|19 January, 2020

Lenovo offers surveillance security solutions at Intersec 2020

Lenovo DCG, in partnership with Pivot3, showcases software-defined hyperconverged infrastructure solution to handle modern video surveillance systems

Dr. Christopher Cooper, DCG Director, Lenovo MEA

Dr. Christopher Cooper, DCG Director, Lenovo MEA

Dubai: Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader, announced their participation in Intersec 2020, one of the world’s leading security trade shows, hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Lenovo DCG will be demonstrating the computing capabilities of the recently launched first purpose-built edge server, the ThinkSystem SE350.

Designed to operate outside data centers and in locations close to where data is generated, the ThinkSystem SE350 which will be powered by Pivot3 HCI software will address issues surrounding security, latency, bandwidth and downtime with regards to smart city applications.

In line with Lenovo’s strategy to empower and facilitate ‘Intelligent Transformation’, the participation reflects the company’s evolving partnership with Pivot3, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, to develop, market and sell a new set of converged computing and storage solutions optimized for mission-critical smart city security applications.

Video surveillance systems are evolving and are using artificial intelligence (AI) to inspect and analyse video footage, interpret patterns and flag unusual activity. Lenovo DCG and Pivot3 provide a state-of-the-art upgraded infrastructure solutions that aim to enhance current technology required to support these systems rather than entrusting the preservation of crucial data to outdated NVR technology.

Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Chris Cooper, General Manager for Lenovo DCG, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, said, “We are delighted to showcase our partnership with Pivot3 at one the world’s leading technology trade shows. The Middle East is exhibiting tremendous growth in terms of adopting smart solutions. The UAE in particular is investing heavily in implementing the latest innovations in their technological infrastructure; therefore, we see great potential from our partnership with Pivot3 as we work together to supply the appetite for next generation computing products and services.”

Anand Chakravarthi, Area Vice President of Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific at Pivot3, added, “We are grateful to extend our partnership with a renowned industry leader such as Lenovo DCG at Intersec 2020. Pivot3 aims to leave a positive mark with its customers who are utilising our intelligent HCI solutions. Our solutions are optimized for mission-critical safe city, IoT and edge computing environments, and Lenovo provides our customers with reliable solutions for their sophisticated video surveillance, security and IoT environments. We are certain that our partnership will enable us to grow and expand our solutions to different segments and markets around the region.”

The new Lenovo DCG/Pivot3 solution is currently available and already successfully installed in the Middle East and markets across the globe with leading retail, hospitality and regional governmental customers. Proof-of-concept testing is also available at Lenovo’s Innovation Centres, where customers can gain real-time insight into how the IoT solutions can respond to individual environments, workloads and data.

For more information about the Lenovo-Pivot3 solution, please visit: https://solutions.lenovo.com/data-center-solutions/hci-for-video-surveillance

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About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$45 billion Fortune Global 500 company and a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation through smart devices and infrastructure that create the best user experience. Lenovo manufactures one of the world’s widest portfolio of connected products, including smartphones (Motorola), tablets, PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion) and workstations as well as AR/VR devices and smart home/office solutions. Lenovo’s data centre solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society. Lenovo works to inspire the difference in everyone and build a smarter future where everyone thrives.  Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Weibo, read about the latest news via our Storyhub, or visit our website at http://www.lenovo.com/ 

About Pivot3

Pivot3’s intelligent hybrid cloud and IoT solutions provide security, resilience and management simplicity at scale for customers’ mission-critical environments. Powered by the industry’s only Intelligence Engine, Pivot3 automates the management of multiple, mixed application workloads, delivers industry-leading performance at scale, eliminates unplanned downtime and reduces the cost of traditional IT infrastructure by half or more. With thousands of customers in 64 countries with deployments in education, hospitality, transportation, government, defense, healthcare, gaming, financial services and retail, Pivot3 allows IT to manage complexity at scale through intelligence and automation. Visit www.pivot3.com  to learn more.

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