Qognify introduces VisionHub Qblock

April 2017 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, IT infrastructure, Products

Qognify has announced the launch of Qblock. Qblock is built on technology from Dell EMC to address the growing need for securely and

efficiently storing critical video data. The Qblock converged infrastructure is designed specifically for the surveillance industry, optimised with Qognify’s video management solution.

Qblock meets the needs of clients who have expanded surveillance environments and/or critical video data with storage-intense requirements. This integrated solution can scale to support thousands of video channels with easy, centralised management, avoiding complex storage migrations.

Qblock combines the power of Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, Dell EMC Isilon storage and Qognify’s VisionHub video management solution to create a best-of-breed, large-scale solution. As storage requirements are rapidly increasing, the need for a turnkey solution that is easy to deploy and manage has become a market necessity. VisionHub Qblock addresses this need, allowing users to scale their solution as much as required, without having to re-architect it.

Moti Shabtai.
Moti Shabtai.

Qblock is now offered to the market by Qognify to meet the needs of both security and IT in a single solution. Support for the solution and all its components is provided from a single point of contact. “Based on the surveillance market’s trajectory, the need for a reliable, scalable, and simple video storage solution was clear. Coupled with our video storage management capabilities and Dell EMC technology, we are delivering a solution that addresses the stringent IT requirements from a VMS solution,” commented Moti Shabtai, CEO and president of Qognify.

For security-conscious organisations, the loss of video is unacceptable, making high availability and fault tolerance critical. Qblock responds to this need by reducing failover time and increasing fault tolerance beyond typical RAID storage configurations. “Qblock is ideal for storage-savvy organisations that understand their needs will only increase, and wish to avoid complex migrations,” said Ken Mills, general manager and chief technology officer, surveillance and security, Dell EMC. “The powerful combination of technologies allows organisations to future-proof their surveillance storage solution.”

For more information contact Qognify, +1 (0)845 201 5654, hagar.lev@qognify.com, www.qognify.com





Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

Drones and cybersecurity?
October 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Hacker drones can eavesdrop electronically on conversations, can perform network attacks, or can create fake wireless access points.

Read more...
The importance of XDR for cyber protection
October 2019 , Cyber Security, Products
35% of South African organisations are expecting an imminent cyberattack and a further 31% are bracing for it to happen within a year, according to local research conducted by Trend Micro.

Read more...
Digitising Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
October 2019 , Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure
Mobile technology has the potential to change how Africa approaches patient and healthcare, says Phathizwe Malinga, managing director, SqwidNet.

Read more...
Body-worn cameras transforming security
October 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management
Police Service Northern Ireland now has over 7 000 officers using 2 500 cameras covering approximately 173 000 incidents each year.

Read more...
Camera Selection Guide 2019
CCTV Handbook 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
The Camera Selection Guide 2019 includes a range of IP, analogue, thermal and speciality cameras aimed at a broad range of surveillance functions.

Read more...
Intelligent analytics and the brains to match
September 2019, Bosch Building Technologies , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
What if the brains behind our security cameras could be trained to improve their cognitive ability to pay attention, learn, and problem-solve according to specific rules and situations?

Read more...
AI-powered autonomous Drone-in-a-Box
September 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
Organisations in the mining, energy and industrial, oil and gas, ports and terminals sectors can optimise security and business operations, whilst reducing risks and operational costs

Read more...
Cybersecurity for video surveillance systems
September 2019 , Cyber Security, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Video surveillance systems are increasingly accessible over any IP network, which has led to the rise of potential cyberattack.

Read more...
A platform approach to innovation and value
CCTV Handbook 2019, Technews Publishing , Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure
Moving to the platform model of doing business holds tremendous advantages for end users and smaller developers, but also for the whole technology supply chain.

Read more...
Back to manufacturer uniformity?
CCTV Handbook 2019, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Decision makers often have to choose between an all-inclusive, complete solution from one manufacturer and the products and services of several different providers.

Read more...