Anyone using Synology Rackstations for VMS storage expansion?
What are you guys using for big storage? I have a site with approx 150 cameras and growing. currently have DW Spectrum VMS running on HP servers. but being that they only come in 1-2U models these days, expanding on storage for longer retention is proving to be really expensive.
Customer is looking to have 6 months of recording available at all times. we currently have around 50TB that allows us to keep around 45 days of history. So...according to my calculations, I'm going to need around 200TB of usable storage. My options are either to go with 3-4 stacked 2U HP servers, or to look at other options such as the Synology Rackstation RS2818RP+ NAS with expansion chassis', (attached via iSCSI to the VMS server)
What have been your experiences?
ps. I tried using the value series rackstation RS816 connected over the lan but was receiving errors about not having enough speed for recording to that share...