Integration simplifies management of petabytes of storage for the most
data-intensive surveillance environments
OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW/ - March Networks® (TSX: MN), a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, today
announced that the company's Command™ video management platform is now fully interoperable with high-density storage appliances from DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world's largest privately-held information storage company.
The integrated solution delivers massive scalability and petabytes of
video storage - all easily managed using Command's intuitive, web-based
Many applications are using more multi-megapixel cameras at high frame
rates, and requiring more than the typical 30 days of video storage.
The combination of Command's scalability and the DDN SFA10000 Storage Platform allows customers to quickly expand their surveillance network from
hundreds to tens of thousands of IP cameras and edge devices. DDN
storage options scale from 80 TB to multi-petabytes off a single RAID
engine, enabling customers to reduce datacenter footprints, and cut
energy and cooling costs by as much as 40 percent.
"The adoption of megapixel cameras in the market is driving the need for
higher scalability and reliability of achieved video," said Fabrizio
Colciago, Chief Technology Officer, March Networks. "After evaluating a
number of options, we selected DDN for its best-in-class real-time
storage solution for single or multi-site enterprise-class
applications. The combination of our technologies offers the robust
capabilities that customers have been seeking for quite some time."
"We are excited to partner with March Networks, which has a rich
heritage in video networking and is recognized industry-wide for its
strong video management solutions," said Harvey Kohli, DDN's Vice
President of Business Development for IP Surveillance Business Unit.
"Command's scalable software provides customers with a sophisticated,
web-based interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. By
combining Command with award-winning DDN technology, customers now can
access video content with speed and certainty, within an infrastructure
that is both extremely scalable and efficient."
About March Networks
March Networks® (TSX:MN) is a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions. For
close to a decade, the company has helped some of the world's largest
commercial and government organizations transition from traditional
CCTV to networked video surveillance used for advanced security, loss
prevention and risk mitigation. VideoSphere®, the company's enterprise-class video management portfolio, includes
open-platform VMS software complemented by high-definition IP cameras,
encoders, video analytics and recording platforms, as well as
outstanding professional and managed services. March Networks systems
are delivered through an extensive distribution and partner network and
currently support over one million channels of video in more than 50
countries. For more information, please visit www.marchnetworks.com.
About DataDirect Networks
DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the world's largest privately held
information storage company. We are the leading provider of data
storage and processing solutions and services that enable content-rich
and high growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of
systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises
to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our
customers include the world's leading online content and social
networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life
sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence
organizations. Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments
worldwide, DDN's solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in
the world's most scalable datacenters to ensure competitive business
advantage for today's information powered enterprise. For more
information, go to www.ddn.com or call +1-800-TERABYTE (837-2298).
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