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Object Storage Solves Data Retention and Access Issues

As the data deluge continues to escalate, retaining, protecting and accessing data for organizations and businesses becomes more and more of a time-consuming, budget-busting, headache-causing “albatross around the neck.” Unfortunately, this proverbial albatross is not limited to just certain endeavors. It tends to be a horizontal issue that resonates across all vertical market segments. Caringo […]

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Reflecting on Thanksgiving

There is much lore around the origin and evolution of Thanksgiving and harvest festivals, and it is celebrated differently in various countries. In the United States, where Caringo is headquartered, Thanksgiving falls on this Thursday. For many of us, we use it as a time to reflect on what we are grateful for. So, I’d […]

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Visit Caringo at Dell EMC World 2017

Caringo will be at Dell EMC World in Las Vegas, May 8–11. Dell EMC World is all about helping you realize Digital Transformation with opportunities to enhance your skills, expand your network and give you practical knowledge to achieve your IT and business objectives. Caringo, the company widely known as the pioneer in object storage […]

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Count Down: 16 Object Storage Hits of 2016

Who didn’t grow up listening to Casey Kasem counting down the hits every Sunday morning? So, to wind down 2016, let’s count down the 16 greatest Caringo hits of 2016. Case Studies Why does everyone like case studies? Because case studies provide an unbiased narrative view of the challenge faced, the evaluation and selection process […]

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Curing the Healthcare Industry’s Data Headaches

This article was originally published on HealthCare Business & Technology. Medical science has made incredible progress with disease management and life expectancies. But there’s one frontier that still needs to be crossed for the healthcare industry to provide the best possible care: the data problem. Data is essential in all areas of healthcare—from diagnostic medicine […]

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Healthcare Data Protection with Active Archive

Why is everybody talking about active archives? Data protection begins with the concept of having a copy of the data that resides on a primary storage system safely stored offsite. Traditional backup and restore software can be used to perform this task, but there are several problems with this class of technology. For example, during […]

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Object Storage, WORM & Integrity Seals for Healthcare Data

As unpleasant of a subject as it is, there are times when Health IT is asked to produce data due to a legal matter. To mitigate the risk of not being able to produce said data in a timely fashion, which has very ugly consequences, let’s quickly define your options for storing and protecting healthcare data: […]

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Protecting Healthcare Data: RAID vs Advanced Erasure Coding

Storage systems used for EHR applications and PACS images have to ensure that vital patient information does not disappear, as such an event would certainly worsen patient outcomes and increase legal exposure. Storage systems for the last 30 years have used redundant arrays of disks (RAID), but RAID no longer works in this post-HIPAA world. […]

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VTUG Winter Warmer Turns 10

This Thursday is the 10th annual Winter Warmer for New England’s Virtualization Technology User Group (VTUG) at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Many IT professionals attend this event to learn about new technologies, network with their peers, and discuss hot trends within the industry. With compelling keynotes, unique break-out sessions and hands-on labs, it is […]

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Changing Our Lives: Medical Use of Object Storage

The power to change our lives is within our grasp, and that power lies in data. We can now store, sort and view data in new ways, gaining unique insights and impacting medical record retention, patient care and disease research. The advances in medicine over the past hundred years are mind-boggling. If the year was 1900, […]

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SwarmFS, a Highly Efficient Hadoop Archive.

As I head out to New York City for Strata + Hadoop World 2015, I can’t help but reflect on just how many customers we work with. From hospitals to research labs to global telecoms, we work on some of the largest repositories of data in the world. And, overall capacity and file counts are […]

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Healthcare Information Management in a Post-HIPAA World

We all want to know that our personal health data is well protected. Any company that handles protected health information (PHI) needs to ensure that all required network, physical, and process security measures are followed. With the introduction of HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, it requires that sensitive patient data is protected, […]

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