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Pivot3 expands services to integrators

December 7, 2012Martha Entwistle

AUSTIN, Texas—As it moves into its 10th year in business, serverless storage provider Pivot3 has restructured its sales force and added new services for integrators.“We're expanding [sales] coverage worldwide and also getting a lot of structure around the selling effort,” Lee Caswell, Pivot3 chief strategy officer, told Security Systems News.Curt Wittich has been promoted to VP of worldwide sales and will manage all of Pivot3's sales and engineering efforts. New hires include Kevin...

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Also Noted

Samsung and Pivot3 team up on video surveillance solution

November 27, 2012SSN Staff

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung Techwin, a supplier of video surveillance and security products, announced a partnership with Pivot3 wherein the companies will offer a unified IP video surveillance solution, according to a statement from Samsung Techwin. The partnership follows Pivot3's $23 million round of equity funding led by Samsung Ventures, an infusion completed in February. By combining Pivot3 vSTAC Watch appliances with Samsung video management software and cameras, users can leverage...

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Storage capacity: Just can't get enough sometimes

September 26, 2012Martha Entwistle

In certain industries such as gaming there are very specific, mandated rules about the length of time that video needs to be retained. That should make calculating storage needs easy, at least for that vertical market, right?Not necessarily.Bill Hansen, video surveillance product manager at storage provider Iomega, said that recommended or mandated retention times “are often not accurate estimates of true storage requirements because an end user's liability is often longer than the mandated...

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Pivot3 gets $23m, new investor

February 8, 2012Martha Entwistle

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3 on Feb. 8 closed on a $23 million round of new equity funding, which brings total investment in the unified storage and compute company to $100 million since the company was founded in 2003.The round was led by a new investor, Samsung Ventures, and included all existing investors: Focus Ventures, InterWest Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mesirow Financial, Northleaf Capital Partners and Silver Creek Ventures.Lee Caswell of Pivot3 said this round of funding shows...

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General News

Pivot3 names Olivier Thierry new chief marketing officer

July 18, 2011SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Pivot3, a provider of unified storage, announced July 12 that Olivier Thierry has been named chief marketing officer. Thierry is responsible for the oversight of all global marketing activities for Pivot3 including product management, marketing, marketing communications and go-to-market initiatives with partners and channels. He assumes the role from Pivot3 co-founder Lee Caswell, who has been appointed chief strategy officer. Thierry reports to Pivot3 president and CEO Bob Fernander. "Olivier...

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New Dell deal for Pivot3

February 10, 2011Martha Entwistle

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Pivot3 has a new deal with Dell that will make the storage manufacturer even more attractive to government and enterprise customers, Lee Caswell, Pivot3 co-founder and chief marketing officer, told Security Systems News. “It's a major change in how we ship and fulfill products,” he explained. Pivot3 sells “serverless storage,” products that combine servers and storage in a scale-out application platform. Under its new deal, Dell hardware will be combined...

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