Pivot3 Overview

Pivot3 offers a clustered storage solution for IP video management systems. Pivot3 optimizes their storage solution for video surveillance and allows organizations to scale to hundreds of TBs of storage. Pivot3 has a serverless computer initiative that allows Pivot3's storage clusters to run IP video surveillance software, thereby eliminating application servers. Pivot3's primary direct competitor is Intransa but they also compete with general storage providers such as EMC and Dell.

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  • ... This time is it Tom Burns, previously VP at Pivot3 and, before that, GM of mega distributor Ingram Micro's physical security division. Inside this...
  • Pivot3's significant turnover continues, with 3 more executives out. However, Pivot3 responded to...
  • ...Quantum offers traditional storage arrays, similar to the failed Intransa, or somewhat controversial Pivot3.  For security their value revolves around their "tiered storage" concept, which they refer to...
  • ...Purple drives never had a problem" Highly Specialized Servers Unpopular Specialized providers like Pivot3, DDN, Quantum, Veracity, etc. fared poorly in integrator selections. Specialty video storage...
  • Pivot3 has announced their "Edge Protect" appliance, described as "a game changer", claiming to provide...
  • ...Released Milestone Launches Disruptive ONVIF Bridge 'Out' Milestone XProtect Access 2016 Release Pivot3 Edge Protect "Game Changer" Surveillance Appliance Rugged Open High PoE NVR Examined...
  • A decade ago, Intransa and Pivot3 both hit the video surveillance market hard with big money and big claims for advanced storage...
  • Is Pivot3 a Good Solution? on Aug 22, 2015
    I am working on a rather large camera installation (1000 cameras 30 workstations, 20 sites) and...
  • The press release reads like a dictionary of IT buzzwords, but the jist is they're trying to move...
  • Did you miss out on making millions investing in Intransa or Pivot3? Well, here is a limited opportunity to get in on an up and coming video surveillance storage...
  • Winners Losers Fall 2014 on Oct 13, 2014
    ...manufacturers, including: Avigilon Axis Bosch Dahua Exacq FLIR Genetec Hikvision Milestone Pelco Pivot3 Samsung Sony Tyco Vicon / IQinVision Also, we review how well recent new products that...
  • ASIS 2014 Show Floor Review on Sep 30, 2014
    ...] And a number of well known companies are opting for 10 x 10 booths, like DVTel, Pivot3 and 3VR. For example, here's 3VR: But, 3VR has a booth 900% larger planned for ISC West. The...
  • ...Caricatures Bosch 5MP Starlight SDC IP Door Controller Software House's US CEM IP Access System Pivot3 Virtual Video Client Tyco, The Integrator, Releases Video Surveillance Line Video Insight No...
  • Pivot3 new product release - "Pivot3 vSTAC R2G Virtual Security Server appliances virtualize...
  • ... Now, Ingram's Physical Security GM has left to go to Pivot3 to do business development. Good move? Bad move? Anyone using Ingram Micro?
  • ...[premium_content]New Product Announcements Added Tuesday September 24th: Pivot3 vSTAC Watch Edge R2 appliances - "for distributed sites requiring, high-performance shared...
  • ... Pivot3: Likely not to be impacted by this a Pivot3's target is the higher end of the market than what...
  • Pivot3 CEO Gone on Apr 30, 2013
    When Pivot3 previewed their company plans for 2013, it did not include major changes in leadership. However,...
  • Pivot3 Q1 2013 Update on Mar 27, 2013
    ... However, Pivot3, another well known provider in this space, says its 2013 outlook is strong and that...
  • Last year, Pivot3 raised an additional $23 million to fund expansion. Now, the company is confirming doubling of...
  • I am currently using Pivot 3 servers (Dell) and am considering switching to an off the shelf Dell...
  • ...virtualizing VMS software fits into this approach, how it compares to virtualized offerings from Intransa and Pivot3 and what this signifies for Cisco's future in the surveillance market. Overview Cisco is...
  • ...how the compare to existing models and competitive options from Dell, Milestone, NLSS, Intransa and Pivot3. SV-PRO Overview The SV-PRO is a single rackspace Dell OEM server intended for mid-sized...
  • ... Options The breadth of potential options are vast: Will surveillance specific providers like Pivot3 or Intransa dominate? They are after all the companies spending the most to market to our...
  • Last year, we raised concerns that Pivot3 was pivoting away from the surveillance business. Now, Pivot3 has raised a major fundraising...
  • ...option, "DVR/NVR Appliances" is used to refer to both surveillance-specific offerings such as Intransa and Pivot3, as well as boxed NVRs, such as those offered by NUUO, Panasonic, or...
  • ... While HP and Dell have a long history, with little concern of the companies failing, Pivot3 and Intransa are relative newcomers, funded by venture capital. There's really no risk of Dell...
  • ...IT storage providers, such as EMC and Dell, though surveillance-focused products such as Intransa and Pivot3 have gained some traction. Best known in the IT industry for high-capacity, high-performance...
  • ... In this note we explain why companies with a low ratio, such as 3VR, Intransa and Pivot3 are in far worse shape and riskier than companies like Avigilon, Exacq and Genetec. Indeed, if...
  • ... We believe this is what happening with recent cutbacks/changes for Cisco, GVI, IQinVision and Pivot3. Certainly, there are others facing similar risks that will shortly surface as well.Loser - AVHS...
  • Multiple IPVM sources indicate that Pivot3 is pivoting away from video surveillance to focus its core resources on the IT / cloud services...
  • ...Intellivid ipConfigure JDS Milestone Systems NLSS ObjectVideoOptelecom-NKF (Acquired by TKH) Pelco Pivot3 Pixim Proximex Steelbox Stretch TimeSight (New...
  • ..., Intransa, Pivot3)No recorder or central management redundancy / failoverLimited access control integration...
  • ...of 3 new software features, Intransa showed important differentiation from both their main rival (Pivot3) and COTS PCs. We think it's key for Intransa to prove their additional value as numerous...
  • ... This time, Intransa focused on new features for mainstream surveillance applications while Pivot3 gambled on expansion into the hosted video market.Analog Panoramic CameraLooking for innovation...
  • ...Series Door Station Cameras - (see IPVM Pro Review)OnSSI OpenSight 'Federation' - (see IPVM Pro Review)Pivot3's Scale-Out Hosting - (see IPVM Pro Review) Pelco S5118 IP Megapixel PTZ - (see IPVM Pro...
  • Pivot3 has announced a scale out hosting platform aimed at supplying the growing number of VSaaS...
  • ...Closest competitor, Pivot3, has also raised a substantial amount of funding. Pivot3's most recent fund raising was $25...
  • ...100717 VIVOTEK: invest season 99Q2 merger VIVOTEK: invest season 99Q2 ACTi: SI Master Preview 2010 2H Pivot3: Viasys Partner Profile Pivot3: Steeleye Partner Profile Pivot3: Viasys-Diagram Axis:...
  • This updates examines the features, pricing and competitive positioning of Pivot3's MiniBank announced in April 2010. The MiniBank is positioned for smaller scale applications,...
  • ... Competitor/peer Pivot3 has similar investment levels with a most recent fund raising of $29 Million USD (see our...
  • ... In the last few months, well funded startups Intransa and Pivot3 have both launched NVR solutions. Intransa's VideoAppliances offers IP video software...
  • ...Lack of innovation in video analytics signals worse short term future Over hype of high end storage (Pivot3, Intransa, TimeSight) will result in disappointment Over hype of PSIM will result in...
  • ...Offerings Panasonic Smart HD Panasonic New MP cameras Pelco Sarix Thermal Camera Pelco Endura Express Pivot3 Minibank / Hardbank Pointsource (Veracity) Proximex Integrates with ArcSight Proximex...
  • In March 2010, Pivot3 announced a $25 Million Series D Round (confirmed by Pivot3's press release and in its SEC...
  • Pivot3 has self-announced their 2009 revenue growth - a very high growth rate of 300% compared to 2008...
  • Cash for Clunker DVRs on Nov 10, 2009
    Pivot3 has launched a special promotion for Q4 2009, offering a "cash for clunker" DVR program. The...
  • ...P-Series Appliance - overview / our review  Salient Low Cost Hybird DVR -  our review  Pivot3 ServerBank - overview / our review  XProtect Enterprise 7.0 - overview / our...
  • Pivot3 has released a new product offering, called ServerBank that complements their existing 3 product...
  • Video Surveillance storage specialist, Pivot3 has released a new product called VideoBank - a 2RU appliance that bundles a server and 4-10TB...
  • Pivot3 Product Update on May 25, 2009
    Pivot3 now has two product models - the Databank and the CloudBank. The difference between the two is...
  • ...announces support for analytics on PTZ pre-sets Storage Intransa Certifies 150 vendor partners Pivot3 Adds NVR Recovery to Serverless Computing offering Wireless Low Cost Wireless Mesh Node...
  • ...Interface Panasonic 2MP CCD Camera (Voted Best IP Device/Product by the NPS) PoE PTZ from JVC (see demo) Pivot3 Serverless Computing - Run VMS Software inside of Storage Array (Voted Best in Show by the...
  • Energy Savings on Mar 09, 2009
    Pivot3 has added a datasheet on their storage array and a brochure claiming energy savings from using...
  • Intransa and Pivot3 continue to market aggressively their storage solutions. One major positioning difference is...
  • ... Pivot3 and Intransa both announce support to run video management software on their storage clusters....
  • ... Evaluate Intransa and Pivot3 as the leaders in this segment. Managed Video as a Service Today's norm is for end users to...