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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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Caringo Swarm Hybrid Cloud for Microsoft Azure

Technology moves quickly, and with every passing day, the need for innovative ways to manage unstructured data becomes more critical. The traditional models of data storage (SAN and NAS) leave businesses vulnerable to data loss and exorbitant costs with vendor lock-in. And while the cloud is often convenient for instant infrastructure and compute, compounding recurring […]

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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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Cord Cutting, Digitization and Object Storage

The Rise of Cord Cutting and the Effect of the Convenience of Digitization. Can Object Storage Help? The first half of my professional career was in the digital audio industry. I was lucky enough to license the MP3 codec in the mid-90s, then work on some very popular encoding/ripping/jukebox applications and download and streaming services […]

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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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Predicting the Eclipse: HPC Enables Modern Calculations

Today, millions of people across the United States are watching the 2017 total solar eclipse. So much so, that the safety glasses needed to view the eclipse safely have been in short demand, and roads leading to the best viewing spots have been highly travelled as crowds gather. This begs the question, just how did […]

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What’s in a Name(space)? Eliminating Storage Silos

At the heart of every digital data storage system is an abstraction layer created to translate the human-viewable form of data with the underlying binary segments on the storage media. This layer is commonly referred to as a namespace. Historically, the namespace has made digital data usable; but, in today’s world of exponential data growth […]

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Benefiting from SDS without Change

As the relentless growth of data stored continues to grow, so does the expectation on IT and procurement to reduce the cost of acquiring, maintaining and running storage. Yet, it’s no secret that most of us will not allow our old data, photos, media, etc. to just be discarded. More to the point, we expect […]

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