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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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What Metadata Means for Business Information Storage

This article was originally published on Alley Watch. There has never been more data in the world than there is today. About 90 percent of it was created in the last two years alone, and another 2.5 quintillion bytes are added every day. And keeping that data accessible and searchable is a real headache. But […]

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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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IdeaMensch Interview with Jonathan Ring

This article was originally published on IdeaMensch. Where did the idea for Caringo come from? Two people, I worked with in the past, Paul Carpentier and Mark Goros, came to me with the idea of changing the economics of storage. We looked at the state of the industry a decade ago and realized that data […]

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Thin Provisioning: The Power of Policies

As we close out this series of blogs on thin provisioning and protecting your primary storage, I wanted to explain more about the importance and power of flexible policies while also taking a quick look at the cost savings possible by thin provisioning and protecting your primary storage with Caringo. The Power of Policies in […]

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Protecting Data on NetApp Filers & Windows File Servers

Two weeks ago, I kicked off this blog series and talked about the benefits of using thin provisioning for protecting data, and just last week, I explained how FileFly from Caringo provides a solution to 5 issues with tape backup in the 21st century. This week, let’s take a look at just how FileFly primary […]

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Follow the Leader: Amazon S3 Compatibility

We’ve talked before about Caringo’s history with Amazon Web Services (AWS), most recently when we brought Amazon S3 Compatibility to Microsoft Azure early this year. However, our history with Amazon goes much further back than that, as we announced an S3 Application Verification Program early in 2014. Eric Dey, Caringo Product Manager for Cloud, spoke […]

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5 Issues with Tape Backup in the 21st Century

Last week, I wrote about the benefits of using thin provisioning to protect your primary storage and invited you to join me for our upcoming Thin Provisioning & Protecting Primary Storage webinar on June 28. This week, I’m focusing on why tape backup is no longer adequate for backing up the data you have stored […]

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Healthcare Data Protection with Active Archive

Why is everybody talking about active archives? Data protection begins with the concept of having a copy of the data that resides on a primary storage system safely stored offsite. Traditional backup and restore software can be used to perform this task, but there are several problems with this class of technology. For example, during […]

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Object Storage Meets Tech Field Day, part 3

Over the past two weeks, I’ve shared a number of our Tech Field Day (#TFD10) videos with you. Fueled by coffee and cookies, the TFD10 delegates were a lively crowd (as demonstrated by our ride up the elevator at Caringo Headquarters) and consistently asked our presenters great questions. So, as I wind down this blog […]

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