Quantum VS-HCI Series Acuity Software Update Extends Simplicity and Resiliency with Additional Automation, Performance, and Predictive Analytics Capabilities

SAN JOSE, California, December 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced the availability of an update to the Quantum VS-HCI Series Acuity software platform, recently acquired from Pivot3. Version 10.9 of the Acuity software platform addresses the system-level availability, health, maintenance and performance needs of organizations where video is essential to deliver the highest levels of safety and security. This update expands the functionality of the VS-HCI series integrated intelligence engine, which is the core of the Quantum Acuity software platform and includes numerous automated system management capabilities, including performance optimization, advanced video data protection, system health monitoring and analysis, and self-healing. Acuity 10.9 also offers additional simplicity and automation, provides 24/7 system availability in video surveillance environments, and enables customers to automate end-to-end system and cycle management. data life. All of these enhanced features deliver an even lower total cost of ownership for CCTV implementations of all sizes.

“The Acuity software acquired from Pivot3 is a proven platform for the deployment of a software-defined server-based storage infrastructure specifically designed for mission-critical video surveillance environments,” said Ross fujii, Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Markets, Quantum. “We are delighted to release this update so soon after the acquisition to further enhance the resiliency and simplicity benefits that Quantum’s VS-HCI series offers our customers. We will continue to innovate and deliver the most comprehensive and robust set of end-to-end solutions. solutions designed specifically for video surveillance and physical security. ”

New features and capabilities in Quantum Acuity software version 10.9 include:

  • Upgraded Orchestration Manager enhancements, including automated pre- and post-upgrade system health assessment, online and automated one-click upgrades, and health monitoring. System upgrade and availability through integration with Acuity telephony capabilities.
  • Fifty percent faster drive rebuild performance with the new Fast Drive Rebuild capability that complements the Fast Node Rebuild capability introduced previously. Together, these features establish a faster, automated return to full system health without affecting video capture performance in the event of disk or node failure. This is essential to meet growing video storage needs with increased hard drive and appliance capacities.
  • Additional disk drive scans for better detection of potential disk drive issues that may affect system performance.
  • Additional built-in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that monitors and analyzes disk drive performance and provides better predictive disk savings for optimal system uptime and performance.
  • Support for VMware ESXi 7, including hypervisor and vCenter Server 7, as well as updates to the vCenter Server plug-in from Quantum which allows management of the VS-HCI series from the familiar vCenter console allowing VMware administrators in an organization can easily manage the video surveillance infrastructure.

Acuity Software Platform Version 10.9 is available immediately for Quantum customers with an active VS-HCI Series support plan. For more information, explore Quantum’s complete suite of solutions specifically designed for video surveillance and physical security environments.

About Quantum

Quantum technology, software, and services provide the solutions today’s businesses need to make video and other unstructured data smarter, so their data works for them, not the other way around. With over 40 years of innovation, Quantum’s end-to-end platform is uniquely equipped to orchestrate, protect and enrich data throughout its lifecycle, delivering enhanced intelligence and actionable insights. Leading organizations in cloud services, entertainment, government, research, education, transportation, and enterprise IT trust Quantum to bring their data to life because data makes life better , safer and smarter. Quantum is listed on Nasdaq (QMCO) and Russell 2000® Index. For more information, visit www.quantum.com.

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