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Join Pivot3 at Intersec 2016 in Dubai

Now in its 18th year, Intersec is one of the world’s leading security and safety exhibitions. It attracts more than 1,000 exhibitors and thousands of security and IT professionals from across the globe. The event showcases a wide range of solutions and educational opportunities that address today’s most critical security challenges. The 2016 conference will feature…

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Notes from #GartnerDC: Hyper-converged infrastructure brings simplicity, better economics

By Bruce Milne, Vice President & CMO I spent the better part of this week at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure and Operations Management Conference in Las Vegas. It was an exceptional event and a great turnout of about 2000 attendees, reportedly 68 percent of who were first timers. The turnout was a bit of…

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Pivot3's Partner Channel Program Named to CRN
2015 Cloud Partner Programs Guide

We are excited to announce that Pivot3 has been recognized on CRN’s 2015 Cloud Partner Programs Guide, a selective list of companies who are devoting significant resources to their cloud partner programs and supporting partners with training and resources. Pivot3’s inclusion on this list is a result of our dedicated partner program, designed to provide partners…

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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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What Should Specifiers Know About Software-Defined Video Surveillance Storage?

Pivot3 pioneered the concept of hyper-convergence through significant IT and software optimizations by unifying virtual servers, shared storage and networks to drive down operational complexity and costs while simultaneously increasing scale-out performance and stored data security. This has shaken up the physical security industry and motivated all kinds of industries with video and data storage needs…

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Reining in IT Costs of Video Surveillance Deployments, Part III – A Virtualized Solution

In Part II of our blog series, we delved into the issues traditional architectures and network video systems face when trying to keep up with rapid amounts of growing data. The best way to keep issues from becoming a problem, as well as keep costs at a minimum, is through virtualization and hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)…

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Reining in IT Costs of Video Surveillance Deployments, Part II – Pitfalls of Traditional Architectures

It’s not surprising that one of the most common reasons for the failure of network video systems is the inability of server and storage systems to keep up with the massive ingestion of data, which results in the loss of incoming video. Other reasons for failure include the breakdown of system components, such as servers,…

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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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