Quantum Corporation announced an agreement to acquire the video surveillance portfolio and assets of Pivot3. The acquisition brings a diverse portfolio of video surveillance appliances, network video recorders, and management applications along with a scale-out hyperconverged software platform, which going forward will all be offered under the Quantum VS-Series product portfolio. TThe Pivot3 additions round out a comprehensive surveillance and security portfolio, spanning small to multi-petabyte deployments.
Pivot3 announced Solutions Simplified, a new program for systems integrators and value-added resellers (VARs) to accelerate the design, configuration, quoting and deployment of physical security and industry solutions on Pivot3’s intelligent infrastructure. Pivot3 Solutions Simplified leverages Pivot3’s deep customer experience and expertise in determining the ideal design for enterprise customers, resulting in a more efficient, effective and profitable engagement for systems integrators and VARs.
Pivot3 announced the Pivot3 Surveillance Series Edge, an optimized product offering for edge and distributed physical security environments. Surveillance Series Edge incorporates the same Acuity software-based intelligence and automation used by all Pivot3 Surveillance Series solutions to deliver higher levels of resilience, management simplicity and efficiencies than infrastructure based on basic video recording servers or separate servers and storage systems.
Pivot3 announced Surety, a new intelligent software framework to simplify the management and monitoring of physical security environments. Pivot3 Surety brings innovation to the physical security space by providing customers with extensive intelligence and management of their servers and applications, regardless of vendor, including video recording, analytics, access control and others. This ensures optimum resource utilization, performance, availability, health and configuration of critical security applications.
Pivot3 announced the addition of HCI appliances to the Pivot3 HCI portfolio purpose-built for running and utilizing intelligent video analytics at scale. In conjunction with these new solutions, Pivot3 has also developed a reference architecture for deploying industry leading video content analytics platform BriefCam on Pivot3 infrastructure. The new Pivot3 solutions and reference architecture are designed to ensure that organizations can extract the full value of insights from their mission-critical videos.
Pivot3 announced it is the first hyperconverged infrastructure platform to be certified with BVMS – the video management system from Bosch. This certification enables organizations using BVMS to realize additional improvements in economics, simplicity, and agility in their physical security environments that only Pivot3’s video-optimized infrastructure can offer. Pivot3’s HCI surveillance solution is the industry’s only hyperconverged infrastructure designed specifically for the unique demands of video workloads.
Pivot3 announced significant automation and intelligence enhancements to its Acuity software platform to address the system administration, maintenance and availability challenges often faced in large-scale video surveillance deployments. The new intelligent system health and best practices analysis features provide significant reductions in total cost of ownership, ensure 24 x 7 system uptime in large multi-petabyte environments, and enable customers to automate end-to-end system life-cycle management processes.
Pivot3 announced a new platform for video surveillance solutions that enable organizations to do more with less in supporting their mission-critical security operations. Powered by the next generation Lenovo ThinkSystem SR655 server platform with 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processor, the new Pivot3 solutions deliver 10% lower cost per terabyte, 14% better capacity density and 100% more bandwidth than similar solutions. The result is improved camera density at a lower overall TCO for customers who consider their video mission-critical.
Pivot3 announced that it achieved the Common Criteria Assurance Continuity certification for its Acuity 10.6 hyper-converged infrastructure software platform. Pivot3 is the only HCI vendor with Common Criteria certification of a native-NVMe solution. This provides government and enterprise customers with unprecedented capabilities to meet the highest security standards across the edge, core and cloud.
Pivot3 announced the addition of new artificial intelligence (AI) and automation features to its Acuity software to address the data protection challenges often faced in large-scale hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) deployments. These capabilities provide unprecedented resilience for large multi-petabyte environments, allowing customers who experience catastrophic hardware failures to quickly recover while ensuring high-availability with auto-healing, quick node rebuild and intelligent monitoring and analytics.
Pivot3 announced the Virtual Security Operations Center (Virtual SOC), designed to address the need for security teams to access client workstations running video surveillance and other related systems in multiple locations without using expensive, dedicated client workstation hardware. With the Pivot3 Virtual SOC, security teams can now get fully functional security workstation capabilities —including video surveillance, access control, PSIM, and other security-related systems— on more devices, more securely and more cost effectively than desktop workstation
Pivot3 experienced continued growth in Q1 2019 with enterprise and Fortune 1000 customers representing nearly 80-percent of bookings. This growth has been driven by organizations seeking simple, easy-to-deploy IoT and hybrid cloud solutions that address industry-specific challenges. Pivot3 is architected for extreme resilience and is able to manage massive volumes of data, making the company uniquely positioned to handle IoT use cases.
Pivot3 has completed an advanced certification of its hyper-converged infrastructure with Genetec™ Security Center software. The combination of Pivot3 and the Genetec unified security platform delivers a robust integrated security and IoT solution designed to support the complex requirements of video-intensive, mission-critical environments.
Pivot3 announced that it has named Rance Poehler as vice president of global sales and chief revenue officer. In this role, Poehler will be responsible for leading Pivot3’s global sales organization and executing on the company’s growth strategy and talent acquisition. Poehler joins Pivot3 from Dell Technologies where he served as vice president of worldwide sales for its cloud client computing team, an $800 million line of business that represents a full suite of cloud and desktop virtualization solutions.
Milestone Systems, the global number one open platform provider of networked video management software, will again be exhibiting at IFSEC International 2018 in London. Milestone will spotlight the customer benefits of high performance video solutions, new system builder program and value propositions from the Milestone community. The theme from Milestone this year is the benefits of high performance in business video systems, enabling Milestone community customers to do more with less, driving down the total cost of solutions.
Pivot3 has expanded its relationship with HyTrust, a leading cloud workload security vendor, to deliver secure, compliant video surveillance infrastructure solutions that ensure high levels of data protection. Video data requires stringent logical and physical protection to ensure compliance and reduce unauthorized breaches. Through highly secure encryption and comprehensive role-based access control, HyTrust workload security solutions ensure the highest levels of data protection.
Pivot3 announced the latest edition of its video surveillance solution, which accelerates performance and increases density to support more cameras per node and lower costs. By expanding the number of supported video streams, Pivot3 is boosting video ingest rates by 66 percent to significantly lower CAPEX and OPEX for customers deploying video surveillance infrastructure. With this latest release, Pivot3 is targeting customers that need to capture, protect and mobilize the massive amounts of data generated by today’s big data, security and IoT applications.
Pivot3 announced it experienced accelerated growth in 2017, including significant traction among multi-workload environments in data centers and smart city and safe city initiatives. In 2017, Pivot3’s sales increased by more than 65 percent from the first half to the second half of the year, reflecting the increased market demand for high-performance products like Pivot3’s Acuity platform and purpose-built appliances for streaming media.
Arecont Vision® has announced that Pivot3, the technology leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program™. Pivot3 HCI products will be available for testing in the Arecont Vision MegaLab™ integration facility as part of the new agreement.
Pivot3, the technology leader of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, announced a strategic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) relationship with Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), an innovator in the development of advanced video management and video analytics software. Under the agreement, ISS will license the Pivot3 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform and integrate it with ISS video management software (VMS) to supply more robust security intelligence and video storage options to customers.