AUSTIN, Texas, October 13, 2015 – Caringo® today announced that BT has implemented Caringo Swarm as the object-based storage component of its BT Compute Storage offerings, extending storage, data protection and sharing to BT customers across the globe.
BT Compute Storage powered by Caringo Swarm with enterprise-level, object-based cloud storage gives customers all the benefits of cloud storage with enhanced security and durability. With enterprise-class, end-to-end protection, performance and reliability, BT Compute Storage powered by Caringo Swarm simplifies life for organizations by making it easy to host sensitive data in their country while meeting rigorous compliance regulations.
“Data services are increasingly becoming a de facto part of enterprises around the globe and the need to quickly and capably penetrate these markets with cloud services requires an intimate knowledge of local rules and regulations,” said Scott Sinclair of Enterprise Strategy Group. “BT is uniquely positioned to parlay their regional expertise and Caringo Swarm’s enterprise features into a strong global cloud proposition.”
BT Compute Storage powered by Caringo Swarm is the first part of the company’s “Cloud of Clouds” offerings. Dedicated nodes are available in the UK and Germany, with planned expansion to all 18 countries in which BT’s IaaS platform is hosted (Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and the Americas).
BT Compute Storage Powered by Caringo Swarm is secure to the core and includes:
- End-to-end encryption using AES 2048-bit
- Hashed and validated data using SHA-1 fingerprinting to prevent tampering
- Privately held encryption keys for our Amazon S3® compatible and BT SCSP object storage access APIs
- Dedicated, isolated data storage areas that remove the risk of leakage
- Data storage in state-of-the-art BT facilities under 24/7 surveillance with authorized-only access
“BT Compute Storage allows enterprises to extend file storage, data protection and sharing across a remote-office storage infrastructure,” said Neil Lock, Vice President, BT Compute, BT Global Services. “Object-based storage is a great way to make data accessible on any device to better support an organization’s BYOD strategy, whether it’s for long-term backup or file sync-and-share services in the cloud. We chose to partner with Caringo because of their leadership in object storage. Swarm offers a rich feature set and the resilience that we need to ensure our customers have the security and reliability they demand.”
“We are excited to be working closely with BT to offer cloud storage services to customers around the globe,” said Jonathan Ring, CEO and founder of Caringo. “BT has a stellar history of enabling customers to conquer the challenges of the rapidly changing business environment and they are doing this once again by leveraging their regional expertise and highly reliable and secure infrastructure to provide unrivaled cloud services. We look forward to continued collaboration and success with BT.”
Caringo was founded in 2005 to change the economics of storage by designing software from the ground up to solve the issues associated with relentless data growth. Caringo’s flagship product, Swarm, decouples data from applications and hardware providing a foundation for continued data access and analysis that continuously evolves while guaranteeing data integrity. Today, Caringo software is the foundation for simple, bulletproof, limitless storage solutions for the Department of Defense, the Brazilian Federal Court System, City of Austin, Telefónica, British Telecom, Ask.com, Johns Hopkins University and hundreds more worldwide. Follow @CaringoStorage on Twitter and LinkedIn and visit www.caringo.com to learn more.
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