery

Your company’s data is in danger. Every day, those hidden little IT gremlins are on the hunt, waiting to poach your ability to access your files when you need them most. Routine headaches like drive and chassis failures seem to happen at the most inopportune times, and any downtime can prove severely disruptive to business […]

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Object Storage: We’ve Got Your Back, Part 2

Earlier this week, I talked about how object storage gives you the benefits of automatic protection. Of course, the whole point of backing up is to prepare for the reality that hardware fails at the most inopportune times. IT shops vigilantly prepare for this, but once things go south, there is always the question of […]

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Object Storage: We’ve Got Your Back, Part 1

It’s an unpleasant reality of many an IT professional: That 3 a.m. phone call that a crucial system is down, its data irretrievable, and the last backup needs to be restored now. Not only can that mean scrambling to find keys amidst unsavory utterances, retrieving the latest backup media from an offsite location, and getting […]

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Search, Organization and Data Management in the Cloud Age

When we founded Caringo over a decade ago, the largest hard drive was 750 GB, YouTube had just launched, the term ‘Cloud’ was used to describe weather and just storing and protecting millions of files was considered “next gen.” Fast forward 10 years to today, and 10 TB drives are here, a staggering 4 billion […]

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Swarm brings Amazon S3 Compatibility to Microsoft Azure

We live in a world of instant gratification. From microwave popcorn to Netflix, we expect what we want now and don’t want to wait…and our expectations of infrastructure are no different. This is why we are so excited about the immediate availability of Caringo Swarm on Microsoft Azure. Caringo Swarm users have immediate access to […]

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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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FileFly Changes the Game

In the past, we have worked with organizations that have applications they would like to natively integrate with object storage—gaining the ability to both input and access their information via HTTP protocol and over the web. As the discussion evolved, the question inevitably would come up, “I still have all these home directories, all these […]

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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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SwarmFS, a Highly Efficient Hadoop Archive.

As I head out to New York City for Strata + Hadoop World 2015, I can’t help but reflect on just how many customers we work with. From hospitals to research labs to global telecoms, we work on some of the largest repositories of data in the world. And, overall capacity and file counts are […]

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