Quantum Corporation News

Quantum Focuses On Unstructured Data, Embraces Pivot3 Acquisition

Video is an enormous wellspring of unstructured data in the enterprise environment. Finding new ways to use video data requires easy access for analysis. Gone are the days when video was recorded just to be played back later. New computer capabilities can analyze video to provide business intelligence and trends, all of which requires that a lot of unstructured data be captured, stored and kept immediately accessible. It's a driving force for companies specializing in video storage such as Quan...

Data Explosion: Futureproofing Your Video Surveillance Infrastructure

Video surveillance systems are producing more unstructured data than ever before. A dramatic decrease in camera costs in recent years has led many businesses to invest in comprehensive surveillance coverage, with more cameras generating more data. Plus, advances in technology mean that the newest (8K) cameras are generating approximately 800% more data than their predecessors (standard definition). Traditional entry-level solutions like network video recorders (NVRs) simply aren’t built...

Quantum Corporation Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Hyper-Converged Software Firm, EnCloudEn

Quantum Corporation (Quantum) announced a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of EnCloudEn, an early stage hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) Software Company. This agreement follows Quantum’s recent acquisition of the surveillance business assets of Pivot3, an early pioneer of hyper-converged infrastructure for video surveillance workloads. EnCloudEn acquisition The EnCloudEn acquisition will enable Quantum to expand the addressable market for the company’s video surveill...

Quantum Corporation Acquires Surveillance Portfolio And Assets From Pivot3, A Pioneer Company In Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI)

Quantum Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire the video surveillance portfolio and assets of Pivot3, a pioneer in hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and a renowned company in the field of intelligent software solutions for security and surveillance markets. The acquisition brings a diverse portfolio of video surveillance appliances, network video recorders (NVRs), and management applications, along with a scale-out hyper-converged software platform, which going forward will all be...

Quantum Acquires The Video Surveillance Portfolio And Assets Of Pivot3 To Bring Their VS-Series Product Portfolio In The Market

Quantum Corporation announces an agreement to acquire the video surveillance portfolio and assets of Pivot3, a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and a provider of intelligent software solutions for the security and surveillance markets. The acquisition brings a diverse portfolio of video surveillance appliances, network video recorders (NVRs), and management applications along with a scale-out hyperconverged software platform, which going forward will all be offered under the Quant...

Quantum Appoints Ross Fujii As General Manager To Accelerate Software Distribution Model And Drive Growth In Emerging Markets

Quantum Corporation announced software veteran Ross Fujii will advance the company’s transformation and growth strategy by stepping into a new role as General Manager of Emerging Markets and Product Marketing. Fujii’s extensive experience in data management and analytics and creating and implementing modern software distribution models for Fortune 500 companies will further enable Quantum’s business shift – from a hardware appliance vendor to a subscription and as-a-Serv...

Which Security Technologies Are Becoming Outdated Or Obsolete?

When technology performs a required task effectively, there is little reason to upgrade to the ‘next big thing’. In this regard, the physical security market is notoriously slow to change. Much of yesterday’s most robust and dependable equipment is still in place at thousands of customer sites, still performing as well as the day it was installed. However, there comes a point when any technology becomes outdated. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Which securi...

Quantum Corporation Announces The Release Of A Reference Architecture For Large-Scale Surveillance Workloads

Quantum Corporation announces the release of a reference architecture for large-scale surveillance workloads. Building on Quantum’s broad portfolio of surveillance and security solutions, the reference architecture combines a highly available front end with Quantum StorNext®, the fastest file system for video workloads, to address the growing need for high-performance, large-scale shared storage. Video surveillance cameras are the biggest data generators in the world. As camera resolu...

Quantum Corporation Announces The Result Of The SPEC SFS 2014 Benchmark On Their StorNext File System

Quantum Corporation announces that its StorNext® File System is the fastest file system for video workloads. In testing using the independent SPEC SFS 2014 benchmark, the StorNext 7 system outperformed all other file systems across all three performance metrics, using a reference architecture with 57% fewer storage nodes than the next nearest vendor and at a much lower cost per concurrent stream.   These results demonstrate that StorNext provides the best performance and best value for...

Quantum Corporation Bolsters Executive Leadership Team With The Appointments Of Brian Pawlowski, Dave Clack And Jim Simon

Quantum Corporation has announced the expansion of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Brian Pawlowski as the company’s new Chief Development Officer, alongside the hiring of two senior executives to accelerate Quantum’s software-defined infrastructure and international growth. A technology industry legend with more than 35 years of technical development and leadership experience, Brian Pawlowski will drive excellence in software innovation as Quantum Corp. advance...

What Will Be The Security Industry’s Biggest Challenge In 2021?

What a year 2020 was for the security industry! There were vast challenges that could not have been foreseen at the beginning of the year. It is safe to say that the events of 2020 defied all industry prognosticators. However, is that any reason not to hope our expectations looking ahead to 2021 will be much closer to reality? Can we possibly benefit from looking ahead and trying to plan for the challenges of the year ahead? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What will be the se...

Looking Back At 2020: Security Mergers And Acquisitions Continue Despite COVID-19

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of M&A from this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain...