Pivot3 Edge Protect "Game Changer" Surveillance Appliance

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Apr 05, 2016

Pivot3 has announced their "Edge Protect" appliance, described as "a game changer", claiming to provide "enterprise-class infrastructure without enterprise-class costs".

IPVM reviewed pricing and product details with Pivot3. Inside, we look at the Edge Protect in more depth and how it compares to rival products from Dell, Exacq, Avigilon and Milestone.

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