Fujifilm and Caringo Seamlessly Integrate Disk and Tape-Based Object Storage Solutions

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Complete, on-premises S3 object storage solution for active access to cold archive data offers optimal price/performance and security for multi-petabyte environments 

Valhalla, NY and Austin, TX, November 17, 2020 — FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. and Caringo, Inc. announced today a joint marketing partnership to offer a complete, on-premises data management solution for multi-petabyte environments that seamlessly integrates tape-based and object storage solutions, solving challenges to securely and cost-effectively managing data. Using Caringo’s Swarm Intelligent Data Management solution with FUJIFILM Object Archive software can help organizations manage the continued and compounding growth of infrequently accessed data.

“To date, only the large cloud service providers have combined disk-based and tape-based object storage solutions to enable their cloud storage services,” said Tony Barbagallo, Caringo CEO. ”The reason they have done this is to offer the optimal price, performance and access characteristics to unstructured data at massive scale. The combined solution of Caringo Swarm and FUJIFILM Object Archive software now delivers these benefits to any organization with a multi-Petabyte environment.”

The combined offering from Fujifilm and Caringo can be deployed either as a complete, on-premises object platform for hot, warm and cold storage, or as a self-contained object storage solution. Additionally, the solution can be set up in an air-gapped fashion with no external access for secure deployments. The use of Enterprise Identity Management, token-based authentication, object versioning and Write-Once Read Many (WORM) functionality adds additional layers of protection from unauthorized access or a malicious attack.

“In addition to helping to lower costs and providing high reliability, the combination of Caringo Swarm with FUJIFILM Object Archive software delivers security and dependability,” said Peter Faulhaber, president & CEO, FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. “By deploying as an on-premise air-gapped solution, organizations have an added layer of security which is designed to meet regulatory requirements, and to keep highly confidential and mission-critical data protected and on-site.”

Swarm also includes robust data and tenant management functionality available via a web-based UI or API and can set policies to transfer data for backup and disaster recovery to any service or device that supports the S3-compatible web services interface. This enables organizations to tier data to any of the public cloud providers (for instance, Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or Wasabi Hot Storage) that can serve as the foundation for an end-to-end data protection and disaster recovery (DR) strategy.

The FUJIFILM Object Archive solution is available now and can be purchased from http://fujifilmobjectarchive.com. To purchase Caringo Swarm, visit www.caringo.com.



FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. is FUJIFILM Corporation’s US-based manufacturing, marketing and sales operation for data storage tape and data management solutions. The company provides data center customers and enterprise industry partners with a wide range of innovative products and archival solutions. Based on a history of thin-film engineering and magnetic particle science such as Fujifilm’s NANOCUBIC™ and Barium Ferrite technology, Fujifilm creates breakthrough data storage products.  Worldwide, Fujifilm has surpassed the 170 million milestone for the number of LTO Ultrium data cartridges manufactured and sold since introduction, establishing the company as the leading global manufacturer of mid-range and enterprise data tape.

For more information on FUJIFILM Recording Media products, call 800-488-3854 or go to
https://www.fujifilm.com/us/en/business/data-storage. Follow FUJIFILM Recording Media on LinkedInTwitterFacebook and the Fujifilm Insights Blog.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings cutting edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the various fields including healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2020, the Company had global revenues of $21.2 billion, at an exchange rate of 109 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit:www.fujifilmholdings.com

About Caringo

Caringo was founded in 2005 to change the economics of storage by designing software from the ground up to solve the issues associated with relentless data growth. Caringo’s flagship product, Swarm, unlocks data from applications and hardware providing a foundation for data access and analysis that continuously evolves while guaranteeing data integrity. Today, Caringo software-defined solutions are used to preserve and provide access to rapidly scaling data sets across many industries by organizations such as NEP, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), Argonne National Labs, Texas Tech University, Department of Defense, the Brazilian Federal Court System, British Telecom and hundreds more worldwide.

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