New AI-Enabled Surveillance Hard Disks From Seagate

Seagate Technology plc announced its SkyHawk™ AI hard disk drive (HDD), the first drive created specifically for artificial intelligence (AI) enabled video surveillance solutions. Building on Seagate’s 10-year track record of delivering surveillance optimized storage performance, SkyHawk AI provides unprecedented bandwidth and processing power to manage always-on, data-intensive workloads, while simultaneously analyzing and recording footage from multiple HD cameras. Analytics on video surveillance hardware is growing exponentially, forecasted to increase from 27.6 million shipments in 2016 to 126 million shipments in 2021 (Cropley, 2017), as hardware manufacturers continue to include analytics sensors on network video recorders (NVRs).

British Airways I360 Reaches Unprecedented Heights, Helped By Seagate Skyhawk

British Airways i360 is a 162-meter (531 ft.) tall observation tower on the seafront of Brighton on the UK’s south coast that opened in August 2016 on the site of the famous beach town’s historic West Pier. Conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects, the creators of the London Eye, British Airways i360 is the world’s tallest moving observation tower and the world’s first vertical cable car. Brighton CCTV selected Seagate as an additional partner for the project to deliver its high-capacity SkyHawk storage, purpose-built for surveillance systems with Seagate’s ImagePerfect firmware.

Seagate Unveiled A New Portfolio, Dubbed Guardian Series

Seagate unveiled a new portfolio of 10TB high capacity drives dubbed the Guardian Series. Purpose-built to help customers better manage and move the huge amounts of digital data they consume and create, the 10TB Seagate® BarraCuda® Pro desktop drive, Seagate IronWolf for NAS applications and Seagate SkyHawk for surveillance introduce new brand names and imagery and represent the most complete 10TB portfolio in the industry. The Guardian Series features industry leading technology that raises the bar on features, speed, and capacity for use across a wide range of markets, including personal, creative and design computing, online gaming, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large-scale surveillance systems.

Skyhawk Security Acquires Big Networks

Skyhawk Security Acquires Big Networks Copyright 2013 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved 2013-09-24 BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Skyhawk Security, LLC announced today it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Big Networks LLC, a Baton Rouge, LA based Technology Company. The combined company will be known as Skyhawk Group (“Skyhawk”) with a team of 20 employees and over 100 years of combined security, technical and networking experience. Skyhawk’s current client base ranges from local startups to Fortune 150 companies with multiple offices being serviced across the country. The company’s full suite of managed offerings include Internet Service, IP Phone Service, IT Services, IT Service Agreements, Hosted Exchange Email, Offsite Backup, IP Camera Systems, Access Control Systems, and Remote Video Monitoring & Surveillance Services. (Photo: ) The acquisition further enables Skyhawk to focus on supporting its growing customer base in Louisiana while expanding its footprint across the country. Skyhawk recognizes the ever-changing landscape of the IT industry and believes the combination of the two companies address the marketplace’s need for innovation and forward thinking technology. Skyhawk’s near term growth strategy focuses on evaluating the existing customer base to identify opportunities for organic growth through cross-selling its newly added products and services. For information on Skyhawk Group’s acquisition or its product and service offerings, please contact us below. Paul Ellis – Managing Member ( ) Stuart Gilly – Managing Member ( ) Brett Lofton – Managing Member ( ) Company Website […]