Storage Selection Guide 2019

CCTV Handbook 2019 Storage Selection Guide, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring


Select technology:

All | Artificial intelligence appliance | Hybrid Recorder (both analogue and IP cameras directly supported) | Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only)


Select brand:

All | Avigilon | Bosch | CathexisVision | Dahua | Exacq | Hikvision | Milestone | Regal Distributors SA | TVT | UTC Fire and Security SA


Please refer to the dealer locator on africa.boschsecurity.com

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): DIVAR IP all-in-one 5000

Brand: Bosch

* All-in-one, fully featured recording and management solution for up to 42 channels.

* Out-of-the-box IP video recording with up to 48 TB (4 x 12 TB) storage capacity pre-installed.

* Robust, secure operation – instant real-time access to video.

* Advanced user and alarm management.

* 3 year warranty, including parts replacement.

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 42 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: 5

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: Standalone/desktop

Storage type: iSCSI 48 TB (4 x 12 TB)

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 – an intelligent IP video management and VRM integration with Genetec

Licensing: Up to 42 channels (with 8 channels pre-licensed)

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Quintin van den Berg quintin.vandenberg@za.bosch.com +27 11 651 9600/4


Compass, Powell Tronics, Intertrade Security Distributors,RR Electronic Security Solutions, Goldfields Technical Security Management, Specialised Video Solutions, Computer Services Africa, Excellerate Services

Hybrid Recorder (both analogue and IP cameras directly supported): CathexisVision VMS 2019

Brand: CathexisVision

* CathexisVision is an open-platform, IP video surveillance management solution that can link together multiple security monitoring and management devices, providing a centralised control solution for single/multiple server sites up to an enterprise level of multiple sites. It is supplied in four different package options.

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 48/150/unlimited (package dependent)

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 12 MP (hardware dependent)

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 2/7/10/unlimited (package dependent)

Additional security features: Windows Active Directory and personalised user site login (30 configurable levels)

Hardware format: Rack mountableStandalone/desktop

Storage type: SATA, up to 100 TB

Video inputs: 8/16 PoE or dual NIC (hardware dependent)

Camera configuration & management features: Multiple video streams, resolution, format, frame rate, bit rate (CBR/VBR), key frame distance, continuous/motion recording and analytics

Camera video stream protocols: RTP/TCP, RTP/UDP

Data export formats: Proprietary, encrypted format

Alarm or analytics services: Object counting, intruder detection, video motion detection, line crossing, ANPR, post object search, snap search, motion search, object classification

Integration with other systems: Access control, alarm panels, fire panels, ANPR, PSIM, video analytics

Licensing: Once-off, site-based. Camera version migration licences applicable on package updates only

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:Open-platform, ONVIF and factory drivers for most international camera brands. Free software with 2 camera licences available, and system design tools and video tutorials

Contact: Dene Alkema dene@catafrica.co.za +27 31 240 0800


Reditron, Elvey Security Technologies, Stafix Electric Fence and Security Centres, Security & Communication Warehouse, Top CCTV, IDS

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): NVR5216-8P-I

Brand: Dahua

* Dahua’s new NVR5000-I features a built-in deep learning module for advanced surveillance applications such as ultra-accurate perimeter protection and facial recognition. The AI NVR is compatible with numerous third-party devices, which allows easy upgrade to existing surveillance systems. Features include up to 16-channel perimeter protection and up to 4-channel video stream face recognition

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 1080p @ 30 fps

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 128

Hardware format: Rack mountableStandalone/desktop

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

Video inputs: 8 ports (IEEE802.3af/at)

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 , DVR, NVS, P2P

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

Alarm or analytics services: Perimeter protection, face recognition, ANPR, AI search, metadata, people counting, POS, face database management

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

Licensing: None

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Marius du Preez marius.dupreez@dahuatech.com +27 66 230 2684


Dahua Technology South Africa

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): IVSS7024DR

Brand: Dahua

* 4K and H.265 Ultra series NVR

* Supports deep learning face recognition and POS overlay

* Supports smart tracking, people counting and heatmap

* Supports fisheye de-warp and IVS

* Integrates with LPR systems

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 128

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 12 MP

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS

Maximum number of concurrent users: 128

Additional security features: Forced password modify

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: 240 TB

Video inputs: 512 Mbps

Camera configuration & management features: All the camera functions can be configured, including smart functions

Camera video stream protocols: ONVIF, Dahua proprietary

Data export formats: DAV, ASF, JPEG

Alarm or analytics services: Tripwire, intrusion, scene change, face detection, motion and alarm, face recognition, number plate recognition

Integration with other systems: Arecont Vision, Axis, Bosch, Brickcom, Canon, CP Plus, Dynacolor, Honeywell, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony, Videotec, Vivotek and more

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Marius du Preez marius.dupreez@dahuatech.com +27 66 230 2684


Elvey Security Technologies

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): IP08-00T-R4Z-E

Brand: Exacq

* 128-channel NVR

* 800 Mbps throughput (Windows), 1200 Mbps (Linux)

* 20 HDD drives for a maximum of 240 TB RAID 6. Expandable to 1,6 PB with S-Series storage servers

* Licence-free client and mobile software

* Third-party camera integrations

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 128 channels @ 25 fps

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 512

Additional security features: Built-in cybersecurity controls, management of user accounts and safeguarding against cyberattacks

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: 240 TB, expandable to 1,6 PB (S-series server)

Video inputs: NIC 2 x 1 Gbps, 2 x 10 Gbps SPF+ (optional)

Camera configuration & management features: POS and ATM serial text search, case management, hierarchical maps for fast camera navigation, VideoPush video wall

Data export formats: AVI, MOV, MP4, EXE

Alarm or analytics services: Support for text alarm notifications

Integration with other systems: Third-party RS-232 integration

Licensing: Licence per camera, yearly bundle licence upgrade (no need for catch-up licence purchases)

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: info@elvey.co.za +27 11 401 6700


Forbatt SA

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): TD-3332H4-A1

Brand: TVT

* 32 channels, up to 8 MP input

* H.265/H.264 high profile compression format

* HDMI 4K output, true high-resolution display

* Supports NAT and QR code scanning by mobile phone

* Dual-stream technology for local storage with high definition, remote network transmission and remote surveillance with mobile device

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 32 cameras @ 8 MP

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

Hardware format: Rack mountableStandalone/desktop

Storage type: SATA x 4, maximum 8 TB per HDD

Video inputs: RJ45 10/100/1000 Mbps x 1

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

Camera video stream protocols: Standard H.265, H.264

Data export formats: AVI, proprietary

Alarm or analytics services: Object detection, exception, tripwire, intrusion, face detection, face match, crowd density, people intrusion, people counting

Integration with other systems: Time slice, time, event, tag, smart and target face picture database search

Licensing: None

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:Built-in face detection10 000 face picture database with 16 librariesFace picture searchFace picture comparison with whitelist and blacklist

Contact: sales@forbatt.co +27 11 469 3598


ADI Global Distribution, Sensor Security, Regal Distributors SA, Pinnacle

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): DS-7716NXI-I4/16P/4S

Brand: Hikvision

* False alarm filtering for up to 4-channel behaviour detection

* 256/200 Mbps bit rate input/output (up to 32-channel IP camera input)

* Up to 12 MP resolution recoding/live-view

* 12-channel 1080p decoding capability

* HDMI output at up to 4K resolution

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: Up to 16/32 channels

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 3840 x 2160

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS

Additional security features: Dual-OS design to ensure high system reliability; ANR technology to enhance storage reliability when the network is disconnected

Hardware format: Rack mountableStandalone/desktop

Storage type: Up to 8 TB capacity for each HDD

Video inputs: 16 independent gigabit PoE network interfaces

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

Alarm or analytics services: False alarm filtering for up to 4-channel behaviour detection

Integration with other systems: VMS

Licensing: 3 years

Contact: Jade Wang wangqi7@hikvision.com +27 60 441 3111


ADI Global Distribution, Sensor Security, Regal Distributors SA, Pinnacle

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): iDS-9632NXI-I8/8F(B)

Brand: Hikvision

* Powerful face pictures library management, face pictures comparison and alarm linkage actions

* Search by picture supported

* More precise face recognition and analytics based on deep learning algorithm

* Up to 16-channel decoding at 1080p resolution

* HDMI output at up to 4K resolution

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 64

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 12 MP

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Android; iOS

Additional security features: 8-channel face pictures comparison alarm, alarm linkage actions (recording, audio warning, notify surveillance centre, send email)

Hardware format: Rack mountableStandalone/desktop

Storage type: Up to 10 TB capacity for each HDD

Video inputs: 2 x RJ-45 10/100/1000 Mbps self-adaptive Ethernet interface

Camera configuration & management features: H.265/H.265+, H.264/H.264+, MPEG4

Alarm or analytics services: 8-channel face pictures comparison alarm, alarm linkage actions (recording, audio warning, notify surveillance centre, send email)

Contact: Jade Wang wangqi7@hikvision.com +27 60 441 3111


Reditron

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): NVR5216-8P-I

Brand: Dahua

* 16-channel IP video access

* Up to 16-channel perimeter protection

* Up to 4-channel video stream face recognition

* Up to 24 face pictures/second processing

* Up to 20 face databases with 100 000 face images in total

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 1080p

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 128

Hardware format: Standalone/desktop

Storage type: 2 x SATA 3 ports, up to 8 TB capacity for each HDD

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

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

Data export formats: AVI, JPEG

Alarm or analytics services: Detection of face gender, age, glasses, beard, mask; vehicle colour, model, logo, licence plate; human top style and colour, bottom style and colour, hat, bag

Integration with other systems: ONVIF 2.4, SDK, CG

Licensing: None

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:4-channel alarm input, 2-channel relay output

Contact: Brett Lalin brett.lalin@reditron.co.za +27 87 802 2288


Reditron

Artificial intelligence appliance: VMA-AIA1-CG2-EU Model A20

Brand: Avigilon

* Preloaded and configured with Avigilon’s self-learning video analytics technology, pre-configured for quick and easy setup in Control Center software

* High-capacity video analytics processing supports up to 8 MP resolution

* Supports Avigilon and third-party non-analytics enabled cameras

* On-board GPU hardware allows Avigilon Appearance Search to be enabled out of the box

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 80 x 1 MP cameras

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 35 x 5 MP cameras @ 15 fps / 46 x 2 MP cameras at 25 fps

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: Unlimited using Enterprise Edition software, 10 on Standard Edition, 2 on Core Edition

Additional security features: Active Directory import, Windows user authentication, two-factor authentication, password strength meter

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: No internal storage

Video inputs: 4 x 1 GbE RJ-45 ports (1000Base-T), up to 80 inputs via network switches

Camera configuration & management features: Video analysis for non-analytics cameras, Avigilon appearance search support on any ACC system, support for enterprise scalability

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

Data export formats: Native, AVI, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, print image, PDF, WAV via client software

Alarm or analytics services: Objects in area, loitering, crossing beam, appears or enters area, not present in area, enter area, leave area, stops in area, direction violated, camera tampering

Integration with other systems: Integrates with Avigilon Control Center – compatible with Enterprise Edition 6 and 7. Third-party camera support

Licensing: Once off licensing

Warranty: 3 to 5 years, with on-site parts delivery

Contact: Brett Lalin brett.lalin@reditron.co.za +27 87 802 2288


Regal Distributors SA

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): Hikvision

Brand: Regal Distributors SA

* 16-channel AcuSense NVR

* False alarm filtering for 4 channels of behaviour detection

* 256 Mbps incoming bandwidth

* 4 SATA bays

* 16/4 alarm inputs/outputs

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: 32

Additional security features: User authentication, forced password changes

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: SATA, 8 TB

Video inputs: 2 x RJ-45 10/100/1000 Mbps self-adaptive Ethernet interfaces

Camera configuration & management features: Plug-and-play PoE Ports, IPv4, IPv6, DHCP Server, NTP Server, UPnP

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

Data export formats: MPEG4

Alarm or analytics services: Supports multiple VCA events, false alarm filtering for 4 channels of behaviour analysis, smart search and smart playback for improved video playback efficiency

Integration with other systems: Smart search and VMS platform integration

Warranty: 3 years

Additional information:New GUI design, dual-OS design to ensure high system reliability, ANR technology to enhance storage reliability

Contact: Michael Collier michael.collier@regalsecurity.co.za +27 11 553 3300


UTC Fire and Security SA

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): TruVision

Brand: UTC Fire and Security SA

* Linux embedded plug-and-play configuration

* Up to 160 Mbps camera recording bandwidth

* Up to 16 IP channels

* Up to 16 embedded PoE camera ports

* PoE-af and PoE-at support

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: 16

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 1080p

Remote management & viewing apps/technologies: Web browser interface

Maximum number of concurrent users: Unlimited

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: SATA, up to 24 TB

Video inputs: Up to 16 channels PoE

Camera configuration & management features: Linux embedded plug-and-play configuration

Camera video stream protocols: H.264, H.265, MPEG-4, ONVIF, PSIA, RTSP, RTSP Custom

Integration with other systems: Embedded alarm receiver module connects to up to three Interlogix IP intrusion panels that report in SIA or XSIA format

Licensing: TruVision Navigator licence-free client/host or standalone application

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Sumeshree Moodley sales.ssa@fs.utc.com +27 11 579 7300


Veracitech

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): XProtect

Brand: Milestone

* With XProtect Corporate, Expert, Professional+ and Professional there are no restrictions on the number of cameras or other types of hardware devices that can be added, making these ideal for mid-sized and larger installations

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: Unlimited

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 20 MP

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: Unlimited

Additional security features: Windows Active Directory

Hardware format: Rack mountable

Storage type: 192 TB per server (SATA RAID 6)

Video inputs: 4x 10 GB LAN NIC

Camera configuration & management features: Camera configuration and setup from within Milestone

Camera video stream protocols: H.264, H.265, MPEG4, MJPEG, JPEG2000

Data export formats: AVI, WMV, JPEG

Alarm or analytics services: Video analytics, advanced motion and intrusion detection, licence plate recognition, map function

Integration with other systems: SDK available for various integrations with other systems

Licensing: Up-front purchase with annual subscription/service

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Alvin Flaum alvin@veracitech.co.za +27 82 443 2147


Veracitech

Network Video Recorder (IP cameras supported only): HDNVR

Brand: Avigilon

* Various platforms available (multi-server, multi-platform per site): Enterprise: up to 1800 Mbps throughput and 192 TB; Standard: up to 900 Mbps throughput and 48 TB; Value: up to 384 Mbps throughput and 18 TB; Appliances: up to 256 Mbps throughput and 24 TB

Embedded or PC based: &embeddedorpc;

Maximum number of cameras supported: Unlimited

Maximum video resolution across all channels simultaneously: 29 MP

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

Maximum number of concurrent users: Unlimited

Hardware format: Rack mountableStandalone/desktop

Storage type: 192 TB per server (SATA RAID 6)

Video inputs: 4x 10 Gb LAN NIC

Camera configuration & management features: Windows Active Directory

Camera video stream protocols: HDSM, H.264, MPEG4, MJPEG, JPEG2000

Data export formats: HDSM, AVI, WMV, JPEG

Alarm or analytics services: Advanced motion and intrusion detection, licence plate recognition, unusual motion detection, human and vehicle classification, AI for content-based video search and appearance search

Integration with other systems: XMP-Babylon and Gallagher access integration available

Licensing: Once-off purchase

Warranty: 3 years

Contact: Alvin Flaum alvin@veracitech.co.za +27 82 443 2147






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