Category: Cloud Storage | Caringo

NAB Las Vegas: Don’t Gamble with Your Storage

Are you a gambler by nature? What risks are you willing to take? As we prepare for the NAB Show in Las Vegas` (April 9–12; booth SL11807), I cannot help but think about how high the stakes are when you select storage technology. No matter the industry, nature of your organization or type of data, […]

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Caringo Turns 13

When I co-founded Caringo with Paul Carpentier and Mark Goros 13 years ago, the IT landscape was different. In storage, you had large monolithic devices purpose built for very specific applications. Innovation was measured in cost and speed (IOPS) and the primary interface to these devices was based on standards (NFS and CIFS). Many systems […]

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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. […]

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The 3 Changing Characteristics of HPC Storage

Historically in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) space, storage was evaluated by cost vs performance. Most of the budget was spent on high-performance storage because it meant faster time to results. Once data sets were rendered, modeled or any other form of analysis was performed, the data either stayed on the high-performance layer or was painstakingly […]

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Caringo Object Storage Reaches Beyond at NAB

Today, we announced the integration of Caringo Swarm Object Storage with the Reach Engine intelligent content platform. We are showcasing this solution at the NAB Show New York this week. This seamless integration was designed to power the new era of content creation and curation by ensuring digital assets are instantly available on-demand, all while […]

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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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Top 3 Reasons to Visit Us at NAB NYC

We are only a month away from NAB in New York City (October 18–19). What we love about NAB is meeting IT and creative professionals from every industry that are currently struggling with the move to digitization, especially digital video. Digital video storage and access issues go beyond (the obvious) broadcasters and production houses and […]

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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 […]

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HPC, DR and Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey reminds us just how much predictive capabilities and warning systems have progressed over the past few decades, in no small part because of the availability of past data and the capabilities we now have with instrumentation, detailed data sets and high-performance computing (HPC). Meteorologists do two types of predictions: seasonal probabilities and the track […]

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