AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pivot3, a leading provider of converged storage and compute appliances, today announced that it has been named a bronze winner in the Most Innovative Product of the Year category for the Best in Biz Awards 2013, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. Pivot3 was awarded for its vSTAC R2S P Cubed appliances.
“This year’s Best in Biz Awards’ winners are truly outstanding; they embody excellence in the business and technology industries by demonstrating passion and dedication to their work,” said Jonathan Roubini, leading technology expert and editor in chief of Lab Reviews.
Leveraging Pivot3’s high-performance vSTAC appliances, P Cubed delivers an out-of-box VMware Horizon Suite (View, Mirage and Workspace) environment that can be deployed in less than an hour for up to 154 production desktops. Users are able to scale out as needed by simply adding a vSTAC appliance, enabling a cost-effective approach to implementing a VDI environment. Storage performance is automatically load-balanced across appliances to ensure the virtual desktops receive optimal resources.
The third annual Best in Biz Awards program, focusing on companies based or operating in North America, was the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of awards submissions to date and the most distinguished judging panel yet assembled. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.
“Being named a bronze winner is an honor given the scope of innovative companies with solutions that are helping to accelerate advancements in the tech industry,” said Olivier Thierry, chief marketing officer at Pivot3. “Our team is devoted to reducing the complexities associated with VDI, and providing organizations with a scalable solution that allows them to meet fluctuating business demands. P Cubed enables our customers to deploy a comprehensive VDI environment in a timely manner, without compromising performance and cost-efficiencies.”
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2013 were determined by an independent panel of 51 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms. For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2013-winners.
About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) program, until the final entry deadline on January 24, 2014. Any organization from any industry operating in EMEA may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the EMEA program, please visit: http://emea.bestinbizawards.com.
Pivot3 was founded in 2003 on the idea that today's stack of virtual servers, shared storage and networks could be converged to drive down complexity and cost while dramatically increasing scale-out performance. Today, Pivot3 has over 600 customers across the globe deploying Pivot3 vSTAC® converged storage and compute appliances. Pivot3 products are deployed in the video surveillance and virtual desktop markets, and have seen particular success in the public sector, transportation, gaming, education and retail vertical segments. The company has won numerous awards and was most recently selected by Forbes Magazine in 2013 as “One of America’s Most Promising Companies”, and by CRN in their top 100 Virtualization list for 2012. Visit www.pivot3.com. Find the latest news and information about Pivot3 vSTAC™ VDI and P Cubed online:
- Desktop virtualization whitepaper
- Product information
- VMware Reference Architecture
- Test Drive Pivot3
- Pivot3 VDI Configurator
- VMware View POC Solutions
- VMware Rapid Desktop Program Support
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