The Pivot3 vSTAC Watch delivers accessible, affordable and manageable IT functionality to video surveillance environments. The vSTAC Watch is an open system appliance that runs third-party video management software and provides highly reliable storage for video capture and playback. Individual vSTAC Watch appliances can be stacked to create, protect and load-balance storage across vSTACs as a reliable IP SAN. High-performance solid-state storage introduces a 10X performance boost for the most intensive streaming environments. The vSTAC Watch supports the latest 64-bit operating systems and adds two new failover options. For local environments with limited staff and budget, Pivot3 VM Failover solution provides a self-healing restart for hosted VMS software within a vSTAC.