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FileFly Takes the Gold: TechGenix.com Review

Data tends to remain on the device where it was first stored. And if that’s your primary storage that is meant for active workloads, like transaction processing, then unstructured data can quickly fill up your file servers and create a number of issues for your organization from performance degradation to storage silos to slow file […]

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Elasticsearch & Object Storage: PB-Scale Search Solved

As Caringo Swarm Object Storage has evolved, we have continuously added smart functionality that brings value to our customers (check out our Smarts of the Swarm whitepaper). Among the most helpful for our customers is Elasticsearch—a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine that can be used with object storage to enhance the effectiveness of metadata searching […]

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Caringo Joins Media & Entertainment Services Alliance

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is at the forefront of the M&E industry and works to enable the digital transformation of M&E. With a focus on data, IT and security, MESA supports service providers in building efficiencies in the creation, production and distribution of physical and digital media and entertainment. We are excited […]

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IT for the Win: Travel & Security on European Vacations

Summer is peak season for travel, and wherever you go, you’ll see the challenges that all governments and industries are facing with storing information and keeping travelers secure. It is an understatement to say that information technology has forever changed the world in which we live and travel. From mapping ancient ruins unearthed in Rome […]

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HPC: Caringo Object Storage at ISC High Performance

ISC High Performance, the event for high-performance networking, computing (HPC) and storage, is just around the corner. I’m looking forward to joining our EMEA team in Frankfurt at the expo and hope to meet you if you are attending. Tomorrow, I’ll be talking about real-life HPC use cases for object storage (register now to watch […]

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How Object Storage Meets Vertical Market Requirements

The Appeal of Object Storage to Vertical Markets Object storage is getting a lot attention recently as the optimal platform for storing large amounts of non-transactional files across a growing number of vertical markets. These markets include media and entertainment (video), research (images, raw datasets), asset management (unstructured files), government & law (records management, surveillance), […]

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Why Should You Optimize File Servers?

Despite the frustration it causes and the inefficiency, Windows File Servers remain one of the most popular ways for organizations to store and share data between employees. It’s relatively easy and inexpensive to just stand up another file server—that is, until the operational impact of yet another file server is factored in. Then, this cheap […]

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Swarm Object Storage Protects from Ransomware Attacks

Recent ransomware attacks like WannaCry make it clear that the current data storage deployment strategy of many organizations is antiquated. While some types of companies are more likely to be targeted, for example, the services sector, no business or organization is immune. And, more often than not, it is a lack of resources to keep up […]

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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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