Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Deploying 5.5PB DDN SFA Storage

With its zero-tolerance toward crime, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has deployed a video surveillance and storage archive system with 5.5PB of DataDirect Networks, Inc., storage. As the nation’s third largest Sheriff’s office, Maricopa County, which is located in Airizona and encompasses the Phoenix metropolitan area, has between 7,500 to 10,000 inmates in its jail […]

Exacq Technologies Networked Storage Servers Offer Unified Video Management

By Brianna Crandall , February 28, 2014— Exacq Technologies , part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, a global manufacturer of video management system (VMS) software and servers used for video surveillance, has released a new line of networked video storage servers. The new S-Series Enterprise line of networked video storage servers allows users to add extended storage and archived storage to any exacqVision server running the exacqVision Professional or Enterprise Video Management System (VMS) software. This single user interface reduces the complexity and cost of integrating disparate solutions, and gives facilities managers and security professionals one unified VMS solution to administer and monitor the storage and recorders. In addition, S-Series Enterprise servers can be used to archive video from exacqVision Edge Internet protocol (IP) cameras. exacqVision Edge is a full-featured video management system (VMS) that runs directly on compatible IP cameras. By using the S-Series to archive video and audio, users can optimize their network load with scheduled archiving, says Exacq Technologies. The S-Series Enterprise includes flexible, user-defined archiving rules to store critical video and audio longer. Additionally, the S-Series allows users to consolidate video archives from multiple exacqVision recorders to one or more S-Series devices. Users can also reportedly extend their exacqVision storage without the need for an additional recorder. The S-Series Enterprise is expandable to 80 terabytes on enterprise-class hard drives utilizing RAID 5 or 6 for maximum hard drive reliability, adds the company. The S-Series Enterprise servers also include redundant power supplies to significantly […]