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Reining in IT Costs of Video Surveillance Deployments, Part I – An Introduction

With the continued migration from analog to IP that is taking place in the video surveillance market, one of the most important factors that organizations must consider is the demand network cameras will place on their existing IT infrastructure. What, if any, upgrades will have to be made to handle the increased bandwidth, processing and…

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Pivot 3/Milestone Certification — A Deeper Perspective

Pivot3 recently announced the certification of its hyper-converged infrastructure solutions with long-standing partner Milestone Systems’ XProtect video management software suite. The certification ensures that joint customers across the globe continue to receive the highest performance and reliability with Pivot3-Milestone installations. The certification charts how the combination of XProtect software running on Pivot3 vSTAC Surveillance Appliances  ensures…

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Pivot3 Debuts on the Gartner Magic Quadrant

The Gartner Magic Quadrant features companies with the technology and business model that shape markets. This year, we are pleased to announce that we’ve made our inaugural appearance on the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems.This significant development further validates that Pivot3 has been redefining IT infrastructure for over a decade. In 2002, our…

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Pivot3 is headed to San Francisco for VMworld 2015!

It’s been a great month for us here at Pivot3. Last week, we were proud to report we made the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems, and from August 30 to September 3, we’ll be at VMworld as a Bronze Sponsor to spread the word of hyperconvergence to thousands of attendees. Make sure to…

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HCI meets IoT: Automated agriculture

This post is the fourth in a series examining the impact of hyper-converged technology on the future of data collection, analytics, and the Internet of Things. By Ron Nash, CEO Pivot3 –  As we’ve examined, there are big savings lying in wait at the intersection of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). But…

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HCI meets IoT: Big savings in high-rises

This post is the third in a series examining the impact of hyper-converged technology on the future of data collection, analytics, and the Internet of Things. By Ron Nash, Pivot3 CEO – Last week, we examined what the shopping experience might look like in the near future when retailers begin to use hyper-converged solutions to…

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HCI meets IoT: Bringing the online shopping experience to the offline world

This post is the second in a series examining the impact of hyperconverged technology on the future of data collection, analytics, and the Internet of Things. By Ron Nash, CEO pivot3 – Amazon revolutionized the way people shopped when they applied advanced analytics to online retail activity. Today, thanks to companies like Amazon and Google,…

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HCI meets IoT: Bringing science fiction into the real world

This post is the first in a series examining the impact of hyperconverged technology on the future of data collection, analytics, and the Internet of Things. By Ron Nash, Pivot3 CEO – Once every couple of decades, technology makes a giant leap forward and changes the world forever. The steam engine. The assembly  line. The…

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Welcome to the club: Nutanix Announces Erasure Coding 1.0

Last week, in a most notable turn of events, Nutanix announced that it will be updating its software to include a form of erasure coding. Here at Pivot3, we’re pleased that the innovation strategy we’ve focused on since 2003 has now been very publicly validated. Our core message has always been that storage is the…

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"Making a Meal” of the Data Center

By Michael Richtberg, Pivot3 VP of Product Strategy Why do we enjoy getting out and going to dinner when we can stay home and cook something? It’s because we enjoy getting a chance to relax and do something else while the services come to us. At a restaurant, someone presents you with a choice of…

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