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University Of Central Florida Modernizes Its IT Infrastructure For Enhanced Campus Safety With Pivot3 HCI

Pivot3, the hyperconverged infrastructure performance and technology firm, has announced that the University of Central Florida has deployed its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform for more robust video surveillance data protection, improved remote access to sensitive and critical data from any device, streamlined management for all their campus safety and security IT systems, and support for additional datacenter workloads as they grow. Pivot3 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Platform L...

Are Integrators And End Users Overwhelmed By Too Many Choices?

Finding the exact right technology to solve an end user’s problem is challenging, but the rewards are great when an integrator gets it right. A wide range of available product types, price levels and added features increases the likelihood of identifying a technology to solve any problem. But with so many technology and product choices in the marketplace, identifying that one solution can be akin to finding a needle in a haystack. We wondered whether a vast range of product choices is alwa...

Salient Systems Highlights The Ever-Rising Demand For Video Storage Architecture For A Range Of Applications

Historically, storage has been a challenge for video system designers and installers, with requirements rising along with camera resolutions. The addition of big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), integrated systems and IT applications to the mix have multiplied storage needs exponentially. Another thing contributing to increased storage demands is the expanded use of video surveillance for more than just security. Video deployments are growing rapidly because organizations recognize the value...

Pivot3 Partners With HyTrust To Enhance Data Security For Video Surveillance Solutions

Pivot3, the hyperconverged infrastructure performance and technology provider, has expanded its relationship with HyTrust, a 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 solu...

Impact Of Sophisticated IT Technologies On The Security Market

Over the course of the past few months, I have discussed a myriad of topics, from Big Data, the Internet of Things and emerging video surveillance-use cases, to analytics, storage complexities and IT technologies like virtualization and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). All of these trends have a significant effect on the security market, and in April they were highlighted in spades at ISC West. It’s great to talk about these trends but it’s far better to see how they are being l...

Pivot3 Enhances Video Surveillance Solution For Increased Data Security And Ingest Rates

Pivot3, the hyperconverged infrastructure performance and technology firm, has 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 custo...

Pivot3’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions Secure Charleston International Airport

Pivot3, a provider of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, has announced that Charleston International Airport (CHS) has standardized its IT and security infrastructure on Pivot3 hyperconverged solutions. CHS recently marked the completion of an ambitious upgrade project named the Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program. The $200-million initiative was designed to modernize and expand the facility to meet increased passenger demand, which jumped nearly 70 percent since 2010. &l...

Pivot3's Hyperconverged Infrastructure Platform Supports Safe And Smart City Initiatives

Pivot3, the hyperconverged infrastructure performance and technology provider, has announced that 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-bu...

How Should Your Security Company Measure Total Cost Of Ownership (TCO)?

How much does a security system cost? We all know that total costs associated with systems are substantially higher than the “price tag.” There are many elements, tangible and intangible, that contribute to the costs of owning and operating a system. Taking a broad view and finding ways to measure these additional costs enables integrators and users to get the most value from a system at the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO). However, measuring TCO can be easier said than done. We...

How To Optimize Video Surveillance Storage And Security Operations With Hyperconvergence

Over the past year, we’ve heard a lot of big buzzwords in conversations at different conferences, meetings and events. Deep learning, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity are hot topics, and these trends will undoubtedly define the landscape over the coming year. Other issues, mostly IT related, are also making their way into more and more surveillance-focused conversations and to me, none is more complicated — or beneficial — than hyperconvergence.   W...

Why The Future Looks Bright In Cyberspace For The Security Industry In 2018

  What a year it’s been! 2017 has been a monumental period of product innovation and growth for Pivot3. The company experienced a more-than-50-percent increase in bookings from Q2 to Q3 this year, including a record number of million-dollar orders. We also saw deals supporting multiple use cases more than double, and experienced continued growth in the video surveillance market, driven by new product enhancements and contracts worth more than $1 million. We have also in...

Year In Review: Top 10 Security Industry Expert Panel Discussions From 2017

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2017 about a variety of topics resonating in the security market.   The most-read Roundtable discussion in 2017 was about a familiar and ongoing debate: What is an open system? Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included smartphones, buzzwords, standards and product life cycles. Here is a listing of our Top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable discussions posted in 2...