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Why 2017 Will Be the Year of Hyperconvergence

It’s hard to ignore hyperconverged infrastructure these days. After HCI vendor Nutanix went public this past fall followed by HPE acquiring SimpliVity just days ago, business leaders and investors are curious about this technology that’s taking the IT world by storm. I’m frequently asked what I think of these recent developments and what it means…

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From the CEO’s Desk: Top 2016 Highlights

  2016 has been an incredible year for Pivot3. We entered January expecting significant growth, and we’re ending the year with a larger, stronger, mature and fiscally-responsible company poised for even greater expansion. When I reflect on everything we’ve accomplished – an acquisition, funding, exponential customer and revenue growth, several product developments, new partnerships and…

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The New Pivot3 Debuts at ISC West 2016

Once again, ISC West was a great opportunity to meet with industry peers, customers and business partners. According to show organizer Reed Exhibitions, this year’s show will go down as the most attended with the most square-feet of exhibits in its history. Nearly 30,000 attendees were on-site during the three-day expo. The event truly served…

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GreyBeards on Storage Talks to Ron and John
About Bringing NexGen and Pivot3 Together

Last month, we announced our acquisition of NexGen Storage, sparking a flurry of interest and conversations about how Pivot3 is fundamentally changing the traditional notion of hyper-convergence by combining our HCI offerings with NexGen’s high-performance storage technology suite. Storage industry veterans Howard Marks and Ray Lucchesi were eager to discuss the enormous synergies that brought…

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Introducing the New Pivot3

I’m excited to announce that we will be combining NexGen Storage with Pivot3 to create a portfolio of solutions that redefine the markets for hyper-converged and high-performance storage. NexGen provides high-performance hybrid and all-flash storage enhanced with Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities and dynamic provisioning. Pivot3 provides hyper-converged infrastructure solutions that have been proven to…

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Pivot3 Tops Skyline of Next Generation Storage

Earlier this month, Pivot3 attended Needham’s Next Generation Storage Networking Conference in New York City. The annual, invite-only conference brings together top thought leaders in storage – from components to traditional arrays, from hybrid solutions to all-flash systems and hyper-converged architectures. Leading companies, both public and private, addressed the broader themes of software-defined storage (SDS),…

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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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