Storage Selection Guide 2024

SMART Surveillance 2024 Storage Selection Guide, Surveillance


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Brand: Bosch

Distributors: Use dealer search to locate your nearest authorised dealer

Model: DIVAR IP All-In-One 7000

* • All-in-one: Recording, viewing and management solution. • Up to 256 channels (8 channels pre-licensed). • IP video recording with up to 288 TB (16 x 18 TB) storage capacity. • Storage extension up to 4 units (288 TB x 4). • Pre-configured in a RAID-5 standard configuration with iSCSI LUNs, RAID-6 supported. • Hot-swappable SATA hard drives. • 5-year warranty.

Type of solution: Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only)

Maximum number of cameras supported: 256

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: Depends on the video compression and the covered scene

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 20

Additional security features: • Crypto coprocessor (TPM): Discrete TPM 2.0 (FIPS 140-2 certified) • Physical security with lockable front bezel

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: iSCSI, extension up to 4 additional units of DIP 7000 (288 TB x 4)

Backup options/services: iSCSI

Video inputs: 2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports (teamed)

Camera configuration & management features: ONVIF, NTP, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, DDNS, UPnP, HTTP, HTTPs, SMTP

Camera video stream protocols: H.264, H.265/HEVC, MJPEG

Data export formats: MP4, MOV, Bosch Secure Export

Intelligent analytics or services included: One platform to utilise the edge-based video analytics of Bosch cameras

Integration with other systems: Remote System Management, Bosch Video Management System (BVMS), Building Integration System (BIS)

Licensing: Once-off purchase, Remote System Management (RSM) as an annual paid service

Warranty: 5 years

Contact: Nico Broodryk [email protected] +27 11 651 9600



Brand: Dahua

Model: NVR5864-EI

* • 12-channel 4 MP @ 30 fps; 24-channel 1080p @ 30 fps. • Video Output: 2 VGA, 2 HDMI (VGA: 1920 × 1080, 1280 × 1024, 1280 × 720; HDMI: 3840 × 2160, 1920 × 1080, 1280 × 1024, 1280 × 720). • Third-party cameras. • Access: ONVIF; Panasonic, Sony, Axis, Arecont, Pelco, Canon, Samsung.

Type of solution: Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only)

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Maximum number of cameras supported: 64

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: Max. decoding capability: 32 × 1080p @ 30 fps or 32 × 2 MP @ 30 fps

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

Additional security features: User authentication; Account lock after invalid attempts

Hardware format: Rack mountable; desktop

Storage type: 8 SATA ports, each disk can contain up to 20 TB. This limit varies depending on the environment temperature

Backup options/services: USB device and network

Video inputs: 2 x (10/100/1000/2500 Mbps Ethernet ports, RJ45)

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

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

Intelligent analytics or services included: Face detection, perimeter protection, face recognition, video metadata (human, motor vehicles, non-motor vehicles), SMD, stereo analysis, crowd distribution, people counting, ANPR, vehicle density, heat map

Licensing: No licence, once off purchase

Warranty: 5 years

Contact: Willem van Deventer [email protected] +27 87 802 2288



Brand: Hikvision

Model: DS-9632NXI-I8

* • 32 channels. • Intelligent analytics based on deep- learning algorithms. • Up to 320 Mbps incoming bandwidth. • 8 SATA interfaces. • HDMI & VGA video outputs.

Type of solution: Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only)

System type: Embedded operating system technology

Maximum number of cameras supported: 32-channel limited by 320 Mbps

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 12 MP

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 128

Additional security features: Forced password protected

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: 8 SATA bays, 10 TB each

Backup options/services: USB, eSATA

Video inputs: Two RJ-45 10/100/1000 Mbps self-adaptive Ethernet interfaces

Camera configuration & management features: TCP/IP, DHCP, IPv4, IPv6, NTP, SADP, UPnP, HTTP, HTTPS

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

Data export formats: AVI, JPEG

Intelligent analytics or services included: VCA rules (line crossing and intrusion), ANPR storage, facial recognition storage, heat mapping storage, people counting storage

Integration with other systems: Smart Search, VMS (HikCentral, IVMS4500, Hik-Connect)

Licensing: Once of purchase

Warranty: 5 years

Contact: [email protected] +27 11 553 3300





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