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May 15, 2018

Object Storage is Becoming the New Tier 1 Storage

The world of storage has changed radically. The transition of fixed content from shared network drives and home folders is overshadowed by a massive increase in machine- and user-generated data (audio, photos and video). Expensive high-performance block or file storage can no longer economically hold this volume of data, nor is it advantageous to do…

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May 9, 2018

The RAYOS Platform Enables Data-Driven Content Strategies

Data-driven tools and management strategies have transformed how businesses make decisions. Insights gained from data can help you identify trends, measure progress, and capitalize on opportunities to ultimately improve your bottom line. At GTxcel, we strive to make data-driven decisions and empower our broadcast customers to make them, too. What ‘Data-Driven’ Means Data-driven means making…

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May 8, 2018

Information Governance in the Cloud Age

The value of the cloud and mobile devices is undeniable. The elastic resources provided and the ability to create and access data from any location has changed society. However, as with any disruptive technological movement, it presents new challenges. Privacy concerns run rampant and laws and regulations that have struggled to keep up are now…

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May 1, 2018

High Speed Computing on the Oregon Coast

Last week, I had the unique opportunity to attend and speak at the Salishan Conference on High Speed Computing at the Salishan Lodge on Gleneden Beach, Oregon. The conference was founded in 1981 and this year’s theme was “Maximizing Return on Investment for HPC in a Changing Computing Landscape,” with the majority of attendees hailing…

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April 24, 2018

Merging Past & Present: NAB Show, M&E and Object Storage

While NAB stands for National Association of Broadcasters, the attendees in Las Vegas at the 95th NAB Show earlier this month represented a far broader audience than traditional broadcasters. From houses of worship, education, government, defense contractors, and the more obvious creators of television, movies, documentaries, music videos and news agencies, attendees came by to…

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April 17, 2018

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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April 12, 2018

5 Strategies To Improve Your Website Header

Do not include links to pages with very little traffic in your main navigation. Put your most important links at the front of the list and least important links in the middle. Strive to use seven or fewer links in your main navigation. Users don’t like dropdowns because they have to stop and think about…

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April 10, 2018

Caringo Object Storage and CatDV at NAB Show 2018

Today, we announced a technology partnership with Square Box Systems, who recently certified Caringo Swarm with their CatDV media asset management (MAM) suite. I wanted to share a few of my thoughts from the NAB Show floor, where we we’ve been meeting many talented and smart IT and Creative Professionals from media and entertainment (M&E)…

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