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Challenging What’s Possible with HCI

Pivot3 recognized as a Challenger in the first-ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure In prior years, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems evaluated vendors within four classes of integrated systems: integrated infrastructure systems (IIS), integrated stack systems (ISS), hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS) and integrated reference architectures (IRA). There are four important changes in this…

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MIPS 2018 Barcelona – I’m glad I didn’t “MIPS” it!

Recently, I was able to spend some time at the Milestone MIPS show in Barcelona where Pivot3 was a Platinum Sponsor.  Milestone is a leading Video Management Software (VMS) vendor that we’ve had a long a successful relationship with, working jointly with several thousand customers around the world.  This year’s MIPS conference was in Barcelona,…

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Pivot3, Behind the Performance Numbers

With the release earlier this year of Pivot3’s Acuity Software Platform, there has been a great deal of interest around the performance results of the Acuity datapath we’d architected specifically for NVMe flash and policy-based Quality of Service (QoS), and how that’d compare to other hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendors in the market that aren’t designed…

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Why NVMe Matters for HCI

Part 2 in a 3-part Series on NVMe technology and how Pivot3 uses NVMe to get the most out hyperconverged Early adoption of HCI (hyperconverged infrastructure) by customers was limited to point-based, single applications, like VDI or light performance applications.  As these early adopter customers began to realize the benefits of HCI (TCO reduction, simplified…

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Podcast: The Current State of Hyperconvergence

Part 2 of a 2-Part Podcast by Technalysis Research and Pivot3 Over the last few years, the datacenter has embarked on a dramatic transformational journey. From innovative developments in the infrastructure components that enable the latest mission-critical applications, to how it delivers centralized computing resources that are so critical to efficient and effective business operations….

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NVMe Technology Primer

Part 1 in a 3-part Series on NVMe technology and how Pivot3 uses NVMe to get the most out hyperconverged Flash memory technology has been around for a long time. Mainstream adoption (consumer and enterprise) has occurred in the last five years in the form of Solid State Disk (SSD) drives connected into the same disk…

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VMWorld Barcelona 2017 Roundup

Another year, and another VMWorld Europe done! Many thanks to the several hundred folks that stopped by our booth to have a conversation about how Pivot3 HCI can enable a smarter, faster and simpler datacenter, and thanks also to the several hundred more that stopped by and donned Pivot3 t-shirts for the chance to win…

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Podcast: Making Hyperconvergence Mainstream

Part 1 of a 2 Part Podcast by Technalysis Research and Pivot3 Everyone in enterprise IT is talking digital transformation these days. Conversations around the idea that some combination of digital technologies can help make almost any company more efficient, more capable and better adapted to the rapidly changing business world remain at a fairly high level…

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Betting on Video: What You Need to Know
About Video Surveillance Storage in Casinos

It can’t be argued: Video surveillance is a mission-critical system in the gaming sector. Casinos leverage video technology to stay vigilant against a wide variety of risks, such as fraud, crowding, loss and other issues that impact the safety of employees and customers. Surveillance solutions not only help ensure security and fraud reduction, but can…

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Video Surveillance: The Building Blocks
of Proactive Campus Safety

Educational institutions face an increasing risk environment. Recent high-profile incidents further magnify the vulnerabilities that educational facilities face. This has led to an increase in public demand for improved security solutions across campuses. K-12 schools, early-learning institutions, and higher education facilities alike strive to meet the safety expectations of all stakeholders. Institutions across the country…

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