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Pivot3 Partners with HyTrust, Veeam and Liquidware to Deliver Solutions Based on its Acuity HCI Platform

Pivot3, the technology leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions for the software-defined datacenter, today announced that is has joined forces with HyTrust, Veeam and Liquidware to provide enhanced solutions based on its Acuity HCI platform. Pivot3 Acuity is the only HCI solution that combines an NVMe data path with a dynamic Quality of Service (QoS) engine to guarantee performance of mission-critical applications and effectively consolidate multiple workloads onto a common infrastructure. Because of these unique capabilities, Pivot3's partnerships with HyTrust, Veeam and Liquidware will equip customers and service providers with additional flexibility in applying hyperconverged infrastructure to solve the unique IT challenges found with stringent compliance and security policies, modular workload encryption, ROBO environments and desktop virtualization.

"As more organizations begin using hyperconvergence to support core datacenter functions, it will become increasingly important to provide the highest levels of functionality through close partnerships with our partners such as HyTrust, Veeam and Liquidware," said Ron Nash, CEO of Pivot3. "We've developed the fastest, simplest and smartest HCI available, and are thrilled to see so many vendors embrace our new Acuity platform. As HCI adoption increases and customers progress closer to a software-defined datacenter, we will continue to partner with the best technology providers in the industry to deliver greater business value and meet the evolving needs of IT."

Policy-Based QoS and Encryption with Pivot3 and HyTrust

Pivot3's partnership with HyTrust, a leading workload security solutions provider, will combine the power of the Pivot3 advanced policy-based QoS engine with HyTrust's workload-centric encryption solution. As regulatory compliance and client privacy requirements place greater demands on IT, this joint solution provides greater control of workload encryption and performance for mission-critical applications, as well as guarantee the security and performance for virtual desktops used to access sensitive data. Pivot3 Acuity with HyTrust provides secure, multi-tenant infrastructure that delivers the performance, automation, scale and efficiency required of cloud and virtualized data centers, as well as the essential levels of security needed to ensure regulatory compliance and safeguard against risk.

"IT organizations face a daunting challenge of simplifying management while at the same ensuring adherence to compliance mandates," said John Skinner, Sr Vice President of Business Development, HyTrust. "With the automation in Pivot3's performance management and HyTrust's automation of security and compliance, CIOs can sleep soundly at night knowing that sensitive applications and workloads are receiving the highest performance and protection possible."

Enhancing the Bottom Line for MSPs with Pivot3 and Veeam

Through Pivot3's partnership with Veeam, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On EnterpriseTM, service providers will have access to greater robust backup capabilities in ROBO environments, as well as an easy, simple and transparent Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offering. DRaaS presents an incredible opportunity for service providers to support end-user organizations that lack a secondary datacenter. By combining the improved density, performance and resiliency of Pivot3's Acuity HCI platform with the advanced image-based VM replication of Veeam Cloud Connect, service providers can deliver fully integrated, fast and secure cloud-based disaster recovery to their customer base.

"MSPs using Veeam Cloud Connect require storage solutions that are highly scalable, simple and resilient, making Pivot3 Acuity an ideal platform," said Rick Vanover, Director, Technical and Product Marketing, Veeam. "We're thrilled to partner with Pivot3 and bring their solutions to our service providers."

"Pivot3 and Veeam are two of the most innovative vendors in the market, which is why Stage2Data relies on their cutting-edge and reliable technologies as both a customer and service provider," said Stephen Pyott, national sales manager at Stage2Data. "We've already begun providing this bundled offering to our customers."

Ensuring Successful VDI Deployments with Pivot3 and Liquidware

Pivot3's partnership with leading desktop transformation company Liquidware will provide greater value to customers who require a high degree of performance in the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Pivot3's Acuity HCI platform delivers three times the density of traditional HCI solutions with the ability to support two to three times more virtual machines per node, and provides six times the performance with 25-percent less infrastructure. The partnership will enable Pivot3 to deliver assessment, design, on-boarding, monitoring and diagnostics based on Liquidware Stratusphere UX to companies looking to implement VDI for the first time or address issues with their existing infrastructure without impacting cost or user experience.

"User experience is key to VDI's success in an organization," said J. Tyler Rohrer, Co-Founder and Head of Alliances, Liquidware. "We are pleased to partner with Pivot3. They share our same passion for ensuring exceptional user experience with virtualized desktops that can be delivered through the Acuity architecture and by validating the value and performance of Acuity with Liquidware Stratusphere UX."

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Published Tuesday, August 29, 2017 1:11 PM by David Marshall
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