Pivot3 provides its HCI software platform to Lenovo DCG to deliver integrated edge computing solutions - Help Net Security

Pivot3, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, announced that it is providing its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software platform to Lenovo Datacenter Group (DCG) to deliver integrated edge computing solutions optimized for mission-critical Smart City and Safe Campus environments.

As part of Lenovo’s ON DEMAND program, Pivot3 and Lenovo have developed fully qualified solutions for edge deployments that are available through Lenovo’s network of channel partners worldwide, a move that strengthens Pivot3’s Internet of Things (IoT) go-to-market strategy.

ON DEMAND is a unique program from Lenovo that provides independent software vendors an unparalleled level of flexibility in developing appliance-based solutions and partnering with Lenovo to take them to market.

Lenovo ThinkSystem servers coupled with Pivot3’s HCI platform provide the industry’s most capable and reliable video security solution capable of supporting customers’ mission-critical deployments.

Targeting Safe and Smart City and Campus environments, the solutions are optimized to deliver resilient, cost-effective, and easy-to-manage edge and core computing. They are fully integrated and tested for optimal performance, scalability, and reliability to ensure streamlined, simplified deployment.

St. John’s University in New York City recently signed on for the Lenovo-Pivot3 solution, recognizing the ON DEMAND program’s strengths and alignment with their needs.

“Lenovo is our trusted partner; being able to purchase best-in-class, purpose-built appliances for our video surveillance needs was a huge benefit for us,” said Thomas Ross, Associate Director Systems Engineering from St. John’s University.

“Together, Lenovo and Pivot3 have a solution that lowers our costs and reduces our deployment risk. The safety of our campus is at stake; We can’t tolerate any downtime or data loss ..