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Essentials by Pivot3 – Professional Models














Essentials Professional models are versatile video recording servers optimized for a range of deployments from Pivot3, the leader in mission-critical video and security. Using multiple form factors and the latest industry-standard hardware and software, Essentials Professional models ensure you receive the optimum performance, capacity, and footprint for your budget. With a wide selection of models and configuration options, you’re guaranteed to find a solution that meets your specific compute processing, bandwidth and capacity requirements. Essentials includes Pivot3 Surety software which enables central management and monitoring of multiple Essentials servers, at either remote or central locations, from the Pivot3 Management Application. For System Integrators (SIs) and Value-added Resellers (VARs), Essentials by Pivot3 are simple to configure and quote based on the project’s specific requirements, and unlike other servers and workstations, come backed by Pivot3’s experience and expertise supporting mission-critical video environments for over 15 years.


Multiple form factors from Micro-tower to 2U rack mount servers and a broad range of pre-configured models give you the versatility to deploy just the right solution to your specific video recording and storage needs.

Central Management and Monitoring

Pivot3 Surety software unifies and simplifies managing and monitoring multiple Essentials servers alongside non-Pivot3 servers from the Pivot3 Management Application.

Optimized and Affordable

The optimum combination of processors, RAM, disk drives, and networking in an industry-standard server platform ensure you get the highest video recording performance and storage capacity for the right price. The broad range of pre-configured models makes it easy to find just the right solution and allow you to purchase just what you need to effectively utilize budgets.

Simple to Deploy and Manage

Essentials by Pivot3 supports industry-leading video management software (VMS) and with Microsoft Windows 10 Pro pre-installed and licensed, the video recording servers are ready for use with your VMS of choice. Integrated server management software (iDRAC) helps system integrators and security personnel deploy, update and monitor servers anywhere, anytime¹.

Peace of Mind

Features such as redundant power supplies¹, hot swap hard drives¹ and RAID data protection² ensure recorder uptime and data availability¹. Essentials by Pivot3 are backed by a five-year, on-site, next business day, keep your hard drive warranty and 24x7 support from an organization experienced in supporting servers, storage, networking and software in mission-critical video environments.

¹Available with Essentials Professional 1U and 2U rack server configurations ²Availabe with Mid-Tower and 1U and 2U rack server configurations

Professional Models Feature Highlights*

  • Micro, Small and Mid-Tower form factors plus 1U and 2U rack server
  • Intel® Core™, Intel® Xeon® E, Intel® Xeon® Silver Processors
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro preinstalled and licensed
  • Includes Pivot3 Surety software
  • 2TB to 64TB storage capacity
  • M.2 SSD Operating System Drive
  • 10 GbE RJ45 or 1 GbE RJ45 networking
  • Integrated out-of-band server management software
  • 5-year, on-site, 24x7, next business day, keep your hard drive warranty
  • Hot Swap Hard Drives
  • RAID Data Protection
  • Redundant power supplies