Pivot3 In Strategic UK Deal

Austin-based Pivot3, the developer of unified storage and computing appliances which is run by Rich Bravman, said today that it has scored a strategic partnership with UK-based data center provider Data City Exchange (dce). The firms said they are in a deal to offer hosted deployments of VMware View, the virtual desktop service from Vmware. The two said they are targeting the mid market in UK and Ireland with the offering. Financial details of the strategic partnership were not announced. Pivot3 is venture backed by Focus Ventures, InterWest Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mesirow Financial, Northlead Capital, and Silver Creek Ventures.