Enterprises depending on video surveillance for security purposes will witness a need for additional video storage hardware at some point of time due to a number of events. It can be due to system expansion, evolving video retention policies or introduction of redundant archiving and other high availability mechanisms.
DNF Security offers Cloud Connection which is a platform that allows organizations to maintain video recordings in the cloud, all while continuing to leverage their existing security surveillance system. Live recordings continue to be stored directly on DNF Falcon appliance’s local storage, while archived footage can be written to and read from a secure Stonefly Cloud Drive hosts in Microsoft Azure or the StoneFly Cloud Business Center.
StoneFly Cloud Drives utilizing remote block or file storage are created as a virtual drive on the Falcon that will be recognized as if it were a regular disk drive. Easily add mass amounts of storage for video archives on the Falcon in a matter of minutes, all without any investment in additional servers and storage appliances.
Combining a StoneFly Cloud Drive subscription with a Falcon Video Storage Appliance will immediately save on capital and operating expenses, enabling organizations large and small to implement offsite video archival and backup inexpensively.
Thus, with the presence of this hybrid cloud services customers will have greater flexibility to increase their storage capacity, without the need to purchase additional hardware.
Surveillance operators can seamlessly access video from cloud archives, allowing them to quickly view and search archived video, whether located on premises or in the cloud.