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How Video Storage Ensures Critical Data Isn’t Lost

The fundamental value of data is widely apparent in modern society, and its loss may have significant consequences Video data is critical to today’s enterprise. The latest video storage systems must offer dependable operation that doesn’t risk loss of that critical data. DDN - When Performance Matters “Not only is bandwidth very important, but functionality cannot be lost when a storage system is having a bad day,” says Jeff Adams, director of sales,...

The Role Of Storage In Video Surveillance Applications

Maricopa County installed a fully integrated security controls system, featuring a VMS Larger IP video systems require plenty of storage, and several high-profile applications help to demonstrate the value of storage in today’s networked video environment. Maricopa County Security Project One example is the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff’s Office, which is nationally recognized for its zero tolerance toward crime and unwavering focus on innovation in law enforce...

Clarifying Misconceptions About Video Storage Solutions

One key misconception is that solid-state drives (SSDs) are going to replace hard disk drives (HDDs) Like many areas of the security market, the field of digital video storage systems has its share of misconceptions and missed opportunities. We called on manufacturers of these systems to set the record straight. Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) Will Continue To Rule One key misconception is that solid-state drives (SSDs) are going to replace hard disk drives (HDDs), says Henk Van Den...

Mission 500 Security 5K/2K Run Raises More Than $120,000 At ISC West 2015

Proceeds from the April 16th event will support children in the U.S. through the Rebuilding Hope at Home program Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, raised more than $120,000 at ISC West this year through their sixth annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk and other events.  “The volunteer participation and fund raising efforts for Mission 500 at ISC West 2015 were s...

Video Surveillance Trends Driving Increasing Storage Needs

Another opportunity comes with the increased use of video surveillance not only for security, but also as a tool for research and analysis End users in the video surveillance market are looking for higher quality images and to retain those images for longer periods. Also, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are turning to networked video surveillance in larger numbers. And video is now finding many uses outside the security market, including business intelligence and cu...

BCDVideo President And Founder Named To HP's 2015 OEM Customer Advisory Board

Becoming an HP OEM partner in 2010 has been instrumental in the company's global success and market acceptance BCDVideo, a global manufacturer of IP video surveillance storage solutions, announced recently that company president and founder Jeff Burgess was named to HP's 2015 OEM Customer Advisory Board. This small group of selected individuals will be meeting in Palo Alto in June. "This is a tremendous honor for both me and BCDVideo", said Burgess. "Becoming an HP OEM Partne...

Video Surveillance Storage Suppliers Gearing Up To Meet Demand

According to a recent MarketsandMarkets report, video surveillance storage solutions and services are experiencing a rapid adoption in the industry, estimated to grow 16.3 percent each year until 2018, eventually reaching a market size of $10.41 billion. In addition to the specific image content of surveillance cameras, there are also huge amounts of data surrounding it – everything from the location to the time of day, the duration of the video, and more. And the amount of data in the ima...

Milestone Certifies BCDVideo Nova Server And Storage Series With XProtect VMS

BCDVideo’s enterprise-grade VRP solution has been designed for maximum performance on a Milestone XProtect platform Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has now tested and reported performance component certification of BCDVideo’s Nova Server and Storage Series. IT infrastructure, server, storage and client platforms are integral parts of networked video management deployments, so any miscalculations of the serve...

BCDVideo Releases SMARTcontrol Management Software For Its Video Recorder And Access Control Server Platforms

BCDVideo announced the release of their SMARTcontrol Management Software (SMS). SMS is an evolution in health monitoring for physical security technology for both BCDVideo’s video recorder and access control server platforms. BCDVideo will be making this a standard no-charge feature on its entire Nova Series platform, effective in February. SMS is a comprehensive, easy-to-use program which serves as a mission-control center inside the product. Its key feature is that it sends alerts based...

SeeTec And BCDVideo Enter Into Technology Partnership

The joint solution of SeeTec's Cayuga and BCDVideo recording servers offer customers a powerful and reliable system SeeTec AG and BCDVideo, a global manufacturer of high-performance IP recording systems for the video surveillance market, announced their technology partnership for SeeTec's Cayuga and the BCDVideo product family. As both companies are leading in their segment the cooperation provides high standard for video surveillance projects of any size. Since the year 2000...

BCDVideo expands Nova Series VRP with new models and greater storage capacities

BCDVideo has expanded its enterprise-grade product line of Video Recording Platforms (VRPs) with HP’s introduction of 6TB hard drives. The Nova Series now boasts new models as well as 150% greater storage capacities on existing VRPs. Included in the upgraded product line is the BCD310E8 Tower, which is scalable up to 24TB and engineered for retail applications that require entry-level price considerations with the benefit of remote system management. BCDVideo also released the short-dept...

BCDVideo releases 84TB model of Nova Series video recording platform

BCDVideo released an 84TB model of their Nova Series video recording storage platform. This new capability allows BCDVideo’s BCD380V8-M system to manage up to 73TB of RAID 5 useable internal video storage —a 150% capacity increase— while still only using two rack spaces. The BCDVideo Nova Series is manufactured specifically for Enterprise IP Video Surveillance applications. The Nova Series is our newest-generation platform utilizing 6G SAS technology which enables more high-me...

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BCDVideo Announces Release Of Hybrid Cloud Connectivity Solution, In Partnership With Tiger Technology

BCDVideo, a globally renowned video data infrastructure solutions firm, has debuted its new Hybrid Cloud Connectivity offering, in partnership with premier software developer, Tiger Technology. Known for their work designing secure, high-performing data management solutions for companies across Enterprise IT, Surveillance, Media and Entertainment, and Small Medium Business (SMB)/Small Medium Enterprise (SME) markets, Tiger Technology’s software expertise pairs with BCD’s prowess in...

BCD International Releases Harmonize Conductor VMware Plug-In For REVOLV Portfolio Of hHCI Products

BCD International releases Harmonize Conductor VMware plug-in, exclusively available on the REVOLV portfolio of hybrid hyper converged infrastructure (hHCI) products. REVOLV is an innovative hHCI solution that reduces or even eliminates inefficiencies often presented by infrastructure in the video surveillance space: large hardware footprint, high power and cooling costs, multiple OS, and software systems, and limited resources dedicated to each server. BCD’s REVOLV application offers an...

BCD International Appoints Jonathan Benedick As National Sales Engineer For The REVOLV Project Team

BCD International has announced the hiring of Jonathan Benedick, a military veteran with an active top secret/SCI security clearance and eight years of proven experience in the United States Air Force, as National Sales Engineer for the REVOLV Product Portfolio Platform. All REVOLV opportunities will flow through Benedick from the BCD sales teams. Network infrastructure expert Benedick possesses a well-rounded comprehensive background in server installation and maintenance, network infrastruct...

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BCDVideo Enhances Bank Security With Its IP Video Surveillance Systems

Financial institutions require reliable IP video surveillance systems that provide high-performance, quality, and scalability. Unfortunately, with limited budgets, many financial institutions are still utilising outdated appliances. When security is not a priority, they are putting themselves at risk for fraud, theft, and data breaches. Security Integrators have an opportunity to help financial institutions by upgrading their systems with an up-to-date NVR server and overall video surveillance...

BCDVideo Completes Video Surveillance Solution For Banking And Finance

Financial institutions of all sizes demand simple, reliable solutions to protect against fraud, theft, and accidents in the workplace. Advancements in camera resolution and storage capabilities have put pressure on banks and credit unions to upgrade their video surveillance systems. Upgrading to a modern, economical NVR server will greatly increase system performance and scalability for small-budget projects with benefits seen across both loss prevention and business insights. Reliable High Per...

BCD Announces BCD Illinois Build Centers To Operate To Support And Provide For Critical Infrastructure And Essential Services

The State of Illinois has enacted a ‘stay at home’ order effective as of Saturday, March 21, at 5pm to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This means all residents are mandated to ‘remain at home’ and only essential businesses may remain open to provide critical services. Everybody fully supports this measure as it will hopefully slow the spread of the virus. Securing critical infrastructure Under the order, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has mandated that all Ill...