Cloud Video Storage Usage 2018

By: IPVM Team, Published on Oct 31, 2018

Storing email and documents in the cloud have long been common, with on-site email or file servers increasingly eliminated.

However, what about video surveillance? What percentage of new video surveillance deployments are integrators using cloud storage for?

150+ integrators answered this:

Cloud: In the past year what percentage of your new deployments use cloud storage? Why or why not cloud storage?

Their responses were nearly unanimous. In this note, we examine the statistics and the explanations from integrators.

******* ***** *** ********* in *** ***** **** long **** ******, **** on-site ***** ** **** servers ************ **********.

*******, **** ***** ***** surveillance? **** ********** ** new ***** ************ *********** are *********** ***** ***** storage ***?

***+ *********** ******** ****:

*****: ** *** **** year **** ********** ** your *** *********** *** cloud *******? *** ** why *** ***** *******?

***** ********* **** ****** unanimous. ** **** ****, we ******* *** ********** and *** ************ **** integrators.

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Almost *** *****

********* ******* **** ****** use *******. **** ***** those ********* *** ***** storage, **** ******** *% or ***** ** ***** deployments ******** ***** *******. Additionally, ** *********** ******* a ******** ** ************* used ***** *******, *** only *% ***** * 50/50 *****.

Reasons *** *** *****

*** ******** ** ********* from *********** ********* ****, limited ********* ***/** ********** Internet ************ ** *** reasons *** *** ***** cloud-based *******. *********** ******** both ***** *** ***** system *********** ** ********** for ***** *********:

  • "*% - **'* **** not ***** ***, ** least *** *** *********** applications ***** ** **** of *** ****. ***** one ** *** ****/**** cams, *** ****** **** the ******** ****** ** get ******* *** ****** complain. ** *** ***** to ***** $**-***/** *** a ********* ******** ********** to ****** ***** $*** cameras *** ***** *****."
  • "****. ***** **** ******* necessary ****/***** ****** *** serious (*****) *******. **** the ****** ** **** systems (********, ***** ***.) wont *** ***** **** technology *** ******** *******."
  • *% *** *********** ** cloud. **** *** ***********, even ***** ****, ***** not **** **** ***** storage ******* ** ********* limits. ** **** * couple ***** ***** ******** that **** **** **** the **** *** *****, but **'* ****. * large ********** ** *** much **** *** *****, and ** ***** *********** it's *** ***** ** to * ******** ** buy * *** ****** Internet ****. *** * guess ** **** * few *** *** ***** call "******* *****", ** this **** *** *** is ** * **** office *** * *** of * ******* ** about * ***** ********* record **** *** ******** back ** *** ***, but *** ******** ** aware ** *** ***********. (Dropped ***********, **** *** framerates.)"
  • "*** - *** * big ******* *** ** by ********* - ********** in ******* **** ******* IT ********** - **** of ********* ***** * major ******** ****** "
  • "*% ***** ********* *** require * **** *** reliable ******** **********, ***** is ******* ************ ********* in ******."
  • "*% **** **** ********. Storage ** ***** *** use ** ***** *** don't **** ** **** on * **** ******** connection. ** *** ** is **** ******** *** to *** *******. "
  • "** *** *** ***** any ***** ******* ** our ***** ********* ** this ****. ********* *** cloud ******* ***** **** been *********** ** **** point. "
  • "***** ********* ** *** too *********. *** ***** Eye ********, **** **** average ** $** *** month *** ****** *** 14 **** ** ***** resolution. "
  • "****. *********, **** **** consuming ** *********, *** requires ********** ** ** internet **********."
  • "****. ********* *** *********** issue. **** ** *** of ***** ****** ** not **********."
  • "*% **** ******** ** currently *** **** *** bandwidth ************ ******** *** uploads."
  • "****, ** **** *** used ** ** *** country ******** ** *** expensive"

********* ******* (** ***********?)

* ****** ** ********** responses ********* *** ************* the ***** ** *****-***** storage, ** ****** ********* that *** *** ***** that ** ******. ***** it ** ******** **** the ******* *** ********* that ***** *********** ***** aren't ***** *** ***** storage, *********** **** **** aren't ***** ** ********** is * **** **** VSaaS *************' ********* ** lacking:

  • "*%. * ***'* *** any ********* ** ***** storage *** ******* *************."
  • "****. ** **** *** seen * ******* ** using ***** *******."
  • "**** ** ****. ***** not **** **** **** a ******** ** *** experience. ***** ****. "
  • "* *****'* ******* *** how ** **** ***** storage."
  • "* ***'* *** *** product **** ******** ** and ** *** ********* by **."
  • "*%, ********* *** ****** of *** *****."
  • "***** ** ***'* *** cloud *******. ******** *** not **** ***** ***** it."

**** * ******** ******** of ********* *******

****** *** ** *** responses ***** **** **** 2 ******** ** ********* fees ** * ******** feature, ****** ****** ** responses ****** ********* *** as * ********:

  • "** ***'* **** **** much *****, *** **** we ** ***** **** of **** *** ******* Eagle ***. ** **** the ********** ** ********* remote ****** *** *** commercial ******* ******* *** cloud ***** ***********. *** RMR ** **** ** have ** ****."
  • "** ******* *** ******* it’s **********, *** * monthly ***, ***’* **** to ***** ***** ************** "

Contrast ** ***** ***** **********

******* **** **** ********** show ****~**% ** *********** **** VSaaS. *******, ***** ******* are ** **** **** these ** **** ***** who **** ***** ********* do *** **** **** of ** *** ** the ****** **** **, largely **** *** ******* locally ****** ***** **** is **** ******* ** the *****, *** ********* stored *****.

Comments (5)

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*** ** **** ****** sometime **** ** *** near ******, *** ******* should **** ** ** ready *** **.

**** ***** *** ***********, SQL, *** **** *******? Are ***** ***** ******* in *** *****, **** storage **** ** ****? Or ** **** **** to **** ********?

****, **** *** *** application, *** *** **** servers, ** *** **** those ********* ** ***** as ******** ** * video ************ ** ******** system? ** *** **** the ***** (*.*., ******** systems), ********* ***** ******** are ******** **** *** overall ******** ******.

*** *****. ** **** of ** ******* ***. 

******* *** ***** **-******* while ********* **** ** cloud ******* (*** ***/******** analysis, ***** *** *************/******, and *********** ***********) ** a ***** ********. ** your ***** ** *************** between ***** ***** ******* and ***** ******* ** a ***** ***. (** I'm **** ***** *** we ***** ** **** decoupling)

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