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Caringo Swarm OverviewUNIXBusinessApplication

Caringo Swarm is #14 ranked solution in top File and Object Storage tools. IT Central Station users give Caringo Swarm an average rating of 8 out of 10. Caringo Swarm is most commonly compared to Cloudian HyperStore:Caringo Swarm vs Cloudian HyperStore. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a computer software company, accounting for 36% of all views.
What is Caringo Swarm?

Swarm provides a platform for data protection, management, organization and search at massive scale. You no longer need to migrate data into disparate solutions for long-term preservation, delivery and analysis. Consolidate all files on Swarm, find the data you are looking for quickly, and reduce total cost of ownership by continuously evolving hardware and optimizing use of your resources.

Caringo Swarm is also known as Swarm.

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Caringo Swarm Customers
iQ Media, NEP, Texas Tech University, Telefónica, City of Austin, Massive Media, Data Deposit Box, Premier Physician Services, Truliant Federal Credit Union
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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Caringo Swarm pricing:
  • "You pay for what you use. For example, if you use one terabyte, you just pay for that one terabyte. But the pricing could always be better"

Caringo Swarm Reviews

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JP
Technical Manager at Kloudstor Asia Pte Ltd
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A user-friendly software-defined object storage solution that's highly flexible

Pros and Cons

  • "I find its flexibility valuable."
  • "The pricing can definitely be better."

What is our primary use case?

We use it for customer archiving. Our customers also use it for their immediate payments, autonomous cloud, and on-premise object storage.

What is most valuable?

I find its flexibility valuable. That makes it easier when you're doing some upgrades. Some other brands force you to stick with that brand. With Caringo, any machine will work. It's also user-friendly, and I'm happy with the dashboards and the customization.

What needs improvement?

The pricing can definitely be better. It would also help if they made it even more flexible. For example, some customers ask us if they can generally use it for a file. I would like it to make it more flexible for them to use objective storage for things like that.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using Caringo Swarm for more than six months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's very easy to scale, you just hit the download button, and then it's done.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support has been very responsive.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very straightforward. It was a bit hard for me to follow, but it's very straightforward. We had it deployed within a weekend.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We pay yearly based on the storage size. You pay for what you use. For example, if you use one terabyte, you just pay for that one terabyte. But the pricing could always be better.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend the solution to other users because of its simplicity and flexibility.

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Caringo Swarm an eight.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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