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Illuminate Your Dark Data with Object Storage

Dark data. Sounds a bit sinister, doesn’t it? Let’s unravel the mystery of dark data and talk about the complex issues that must be considered and the ramifications of storing or not storing that data for businesses and organizations. What is Dark Data and Should You Bother to Store It? Wikipedia defines dark data as […]

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Unleashing the Power of Object Metadata with Elasticsearch

As we head into the heart of summer, it reminds me of how quickly time flies and how rapidly technology changes. With a mature product such as Swarm, new features are added regularly to keep up with the evolving needs of the marketplace and our customers. In addition, we consistently review the value of existing […]

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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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Top Object Storage Learning Resources for 2019

In 2019, Caringo has continued to lead the way in the object storage industry by providing insight into the inner workings of our technology and industry trends, along with experience gleaned from 100s of successful object storage implementations. We know you have a lot of choices to make about how you store data, and that […]

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Using World-Class Metadata with Object Storage

Having beat the metadata drums for more than a decade, it’s tempting to look back and bask in the greatness of how right we were —and how right we still are. However, when we set this course for our object storage product development at Caringo, metadata was thought to be a tangential and unnecessary feature […]

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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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Countdown: 18 Object Storage Hits of 2018 (Part 1)

As 2018 comes to a close, let’s take a look back at our object storage educational content that was most viewed this year. Top 8 Webinars This year, we introduced the Tech Tuesday webinar series to provide in-depth education and an opportunity for our viewers to ask questions of our technical staff, the most experienced […]

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Caringo Swarm Object Storage: Feed Me

© The Hungry Thing | Jan Slepian & Ann Seidler ~ Richard E. Martin ~ Follett, 1967 Does anyone remember the children’s book The Hungry Thing? It’s a simple story about a Hungry Thing coming to town, sitting on his tail and pointing to a sign around his neck that says, “Feed Me.” He asks […]

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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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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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