Category: Unstructured Data | Caringo

Riding the Object Storage Wave

I often joke with co-workers that life is never boring at Caringo. This week has been particularly “not boring.” In fact, it has been downright exciting. Yesterday, we announced that our VP of Product Tony Barbagallo will be stepping into the role of President and Chief Executive Officer and that our Co-Founder Jonathan Ring will […]

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Expecting the Unexpected: Facilitating Information Governance

The author Oscar Wilde once said that “To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” And, with today’s explosion of unstructured data (⅓ of which is considered “sensitive”) in enterprise organizations, being prepared for the unexpected just may be the key to survival when it comes to facilitating information governance. Because, no matter how […]

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Merging Past & Present: NAB Show, M&E and Object Storage

While NAB stands for National Association of Broadcasters, the attendees in Las Vegas at the 95th NAB Show earlier this month represented a far broader audience than traditional broadcasters. From houses of worship, education, government, defense contractors, and the more obvious creators of television, movies, documentaries, music videos and news agencies, attendees came by to […]

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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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Storage Crossroads: iQ Media Turns to Object Storage

When I first tried to explain what Caringo Swarm Cloud & Object Storage Platform is to non-technical people, it was, to say the least, challenging. I would give them a quick “technology 101” only to be faced with blank, zombie-like stares. In vain, I attempted to explain Swarm Object Storage with analogies such as how […]

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Bridging Old and New Storage with Object Storage

There are two quite different real-world applications of the Caringo Swarm Cloud & Object Storage Platform—one using a bridging solution from legacy file servers and another that takes advantage of new cloud interfaces like RESTful APIs (HTTP or S3). So how do you bridge the old and the new world of storage? We must first […]

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Storage Challenges: We Love Big Objects

Valentine’s Day is a good day to reflect on the people and things that you love. And, one of the things the Caringo Engineering team loves the most is a good challenge. One problematic aspect of big data is handling individual objects that are very large. Case in point: one of our customers stores memory […]

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The Future of Data Storage Solutions

This article was originally published on Linux CloudExpo Journal. Bridging the divide between legacy storage and new data management platforms could constrain IT organizations and budgets and could prevent the utilization of cost-effective scalable storage infrastructures. But, businesses can avoid some of these constraints by evaluating their storage options objectively and asking themselves three important […]

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New Content Business Models: Object Storage for M&E

Live TV is quickly going the way of the record album, and object storage can help you retain viewers and develop new business models. A few weeks ago, I heard some data points that should make traditional broadcasters shutter… ESPN lost 600,000 subscribers in one month and 1.5M since February! Similarly, NFL ratings are down […]

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Millennial Digital Storage Market: Metadata & Tagging

In the 20th century, “coming of age” meant learning to drive so we could hang out with our friends. Millennials are different — they’re just as happy to use ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft so they can focus on connecting with their friends digitally or playing Pokémon GO on their smartphones while traveling.

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