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Object Storage Basics for 2018

As object storage continues to evolve, 2017 saw S3 emerge as the de facto standard object-based access protocol with NFS access to object storage still in high demand. While a standardized HTTP-based protocol to object storage is easy to understand given its cloud-based roots, traditional file-based access methods to object storage are not taking a […]

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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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Active Archives: Object Storage for Data Sets in HPC

Supercomputing, or High Performance Computing (HPC), is now over 50 years old. Needless to say, HPC and supercomputers have come a long way since the 1960s, and a number of developments have contributed to that progress. Many players have come and gone in this space, and the advancements have been staggering. From GFLOPS to TFLOPS […]

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Making NFS & S3 Interoperable with Swarm Object Storage

In 1984, Sun Microsystems developed the Network File System (NFS) to enable collaboration on content. There have been 4 major versions of NFS, each adding enhancements that continued to establish it as one of the two primary standards for operating on files (the other being CIFS/SMB). The most recent point releases for NFSv4 have focused […]

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3 Solutions Businesses Use to Transfer Large Files

With all the tech advancement around us—like the ability to use our voice to control many aspects of our home, the ability to watch anything on demand and to live stream from just about anywhere—it is odd to say that many consumers and businesses still struggle with something as seemingly simple as large file transfer. […]

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Visit Caringo at Dell EMC World 2017

Caringo will be at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, May 8–11. Dell EMC World is all about helping you realize Digital Transformation with opportunities to enhance your skills, expand your network and give you practical knowledge to achieve your IT and business objectives. Caringo, the company widely known as the pioneer in object storage […]

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Caringo SwarmNFS Shines in 2016

It’s that time of year again. From Hollywood to high tech, we start seeing the best of 2016 recognized. Server-based storage finalists in the 2016 Storage magazine/SearchStorage Products of the Year competition were announced last week, and include a mix of new and updated products that reflect the growing trend to use commodity hardware to […]

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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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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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