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Introduction

Pivot, through its portfolio companies, designs, sells, integrates and supports IT solutions - including hardware, maintenance and support - engaging clients in all aspects of their IT Lifecycle Management, including infrastructure investments. Pivot provides services, ranging from the initial needs assessment and design, through procurement and implementation, to on-going support.

Pivot, through its portfolio companies, supports clients in improving their business performance, helps organizations reduce capital and operating expenses, including energy consumption, and accelerate the delivery of new products and services to customers in secure, mission critical environments.

The Company offers a diverse catalogue of products, while specializing in the high growth areas of data centre management, infrastructure management, systems architecture, technical services and procurement/integration services.


The Challenge

In today’s world, it is critical for companies to align their IT strategy with corporate objectives, strategy and business model. This alignment, especially for mid- to large-size companies, is a multi-faceted and complex process. IT requirements are likely to cover various business activities and may cover different geographic areas. This level of complexity requires integrated solutions, likely involving hardware, as well as process and organizational changes.

The IT Solutions Provider market is very fragmented. Providers range from the more typical Value Added Resellers that focus on one specific element of the solution, to large IT service providers with a mono-brand, integrated approach. Whereas the latter has the advantage of limited complexity in the relationship, it significantly reduces choice. The solution decided upon may not be the optimal one. Furthermore, these large providers generally price at a substantial premium to the market, making this an expensive route to take.

Going the VAR route brings with it a different set of challenges. In this case, a company will have to select and deal with multiple vendors, and likely engage a third party to architect the solution or do this in-house. This reduces process efficiency, and may lead to a less than optimal solution.


The Solution

Pivot has strategically positioned itself in an underserved niche of the market between traditional VARs on the one end and large IT service providers at the other end.

Pivot, through its portfolio companies, specializes in architecting multi-vendor-based IT solutions for its customers, based on the best technologies available. Through its four portfolio companies, Pivot has built an organization with deep knowledge of the industry, has an extensive partner network, and has the implementation capacity required to take on large and complex projects.

As the designer and implementer of the solution, Pivot, through its portfolio companies, takes away the complexity for its clients of dealing with multiple vendors, while at the same time allowing choice to reach the best possible solution, priced below what a large-scale single-brand solutions provider would deliver.

This multi vendor solutions approach enables Pivot to deliver substantial added value to its customers, helping them achieve their technology and business objectives.


Mission

Pivot's mission is to become North America’s dominant Multi Vendor Solutions Provider by creating sustainable competitive advantages for our enterprise customers through combining IT Solution design and implementation expertise with the best technologies available.


Strategy

Pivot’s strategy is based on three pillars:

  • Create value for customers and partners through a differentiated multi-vendor solutions provider (MVSP) offering;

  • Accelerate growth and market reach organically through acquisitions, and

  • Build sustainable profitability

Pivot’s MVSP model has a number of clear financial benefits:

Buying

  • Certification & volume yield pricing incentives and larger rebates

Operating

  • Realization of synergies between portfolio companies

Selling

  • Lead generation through brand awareness of differentiated offering

  • Lead generation from vendor partners and network

Financing

  • Leverage group financial strength to provide consolidated financing and greater access to credit with vendors

Pivot’s activities center on data center, storage and virtualization initiatives, targeted at a number of high growth verticals:

  • Technology

  • Financial Services

  • Healthcare

  • Telecommunications

Through expansion of its portfolio of companies, Pivot aims to increase diversification and obtain access to new verticals.

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PTG News: Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter, Annual 2016 Results and Provides Value Creation Plan Update 03/27/2017 06:37:00 PM
PTG News: Pivot Technology Solutions To Host Fourth Quarter Analyst Call 03/20/2017 08:00:00 AM
PTG News: Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment 02/21/2017 05:00:00 PM
PTG News: Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Announces New Service Channel Structure and Board and Management Transitions 01/03/2017 05:00:00 PM
PTG News: Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Graduates to TSX, Consolidates Shares 12/19/2016 07:00:00 AM
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#146  Sticky Note Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter, Annual junkHustler 03/27/17 06:55:19 PM
#148   Pivot Technology has 287% upside, says Echelon Wealth Partners junkHustler 03/28/17 04:39:45 PM
#147   .06 eps for Q4 2016 junkHustler 03/28/17 03:30:07 PM
#146   Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter, Annual junkHustler 03/27/17 06:55:19 PM
#145   Pivot Technology Solutions To Host Fourth Quarter Analyst Call junkHustler 03/20/17 11:07:51 AM
#143   Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment junkHustler 02/21/17 05:26:42 PM
#142   Looks like the chart is pinched and we junkHustler 01/18/17 12:04:22 PM
#141   PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE CHANNEL junkHustler 01/03/17 07:06:57 PM
#140   Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Graduates to TSX, Consolidates Shares junkHustler 12/19/16 11:23:41 AM
#139   Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results junkHustler 11/29/16 08:52:47 PM
#138   PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. RECEIVES CONDITIONAL APPROVAL TO junkHustler 11/29/16 08:51:38 PM
#137   Pivot Technology Solutions To Host Third Quarter Analyst Call junkHustler 11/23/16 01:39:00 PM
#136   Pivot Technology Solutions Wins Two Top Partner Awards junkHustler 11/11/16 02:54:01 PM
#135   Halted! junkHustler 10/03/16 09:32:52 AM
#134   PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES TERAMACH, EXPANDS GLOBAL FOOTPRINT junkHustler 10/03/16 09:21:09 AM
#133   Another nice day! And a divy tomorrow! junkHustler 08/31/16 07:41:39 PM
#132   Pivot Technology Solutions Announces Grant of Stock Options junkHustler 08/31/16 07:41:21 PM
#131   Pivot Technology Solutions Declares Quarterly Dividend junkHustler 08/22/16 10:42:01 AM
#130   Pivot Technology Solutions to Host Fiscal 2016 Second junkHustler 08/18/16 05:34:16 PM
#129   Pivot Technology’s new CFO is the first domino, junkHustler 08/09/16 07:01:29 PM
#128   Pivot Technology Solutions Appoints New CFO junkHustler 08/08/16 05:24:38 PM
#127   Pivot Technology Solutions Reports First Quarter 2016 Results junkHustler 05/27/16 11:49:16 AM
#126   PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS TO HOST FISCAL 2016 FIRST junkHustler 05/09/16 01:10:54 PM
#125   Pivot Technology Solutions Declares Quarterly Dividend junkHustler 05/05/16 07:03:56 PM
#124   BANG. BOOM. Nice Quarter and FY. junkHustler 04/25/16 01:02:17 PM
#123   Pivot Technology Solutions Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Results junkHustler 04/25/16 12:59:40 PM
#122   Pivot Technology Solutions to Host Fiscal 2015 Fourth junkHustler 04/14/16 01:50:27 PM
#121   Pivot Technology Solutions Implements a Normal Course Issuer Bid junkHustler 03/30/16 09:16:09 AM
#120   Pivot and Founder Group Determine Not to Proceed junkHustler 02/24/16 09:19:06 AM
#119   Wow. Talk about a sweet deal for shareholders! junkHustler 01/26/16 09:54:12 AM
#118   Pivot to exchange common shares for preferred shares junkHustler 01/26/16 09:53:53 AM
#117   The Ten Best Performing TSX Venture Tech Stocks junkHustler 12/23/15 02:59:28 PM
#116   Seeking Alpha: Pivot Technology Solutions Seems To Be junkHustler 11/29/15 11:38:01 AM
#115   Cantor Fitzgerald maintains “Buy” on Pivot Technology after junkHustler 11/24/15 05:41:24 PM
#114   Pivot Technology Solutions Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results junkHustler 11/23/15 11:14:23 AM
#113   Pivot Technology Solutions to Host Fiscal 2015 Third junkHustler 11/12/15 11:15:56 AM
#112   Pivot Technology refinance gets thumbs ups at Cantor junkHustler 09/23/15 05:36:03 PM
#111   Gotta love this. junkHustler 09/21/15 06:02:19 PM
#110   Pivot Technology Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results junkHustler 09/21/15 06:00:39 PM
#109   Pivot Technology Solutions Refinances Existing Credit Facilities junkHustler 09/21/15 05:21:49 PM
#108   Nice day here.. Up 20% in the last junkHustler 09/15/15 04:14:16 PM
#107   Cantor Fitzgerald Raises PTG Price Target to C$1.50 junkHustler 08/25/15 12:48:30 PM
#106   Pivot Technology Solutions Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results junkHustler 08/21/15 11:10:53 AM
#105   Nice day today on high volume. junkHustler 08/18/15 04:11:28 PM
#104   you're right about the divis.... Myth 07/28/15 07:56:34 PM
#103   Nice day today as we closed at the junkHustler 07/28/15 05:21:07 PM
#102   Gotta love how this one is shaping up.. junkHustler 07/20/15 08:26:25 PM
#101   PTG Added to the S&P /TSX Venture Select junkHustler 07/10/15 09:56:31 PM
#100   Pivot Technology Solutions (PTG.V:$0.54) junkHustler 06/28/15 11:25:03 PM
#99   Steady she goes.. :) junkHustler 06/25/15 04:05:45 PM
#98   Hop Hop. :) junkHustler 06/25/15 01:21:23 PM
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