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How Caringo Swarm Object Storage Can Help You Unplug

How often do you go off the grid and really unplug? If you are a Storage or IT Admin, my guess is not often enough. The responsibility of maintaining a reliable and efficient storage environment for an organization is a heavy mantle. And, it becomes heavier as we increasingly rely on the data that is […]

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Checklist for Evaluating Object Storage

I love shopping for a new car. The new car smell is more addicting than just about anything else out there. But as my wife will attest, the process starts many months ahead of the actual purchase. I research extensively to make sure I am choosing the car that best fits my needs of today […]

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Object Storage: Refining and Protecting Data

“Data is the new oil.” —Clive Humby, Mathematician Businesses lose billions of dollars a year to IT downtime, and the actual loss of digital files and data can be even more disastrous. Today’s business models—across all types of verticals and use cases—are all in some way powered by data. Take the breadth of data that […]

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Performance Testing for Object-based Storage

Quick. Fast. Performant. We often hear requirements for high performance when talking about storage. When we drill deeper, that translates to “fast, we need it to be fast.” This response is common and troublesome. How Fast is Object Storage? Fast is relative. Compared to a semi-truck, a Ferrari is fast. But, each serves a different […]

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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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Simplify Data Management with the Swarm Content Portal

By now, you’ve likely heard about Caringo Swarm Hassle-Free, Limitless Object Storage: what it is, how it performs, its built-in continuous data protection, and how it’s helped all kinds of folks in a variety of industries. The concept of object storage is quite powerful, both from a user perspective and from an administrative one. We’ve […]

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Breaking with Tradition: Why Object Storage?

As organizations of every kind see their traditional storage solutions strain under the explosive growth of unstructured digital assets and rapidly changing access requirements, more and more are looking for alternatives. This has led many to object storage. There are various reasons organizations are making the shift; however, there are 3 concerns driving the need […]

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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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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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NAB Las Vegas: Don’t Gamble with Your Storage

Are you a gambler by nature? What risks are you willing to take? As we prepare for the NAB Show in Las Vegas` (April 9–12; booth SL11807), I cannot help but think about how high the stakes are when you select storage technology. No matter the industry, nature of your organization or type of data, […]

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