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Hybrid Cloud Object Storage | Part 2

Is your storage provider empowering you or encumbering you? This second part of the series discusses high-order benefits of placing data into a public cloud when your storage provider empowers you to use your data. The first part of this article showed the importance of providing tools for designating data that is sent to the […]

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Hybrid Cloud Object Storage | Part 1

To meet the business demands for infinite-scale storage and flexible access to data for their applications, IT organizations are utilizing object storage deployed on-premises, in public clouds, or a hybrid combination of both. While there are organizations that use public cloud for 100% of their storage and application infrastructure and there are those that will […]

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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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Swarm 9: THE Cloud & Object Storage Platform

Today, we announced Swarm 9, and we are boldly calling it “THE Cloud & Object Storage Platform.” This hearkens back to our early days in the industry when we pioneered object storage. Managing the infrastructure for Petabytes of data in and of itself is not overly complex (anymore); however, managing tenants, access, authorization, data organization, metadata […]

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Stop Floating in a Public Cloud: Build a Private One

This article was originally published on Tech.co. Dropbox’s decision to migrate most of its customer data storage from Amazon Web Services to a homegrown, in-house solution has shined some high-profile light on the benefits of “privatizing” your cloud storage. Code-named “Magic Pocket,” Dropbox’s initiative moved 90 percent of its users’ data onto its own made-to-order platform […]

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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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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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Transforming object storage into a cloud storage service

In my last post I discussed our approach to object storage and cloud storage but didn’t go into detail on the service aspects of cloud storage. I won’t go into too much detail in this post but the reason object storage is the best storage option for cloud storage is summarized in this image. But […]

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