Pivot3 and MR2 Partner to Bring Best-in-Class Hyper-Convergence Solutions to the Market

IRVINE, Calif.--()--MR2, a leading IT solutions integration company, and Pivot3, a pioneer and innovator of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), have partnered to bring Pivot3’s software-defined solutions for the data center to mid to large-size organizations, adding to their robust portfolio of enterprise-class technology solutions and data center management strategies.

“We always strive to build a designed architecture based on three value propositions: investment protection, cost containment and ease of use. Pivot3 meets all three criteria. The company's HCI platform will help us address the challenges of a bimodal IT landscape and help our customers modernize their data center.”

“We are pleased to add Pivot3 as a technology partner,” said Ron Salazar, general manager of MR2 Solutions. “We always strive to build a designed architecture based on three value propositions: investment protection, cost containment and ease of use. Pivot3 meets all three criteria. The company's HCI platform will help us address the challenges of a bimodal IT landscape and help our customers modernize their data center.”

With a focus on a strong ecosystem of technology partners, market leaders and visionary manufacturers who help deliver end-to-end solutions to customers, MR2’s portfolio includes hardware and software solutions focused on storage, business continuity and disaster recover, data protection, networking, security, cloud-based services and hyper-converged infrastructure.

Pivot3 provides customers with a cost-efficient and easy-to-manage HCI platform that reduces complexity and risk associated with data center management so IT can focus on driving business outcomes. Pivot3’s state-of-the-art technology allows customers to maximize their IT investment with best-in-class storage capacity utilization, performance acceleration and industry-leading fault tolerance for high-demand applications running enterprise IT workloads. The company is the only HCI vendor that unites storage, server, networking and virtualization resources from separate appliances to offer a truly Global Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solution in an easy to adopt, pay-as-you-grow model.

“This partnership will allow Pivot3 to reach more forward-thinking companies that are looking to transform IT operations and its economics with a single unified platform,” said Bruce Milne, CMO at Pivot3. “We look forward to building our relationship and leveraging MR2’s experience in dynamic infrastructure technology that focuses on protecting the entire data lifecycle of any organization.”

MR2’s mission is to establish genuine, long-term business relationships with customers as their trusted advisor and true technology partner. As enterprise IT continues to address the challenges of major paradigm shifts that impact operational environments and the role of IT professionals, relationships between IT visionaries and integrators are crucial in how companies approach and invest in their infrastructure solutions. Together, the partnership between MR2 and Pivot3 will provide customers with the right set of HCI solutions for their unique IT environments.

About MR2

MR2 Solutions is a full-service solutions integration company specializing in the design, implementation and support of data center infrastructure. Their belief is that DATA is the number one asset inside the data center, that is why their business was built centered around protecting that data. Their business operates based on trust and that they strive hard to first understand the needs and problems of their customers along with their sense of urgency, then lead in with a designed solution first, then product second. Behind MR2 is a strong ecosystem of technology partners and technology leaders helping them provide end-to-end solutions to their customer base. https://www.mr2solutions.com

About Pivot3

Founded in 2002, Pivot3 provides patented global hyper-convergence technology that saves an extraordinary amount of space, ensures fault tolerance, drives down complexity and cost and dramatically increases scale-out performance. Today, Pivot3 has more than 1,600 customers around the world deploying more than 16,000 globally hyper-converged infrastructure appliances in multiple industries, such as video surveillance, healthcare, government, transportation, entertainment, education, gaming and retail. The company has won numerous awards and was most recently featured by CRN in their top 50 Virtualization list for 2014. To learn more about Pivot3, visit http://www.pivot3.com.

Contacts

for MR2
Nikki Salazar, 949-474-4495 x227
nikki@mr2solutions.com
or
for Pivot3
Allison Francis, 972-235-3439
afrancis@ideagrove.com

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Pivot3 and MR2 have partnered to bring Pivot3’s software-defined solutions for the data center to mid to large size organizations.