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Object Storage for EU GDPR Data Protection

Two weeks ago, I blogged about the challenges of implementing technology to enable General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, and last week, I explained how object storage enables compliance. In today’s blog, we will take a look at what should be considered the most important aspect of GDPR, which is of course “data protection,” and […]

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Caringo Turns 13

When I co-founded Caringo with Paul Carpentier and Mark Goros 13 years ago, the IT landscape was different. In storage, you had large monolithic devices purpose built for very specific applications. Innovation was measured in cost and speed (IOPS) and the primary interface to these devices was based on standards (NFS and CIFS). Many systems […]

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How Object Storage Enables GDPR Compliance

In last week’s blog, I looked at the challenges GDPR presents. In this week’s blog, we will take a look at how Caringo Scale-Out Hybrid Storage provides a simple and cost-effective solution that can enable GDPR compliance. The first challenge: how do you find all the relevant data when you receive a “Right to access,” […]

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Silver Award for Solving Windows Server & NetApp Filer Problems

While Olympic athletes from around the world are battling it out for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in PyeongChang, South Korea at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, we’ve been waiting to see who wins in TechTarget’s Storage magazine and SearchStorage 2017 Storage Products of the Year Data Management category. For 16 years, Storage magazine and […]

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EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & Object Storage

If you reside in Europe, you likely already know about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), yet, those outside of Europe may only now be gaining awareness of GDPR. Moreover, many are now coming to the realisation that any organisation physically located outside of Europe who has any dealing with European residents will be […]

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Object Storage: 3 Predictions for 2018

2017 was a turning point for object storage. Ever since content addressable or key-value based storage was created, storage analysts and IT execs wondered if it was a technology in search of a problem to solve. Was it really just a “better mousetrap?” As we enter into 2018, there are a number of trends in […]

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FileFly Recognized, Windows Server & NetApp Filer Problems Solved

Last week, SearchStorage announced the 2017 Storage Products of the Year and we are honored that FileFly is a finalist in the Data Storage Management category! Since 2015, FileFly has been leveraged by organizations of all sizes to simplify the consolidation of data from NetApp Filers and Windows Servers to Swarm object storage without modifications […]

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What’s New in Swarm v9.4

The Caringo engineering team stayed busy through the holiday season to bring you the Swarm v9.4 update which includes new capabilities and improvements for storage administrators and end-users. Here’s a quick rundown of what is new in Swarm v9.4: Access Policy Editor — The Content UI now includes an interactive policy editor for creating and […]

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No Meltdown with Swarm Object Storage

WARNING: Meltdown and Spectre Affect your Object Storage (Unless it’s Swarm) Good news to users of Caringo Swarm, our pure object storage system. Swarm storage nodes are NOT, let me say again, NOT susceptible to Meltdown or Spectre security attacks. Meltdown is a hardware vulnerability affecting Intel x86 microprocessors that allows a rogue process to […]

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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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