Pivot3 Press Release

Pivot3 Hyperconverged Solutions Now Certified with VMware Horizon Cloud Service for Application & Desktop Virtualization

Solution offers the economic benefits of the cloud and the simplicity of hyperconvergence

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pivot3, the technology leader of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, today announced its vSTAC platform is now certified with VMware Horizon® Cloud to provide customers with virtualized desktops that combine the simplicity and rapid deployment of the cloud with the security and control of on-premises infrastructure.

.@Pivot3Inc’s vSTAC platform is now certified with VMware Horizon® Cloud.

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Horizon Cloud with on-premises infrastructure enables the unified management of on-premises virtual desktops and applications through a single-cloud control plane. When combined with Pivot3’s innovative HCI solutions, the service delivers plug-and-play simplicity so customers can rapidly deploy virtual desktops and applications to thousands of users in less than an hour, all while improving user productivity and minimizing infrastructure complexity and costs.

“Our customers prioritize lowering costs, increasing productivity and increasing the speed of application delivery,” said Mike Koponen, senior director, product and solutions marketing, Pivot3. “Pivot3’s collaboration with VMware will help our mutual customers achieve these goals and leverage the best of both worlds – on-premises infrastructure combined with cloud management – providing the flexibility and scalability needed to accelerate the journey to the software-defined data center.”

“We are pleased to have Pivot3 join our growing Horizon Cloud partner ecosystem,” said Courtney Burry, senior director, product marketing, end-user computing, VMware. “Pivot3 complements Horizon Cloud’s innovative approach to delivering virtual desktops and applications, with its leading efficiencies, predictable scalability and performance. With Pivot3, IT organizations can deploy Horizon Cloud with on-premises infrastructure that performs optimally, scales predictably, and can lower the total infrastructure footprint.”

To learn more, visit http://www.vmware.com/cloud-services/desktop/horizon-cloud-on-premises.html

About Pivot3

Pivot3 is the world’s leading provider of dynamic hyperconverged solutions. Pivot3’s patented solutions dramatically improve data center simplicity and economics by increasing scale-out performance, driving down complexity and cost, saving an extraordinary amount of disk and physical space and ensuring fault tolerance. With Pivot3’s unique Quality of Service and Virtualization Management capabilities, customers are able to prioritize data and application performance based on business value. Today, Pivot3 has more than 2,000 customers around the world deploying more than 16,000 hyperconverged infrastructures in multiple industries such as video surveillance, healthcare, government, transportation, entertainment, education, gaming and retail. The company has won numerous awards and was most recently featured by CRN in their top 50 Virtualization list. To learn more about Pivot3, visit http://www.pivot3.com.

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