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Object Storage: Enabling On-Demand Workflows for Sports Video

The challenges of enabling “on-demand” workflows are being felt across every industry driven by digital video. However, those who have large content archives or are struggling with supporting live events are facing particularly challenging issues. Sports video professionals need to deal with both. In this blog, I will give a high-level overview of how object […]

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World Backup Day & Data Protection, part 2

Last week, I blogged about both traditional backup strategies and some of the newer paradigms for data protection. Here at Caringo, we provide our Swarm object-based storage (available as software only or as a complete software and hardware solution, our Single Server Appliance). Our products have an interesting relationship to the traditional notions of backing […]

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World Backup Day & Data Protection, part 1

Over the last several years, it’s been encouraging to watch the popularity of World Backup Day grow over time. While the day is designed to encourage individuals to back up their personal data, it is also a concept critical to employ in the business world. I recently read a StorageNewsletter post that stunned me with […]

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Caringo FileFly Data Management Tool Reaches Full Bloom

Formats and methodologies for storing and distributing information continue to evolve. This means that the tools we use to manage and move data must also grow. When the Farmer’s Almanac originated in 1818, it was printed using a printing press. Fast-forward 200 years, and now it is available online as well as printed (using far […]

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Sync Mac Files with Mobile, PCs, Cloud NAS & Swarm

We recently certified ChronoSync by Econ Technologies with Caringo Swarm, our hassle-free, limitless object storage software. ChronoSync is a robust file synching application for macOS that can synchronize and backup to almost anything you can connect to your Mac. This includes Swarm, cloud services, other Macs, NAS/external drives, iPads, iPhones, PCs or anything you can […]

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Stop Wasting Budget and Resources on Legacy Backup

Sometimes history repeats itself, and sometimes you have to reinvent the wheel. Many of my favorite stories of the history of storage come from discussions with Caringo Product Manager Glen Olsen, who leads Caringo’s efforts to bridge the gap between traditional storage and our scale-out hybrid storage solution. Feeling nostalgic for tape backup, or just […]

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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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How to Store Video Surveillance More Effectively, Part 1

As the amount of video data grows and video resolution improves, the requirement for storage space increases and it becomes more difficult and expensive for law enforcement agencies to store videos, even for a short time. However, securely storing large amounts of video data and being able to find the data easily is now a […]

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Object Storage to Meet the Demands of M&E

The resolution at which we view content has increased at a staggering rate in recent years. Whether it’s on the big or small screen, smartphone or tablet…the picture is clearer than ever. From cameras to playback devices, technology improvements across the board have made this possible. The storage capacity required to manage, manipulate and playback […]

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7 Reasons You Need Object Storage in 2017

The new year is upon us and data storage challenges loom large for many organizations. Caringo Swarm object storage has proven to be versatile for a number of use cases (including active archives, cloud storage, analytics, content distribution, and backups) in verticals such as M&E, HPC, Government, Healthcare and Education. Boiling it down, here are […]

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NAS vs. Object: Data Archive—Long-Term Data Efficiency

This article was originally published by Storage Switzerland. Most of the time when unstructured data is created there is never a need to access it again. But it is still necessary to store it just in case you need it. When the “just in case” scenario occurs, you need to retrieve it quickly and it […]

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Unlock the Value of Your Data with SwarmNFS

Twelve years ago, we recognized the trend towards an exponential growth of data. This inspired us to start Caringo in 2005, with the intent to change the economics of storage. Over the past decade, we’ve matured our product line and helped hundreds of customers solve what seemed like insurmountable challenges associated with storing, protecting and […]

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