Storage Selection Guide 2020

CCTV Handbook 2020 Storage Selection Guide, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring


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Brand: Bosch

Distributors: Find your local partner via our dealer search on www.boschsecurity.com

Model: DIVAR IP all-in-one 7000

* This is an all-in-one, fully featured recording and management solution for up to 256 channels. It offers out-of-the-box IP video recording with up to 192 TB (16 x 12 TB) storage capacity pre-installed with robust, secure operation and instant real-time access to video. The system provides advanced user and alarm management as well as a 3-year warranty, including parts replacement.

System type: Standalone, Embedded operating system technology, Server-based

Operating system: Windows Storage Server 2016 (64 bit), Bosch Video Management System (BVMS)

Maximum number of cameras supported: 256 channels

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: UHD

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS; Web browser interface; Windows desktop

Maximum number of concurrent users: 10

Additional security features: Three-level password protection with security recommendations allows users to customise device access. HTTPS, 802.1x, EAP/TLS, AES 256

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: iSCSI up to 192 TB storage capacity (16 x 12 TB)

Backup options: USB, FTP

Camera configuration & management features: IPv4, IPv6, SNMP, SNTP

Camera video stream protocols: H.264/5, M-JPEG, G.711u, AAC, WAV, MPEG4

Data export formats: Native, AVI, MOV

Alarm or analytics services: Object detection, line crossing, object entering field, object exiting field, idle object, loitering, removed object, IVA flow, speed detection, similarity search, crowd detection, people counting

Integration with other systems: Video Streaming Gateway to integrate third-party cameras – intelligent IP video management and VRM integration with Genetec

Licensing: Licencing up to 256 channels (with 8 channels pre-licenced)

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:DIVAR IP all-in-one 7000 3U rack mount unit that combines advanced management and state- of-the-art recording management into a single cost-effective, plug-and-play IP recording appliance

Contact: Quintin van den Berg [email protected] +27 11 651 9600



Brand: Dahua

Distributors: Reditron, IDS, Security Warehouse, TOP CCTV, Elvey Security Technologies, Stafix

Model: NVR5216-8P-I

* This 16-channel AI NVR supports 16-channel band-end intelligence, IVS on all channels even with third-party cameras. It also supports facial recognition and metadata.

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Operating system: Linux

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 16 MP

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; Blackberry; iOS; Mac desktop; Web browser interface; Windows desktop

Maximum number of concurrent users: 128

Additional security features: Forced security password, video encryption

Hardware format: Standalone/desktop

Storage type: 2 x 10 TB

Backup options: USB, FTP

Video inputs: 8 PoE ports

Camera configuration & management features: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, UPnP, SNMP, RTSP, UDP, SMTP, NTP, DHCP, DNS, IP filter, PPPoE, DDNS,FTP, P2P

Camera video stream protocols: Smart H.265+/H.265/Smart H.264+/ H.264/MJPEG

Data export formats: DAV, AVI

Alarm or analytics services: Perimeter protection, real-time face recognition, point-of-sale (POS), ANPR, AI search, common/stranger mode, face database management

Integration with other systems: ONVIF 2.4, SDK, CGI, Milestone, Cathexis, Genetec, Arteco, Axxon

Licensing: No licence

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:Brings AI closer to you, suitable for system upgrades to an AI solution without change to the front end

Contact: Dahua Sales [email protected] +27 10 593 3242



Brand: Dahua

Distributors: Elvey Security Technologies

Model: DHI-NVR5216-16P-I

* Offering 16-channel IP video access as well as Smart H.265+/H.265/Smart H.264+/ H.264/MJPEG encoding. Users can make use of up to 16 channels of perimeter protection, and it can provide up to four channels of video streaming face recognition of up to 24 face pictures per second.

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Operating system: Embedded Linux

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16-channel, 10 IVS rules for each channel

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS; Web browser interface; Windows desktop

Maximum number of concurrent users: 128

Hardware format: Rack mountable; 1U

Storage type: 2 SATA III Ports, up to 8 TB capacity for each HDD

Video inputs: 16 ports (IEEE802.3af/at) 1-8 ports support ePoE & EoC

Camera configuration & management features: HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, UPnP, SNMP, RTSP, UDP, SMTP, NTP, DHCP, DNS, IP Filter, PPPoE,DDNS, FTP, alarm server, IP-search, P2P

Camera video stream protocols: Smart H.265+/H.265/Smart H.264+/ H.264/MJPEG

Alarm or analytics services: Perimeter protection, face detection and recognition, heat map, ANPR, black list alarm, people counting, false alarm filter, SMD Plus

Integration with other systems: Arecont Vision, Airlive, AXIS, Canon, Dynacolor, JVC, LG, Panasonic, Pelco, Xunmei, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony, Watchnet and more

Licensing: Once off

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Elvey Security Technologies [email protected] +27 11 401 6700



Brand: NUUO

Distributors: Sole agents

Model: CT- 8000R

* The CT-8000R offers up to 128 channels using H.265, H.264, MPEG4, MJPEG, MxPEG encoding. Bandwidth recording speeds of up to 550 Mbps (3 volume group recording) is also supported and the system can accommodate hard drives of up to 6 TB per drive (Raid 0, 1, 5, 6, 10).

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Operating system: Linux

Maximum number of cameras supported: 128 cameras

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 5 MP @ 10 FPS

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS; Windows desktop

Maximum number of concurrent users: 320 connections per server to multiple clients

Additional security features: User authentication, forced password change

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: SATA/8 x 6 TB

Backup options: DAS, iSCSI, NFS and software

Video inputs: 2 x Gigabit port, RJ45

Camera configuration & management features: IPv4 DHCP server

Data export formats: MPEG4, MJPEG, MxPEG

Alarm or analytics services: Optional: counting/tamper detection/ camera calibration/object classification/ camera shake elimination/presence/ enter and exit/dwell/tailgating

Integration with other systems: Heatmap and automated reporting functions

Licensing: Once-off purchase

Warranty: 2 years

Additional information:Various licencing options depending on customer needs with analytics: professional/enterprise/ultimate/metadata channel

Contact: Sales [email protected] +27 11 469 3598



Brand: TVT

Distributors: Sole agents

Model: TD-3332H4-16P-A1

* This 32-channel NVR offers 16 PoE ports and supports long line PoE. It also provides H.265/H264 dual video stream compression, and HDMI and VGA output up to 4K resolution.

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Operating system: Linux

Maximum number of cameras supported: 32 cameras

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 8 MP @ 30 FPS

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS; Mac desktop; Web browser interface; Windows desktop

Maximum number of concurrent users: 10

Additional security features: User authentication, forced password changes

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: SATA/4 x 8 TB

Backup options: USB and web or software

Video inputs: 16 x PoE ports

Camera configuration & management features: IPv4 DHCP server

Camera video stream protocols: H.265/H.264

Data export formats: AVI or native format

Alarm or analytics services: Face detection and numberplate recognition with real-time events shown in target detection window. Also features statistics and event tracking via bar chart and Emap

Integration with other systems: Highlighted colour to display the camera recording in a certain period of time, different colours refers to different record events

Licensing: None

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:Supports 16 libraries with 10 000 face pictures, including white and blacklist as well as ANPR

Contact: Sales [email protected] +27 11 469 3598



Brand: Hikvision

Distributors: ADI, Pinnsec, Regal, Sensor Security

Model: iDS-9600NXI-I8/X(B)

* Supporting H.265+/H.265/H.264+/H.264 video formats, the recorder also supports intelligent analytics based on deep learning algorithms. Users can make use of up to 16 channels of perimeter protection and up to eight channels of facial recognition. Alternatively, it supports up to 16 channels of facial recognition for face pictures.

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Operating system: Linux

Maximum number of cameras supported: 64 channels

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: Up to 12 MP resolution

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; Web browser interface; Windows desktop; Windows Mobile

Additional security features: SFTP, SRTP, security audit log, 802.1XEAP-TLS 1.2

Storage type: Up to 8 SATA interfaces for HDD connection

Camera configuration & management features: TCP/IP, DHCP, Hik-Connect, DNS, DDNS, NTP, SADP, SMTP, NFS, iSCSI, UPnP, HTTPS, ISUP 5.0

Camera video stream protocols: H.265/H.265+/H.264/H.264+/MPEG4

Alarm or analytics services: Face picture comparison, human face capture, face picture search, false alarm reduction, facial recognition

Contact: Nick Wang [email protected] +27 72 238 8274



Brand: Hikvision

Distributors: Regal Distributors SA

Model: DS-7716NXI-I4/4S

* Up to 16 12 MP IP cameras can be connected and multiple VCA (video content analytics) are supported. It features a dual-OS design to ensure reliability. The NVR also offers four channels for Smart Video Analysis with AcuSense technology, and four SATA interfaces.

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Operating system: Linux

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16 cameras

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 3840 × 2160 @ 25fps

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS; Mac desktop; Web browser interface; Windows desktop

Maximum number of concurrent users: N/A

Additional security features: User authentication, forced password change

Hardware format: Standalone/desktop

Storage type: SATA - 8 TB

Backup options: Front panel: 2 × USB 2.0, rear panel: 1 × USB 3.0 / FTP

Video inputs: 2 x RJ45 10/100/1000 Mbps self-adaptive Ethernet interface

Camera configuration & management features: IPv4, IPv6, DHCP Server, NTP Server, UPnP, SNMP

Camera video stream protocols: H.265/H.265+/H.264/H.264+/MPEG4

Data export formats: N/A

Alarm or analytics services: AcuSense technology; 4 smart false-alarm filtering channels; Line crossing; Intrusion detection

Integration with other systems: IVMS-4200/HikCentral

Licensing: N/A

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:The AcuSense NVR is fitted with AcuSense VCA technology. This effectively filters out alarms triggered by inanimate objects, with accuracy greater than 90%

Contact: Michael Collier [email protected] +27 11 553 3300





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