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7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017

The new year is upon us and data storage challenges loom large for many organizations. Caringo Swarm object storage has proven to be versatile for a number of use cases (including active archives, cloud storage, analytics, content distribution, and backups) in verticals such as M&E, HPC, Government, Healthcare and Education. Boiling it down, here are […]

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Count Down: 16 Object Storage Hits of 2016

Who didn’t grow up listening to Casey Kasem counting down the hits every Sunday morning? So, to wind down 2016, let’s count down the 16 greatest Caringo hits of 2016. Case Studies Why does everyone like case studies? Because case studies provide an unbiased narrative view of the challenge faced, the evaluation and selection process […]

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Object Storage for M&E and Content Distribution

Earlier this week, we announced that NEP, a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, has designed and deployed a scalable, reliable, high-performance Content Distribution Network (CDN) in the Netherlands using the Caringo Swarm Cloud and Object Storage platform.     From the Oscars to the Olympics, NEP provides […]

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Texas Tech Migrates to Caringo Swarm Object Storage

As a Texas native with a college kid, I’ve spent a lot of time in Lubbock, TX over the past few years. Lubbock is nicknamed the hub city and it serves as the economic, education, and health care hub of the Texas Panhandle. When you think of Lubbock, oil wells, windmills, and cattle might come […]

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SC16, Beer and the Challenges of HPC

Today, I’m at SC16 (the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis) in Salt Lake City, Utah with the Caringo team. If you are at the show this week, I hope you will come by and visit us at booth 3647 (and join us for a beer Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon around […]

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Object Storage, WORM & Integrity Seals for Healthcare Data

As unpleasant of a subject as it is, there are times when Health IT is asked to produce data due to a legal matter. To mitigate the risk of not being able to produce said data in a timely fashion, which has very ugly consequences, let’s quickly define your options for storing and protecting healthcare data: […]

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Object Storage for Content Distribution & Social Discovery

My role as VP Engineering and Services at Caringo affords me a great perspective on how object storage is used by our customers. One of the most interesting scenarios (or use cases) is content distribution and social discovery. Just last week, I did a short video with George Crump of Storage Switzerland about how data […]

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Object Storage & Law Enforcement: Storing Large Video Files

As video surveillance by law enforcement agencies continues to rise, there are undoubtedly a number of benefits to society recognized both by the agencies and civil rights activists, including more accurate evidence (leading to more successful criminal prosecutions and better officer training). While the actual cost of the video recording devices is affordable ($300 to […]

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Video, Objects, and Post-Processing

From driverless cars to commercial and home security systems to law enforcement surveillance, body cameras and digital evidence, digital video capture is now rising at an exponential rate. Much of this capture is retained for a period of time from a few hours to a couple of weeks, to preserve as important documentation in case […]

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Changing Our Lives: Medical Use of Object Storage

The power to change our lives is within our grasp, and that power lies in data. We can now store, sort and view data in new ways, gaining unique insights and impacting medical record retention, patient care and disease research. The advances in medicine over the past hundred years are mind-boggling. If the year was 1900, […]

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