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Pivot3 Records High Sales For HCI Solutions And Video Surveillance In Q3 2017

Pivot3, a technology provider of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for the software-defined data center, has announced that the company experienced a more-than-50-percent increase in bookings from Q2 to Q3 2017, including a record number of million dollar orders. Following the April 2017 launch of its new Acuity HCI platform that features a NVMe flash datapath and advanced policy-based management for multiple mixed-application workloads, Pivot3 saw deals supporting multiple use cases...

Three Top Criteria For Effective Video Surveillance Storage

Video. It’s a central part of everyone’s lives — whether it’s streaming content to your home television, sharing your own recorded movies on social media or transforming video into actionable intelligence in the business environment — and the value of video from all aspects and markets in the world continues to expand. Use cases are growing as well: Employee training, student learning evaluations, marketing reviews, drone video capture for real estate sales and cu...

Arecont Vision® Adds Pivot3 To Technology Partner Program

Arecont Vision®, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced that Pivot3, a provider of 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 Data-intensive Hardware “We are honored to be part of the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program,” said Brandon...

How IT will help you exceed your video surveillance goals

If I asked you today how your video surveillance environment has changed over the past few years, how would you respond? I bet the answer could include the following options: An increase in the number of cameras The addition of more advanced technologies such as high-definition video, video analytics, 360-degree video devices, cloud-based services and more IT innovations. Demand for more video data to drive business, IT and security initiatives. Modern Video Surveillance The modernizati...

How Do Customers Under-utilize Their Video Security Systems?

Video systems today offer more capabilities than ever. Consequently, the systems can be used in new ways. For a variety of reasons, however, many customers don’t take full advantage of the capabilities of their video systems and therefore are leaving value on the table. Education and training are tools to alleviate the situation, but the first step is to identify the new ways that video can be used. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How do customers under-utilize their vi...

Are We Talking Enough About Cybersecurity?

For many years, cybersecurity was the unmentioned elephant in the room. Possible vulnerability of IP-connected devices to a cyber-attack was seldom, if ever, mentioned, and even the most basic measures to prevent such an attack were not implemented. For the last couple of years, however, the physical security industry has begun talking more about cybersecurity, in some cases with an abounding enthusiasm typical of the newly-converted. Have our discussions sufficiently addressed the long-standing...

What Are The Security Challenges Of Healthcare Facilities?

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are an important vertical sector in the physical security market. Protecting healthcare facilities is a rich opportunity to leverage the value of physical security systems that range from video to access control to newer location and asset protection systems. But understanding how technology can excel in the healthcare vertical requires that we first identify and understand what these institutions need. Therefore, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundt...

What Technology Will Have The Greatest Impact In The Second Half Of 2017?

Technology is changing at a break-neck pace, and the security marketplace is currently being bombarded by a wealth of new capabilities and innovations. But what will be the impact? Which of the currently-hyped new innovations will have a major impact, and which will fade over time? And even acknowledging the long-term significance of various technologies, what can we expect to be the more immediate effect? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What new security technology is poised...

Has Convergence Happened Yet In The Physical Security Market?

As security industry buzzwords go, “convergence” is perhaps the best known and most pervasive. We have been hearing about convergence in our market for almost 20 years. We have heard it’s happening soon. We have heard it’s inevitable. And yet, for all the talk of convergence, it has sometimes seemed there has been more talk than action. We wanted to check in with our Expert Panel Roundtable and get their latest takes on this most enduring of industry buzzwords. We asked t...

Pivot3 Upgrades Video Surveillance Solutions By Adding IT Capabilities

The demand for video surveillance is increasing as risks evolve and organizations elevate the value of video data Pivot3, a provider of hyper-converged infrastructure solutions, announced enhancements to its surveillance series that provide customers with additional flexibility in how to apply hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) in security and video surveillance applications. The investments in the company’s core technology platforms allow customers to take HCI beyond...

Pivot3 Announces Mark Maisano As Vice President Of Channel Sales

Maisano brings over 15 years of channel expertise, delivering record-setting sales and revenue growth Pivot3, the provider of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions for the software-defined datacentre, announces Mark Maisano as its Vice President of Channel Sales. Maisano brings over 15 years of channel expertise, delivering record-setting sales and revenue growth in competitive markets for companies like Acronis, Ingram Micro and Seagate Technology. “Pivot3 is clearl...

Growing Data Security Trends: Internet Of Things And Cyber Security

As the whirlwind of 2016 quickly winds down, it is a good opportunity to look back at the significant trends from this year. As predicted, the industry experienced accelerated data growth, the continued convergence of security and IT, and the ever-expanding impact of the Internet of Things (IoT).Overall, 2016 was a good year. IT investments were strong and organizations rapidly adopted new data center advancements such as hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) to help manage the huge influx of cri...