In order to meet retention (archival) requirements, organizations are indulging in traditional storage methods of storing content on optical media. However, these methods have proven as outdated, costly and unreliable these days. And so the need for having intelligent archival solutions has risen in video surveillance industry.
Intelligent archiving is an all inclusive approach which integrates with the present surveillance workflow and offers a streamlined, automated data management tool.
With an intelligent archiving the data is stored in its intended format and that too in an automated format and with guaranteed authenticity. The data will be easily accessible and retrievable and will be indelibly labeled for professional distribution. It will be selectable by camera in order to discern between active and inactive data. Not only does this approach ensure that an organization’s video storage plan is secure and smart for now, but it will ensure that it is robust for future as well.
DNF Security offers Cloud Drive Connection which is a cloud based storage platform apt for surveillance related archival needs. All DNF Security Falcon Series Video Storage appliances support an optional Cloud Connection for video archiving. Live recordings continue to be stored directly on the Falcon appliance’s local storage, while archived footage can be written to and read from a secure StoneFly Cloud Drive hosted in Microsoft Azure or the StoneFly Cloud Business Center.
Customers who would like to go for a cloud of their preference can opt for a VMware vCloud and VMware vCloud Air. Graphical performance and utilization reporting are also available in this archival solution. The solution is compatible with all major VMS software applications.