Cloud Video Surveillance Storage Usage 2021

By John Scanlan, Published Oct 28, 2021, 09:31am EDT

With VSaaS' growing fast, have more integrators adopted cloud storage? In our 2018 survey, 96% of integrators said they rarely or never used it, but have expanded options led to increased usage?

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More than 200 integrators answered:

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

In this report, we examine statistics based on responses from integrators and examine the trends they reveal.

Cloud ******* ***** ***** *** *** ********* *************

***** ***** ******* ******* low, **** ~**% ** respondents ***** ** ************ or *****.

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*******, *** ********** ***** cloud ******* *** ********* significantly, ** ****** ** percentage ******, **** *% to **%.

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Key ******

***** **** **** *** themes ** ********** *********:

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High ****

**** *** **** ********** cited ** * ******** of ***** ***** ******* for *****:

  • "*% ** **** ***** it * ****** ** different ***** *** ** pitch ** ** ** option *** ** ***** the ********* ********* ** back ** ** ****** archiver. * ***** *** recurring **** ** *** biggest *********."
  • "**** ***** *********** ***** have * ***** ******* components. ***** *******, **'** seeing **** ****** ********* for **** ****. **** driving ****** ** *** high **** *** *******/****** and ******* *********."
  • "****. ********* ** ** not **** ******* **** want ** *** *** and ******** **** *** a ****** ***** ******** connection."
  • "**** *** ********* *-** dont **** ********* **** when **** *** ******** hardware"
  • "*. ** **** ** not *** ** ***** cost ********* *** * good ********. ******* ** do *** ****, *** client **** ***** *** back ** * ** 9 ******."
  • "*%: *** **** ** convince ****** ******* [******** US] ** *** * recurring ***."
  • "****, ***** * * the ***** *** *** I ***'* **** *** to ****** *** **, I ** *** *** it.
  • "****** ***** ******* ** usually *** ********** *** too *********"
  • "*% **** **** ********* interest *** ***'* **** to *** *** **"
  • "****. ********* *********** *** cost. *'** **** ** value ***."
  • "*%. ***** ******* ********* to ** *** "*********" and ********* *** **** clients."
  • "**** ** *** ********* will *** ***** *******. Many *** ********** *** don't **** ** *** for *** ******* *** bandwidth."
  • "** **** **** *%. Cloud ********* ** *********, but ***** ****** ** preferred ******* ** *** portability."
  • "**% ******* ** *** cost *******, ******* *** the *** ** * more **** ********* ***."
  • "**** *******. ***** ******* is * ****. ********* unreliable **********."
  • "****, ***** ******* ** still *** ********* ** justify ** *********."
  • "*%. ***** ******* ** slower *** **** *********."
  • "****, ** ** ***** expensive"
  • "*%. *** *********."

Bandwidth ********

**** *********** **** ********* bandwidth *********** ** ********** them **** ******** ***** storage:

  • "*** *********** *** ****** 25 ******* *** ****. Some ***** *** *** large ** ******** ******* cloud ******* *** ** bandwidth ** ****** ********** cameras."
  • "*%. ** ********* *** video ** *** ***** scale."
  • "**** *** **** ***** storage. ***** ** **** up * *** ** bandwidth *** *********. **** of *** ********* ** work **** ***** ** have ** **** ***/***. If ******** **** **** and ** ****** ****. No *****."
  • "* ***** ******* *** to ********* ************"
  • "*%. ********* ** *** sufficient *** **** ** our *************"
  • "* ***, ****** ***** sites **** **** **** 10 *******. ********* ** always * ******* ** many ** *** *** options ** **** **** do *** ***** *********** service *****"
  • "** ** *** *** cloud *******. ** ******** decent ****** ** ****** bandwidth *** *** ******* costs *** ****** **** just ******* ** ******. We ***** ******** ***** storage *** ****** ********* with **** *** ** two ******* *** **'** not *** ** ** installations **** **** ***."
  • "*% ********* *** ******** in *********** ***** *****, but, ***** ** *********** recording ** *******. ******** bandwidth ** **** ****** sites ***** ***** ******* for ***** *******."
  • "** ****** *** ***** of ***** ** *** incipient ******* *** **** internet *********** *** **** the *******, ********* *** bigger ******"
  • "**** **** *%. ** Cloud ****** ** ****, internet ********* ***'* ***** or ******** ****** ****** it ** **** *** at * ******* **** is *** **** ********* against ***** *********."
  • "****, ********* *********** ** the ********** ******."
  • "*% *** ********* *** unreliable ** ******** ***** in *********."
  • "*** ********* / ***** is ****** ** *** country *** *** ******." [India]

Security ********/********* ** ****

*******, **** *********** **** mentioned ******** ******** *** customers' ********** ** ******** ownership ** ***** **** as ********* ** ***** storage.

  • "****...... ******* ******* ***** why. *** ***** ***** Eye ***** ***.... *** my ********* *** ********* to **** ********* ** there ****......** **** ***** cloud ***** ******* *** you *** **** ****. But *** **** ******* when *** ***'* *** the ****. **** ***** cloud ***** ******* ******** is **** ** **** as *** ********** *** doesn't **** ******** ***** backdoor. **** ***** ********* can ** ********* ** give **** **** **** without * ***** *****. Once ***** *** ***'* own **** ****."
  • "*%. ***** ** ***** not ***% ******, *****'* a ******** ** *****-**-******* in ***** ** ** who **** *** *** has ****** ** *** video, *** ******** *********** are ***** ***% ********, no ****** **** *** manufacturer ***** ***."
  • "*** ** ************ ******** and ******** ******, ** do *** *** ***** storage. ** *****, **** users *** ****** **** the ***** **** ** leaked ** *** ******* world. *********, ***** *** negative ***** *** *****."
  • *%. ** ****, *** customers ****** ** ******* solutions. **** *** ******** concerns *** * ****** for *** ****** ** cloud *******."
  • "*% - ** ****** against ** ** ** still *** **** ****** be ********. **** ******* would **** ** ********* bandwidth (******** ** *** is *** ***** *******). A ***** ******** ** our ****** **** *** allow ***** ******* ****."
  • "*%. *** ********* (***********/******) do *** ***** ***** storage. **** **** ** be ***** ** *** equipment ******* ** *** CCTV ******"
  • "slowly *********** *****. **** want **** ******* ** the ****."
  • "** *** **** ***** storage *** ** *** vast ******** ** ****. Security ** **** * factor ***** ** **** control ** ****** ** the ****** ****."
  • "****- *** ******** ***** is *** *****"
  • "** *** **** ***** storage *** ** *** vast ******** ** ****. Security ** **** * factor ***** ** **** control ** ****** ** the ****** ****."
  • "****, *** ******* ***** on ******** ****** *** cyber ******** *******."
  • "*% ******** ********"
  • "****. *** ****** ********."

Positive *****

***** *** ** ***** trend ** ********* **** those *** **** ***** video ******* * ******** of *** ****. *********** mentioned ***********, **********, *** handling ***** ******* ** data.

  • "**% ******* ***** *** to *** **** **** to *** *******. ** provides *** ***********, **** of ******, *** ********** for ********."
  • "*** * ***'* **** to ***** ***** **** ups ** ******* ******* of ****, **** *** price, **/* ******* *** warranty ** *** ********. bit ****** ****, *** better ***** ** ****"
  • "**%. ***** ******* ****** the ******** ** *** his ****** ***** ** a ******* *******, ****** among ** **** ******* or ***** ** ** determines. **** ***** *** from *** *** ****** of ******** ******* ******* from ******* *********. ***** storage ****** *** ******* and *** **** ** it ** ** ******, AND ****** ******** **** different *******."
  • "****** **%, ** ***** use **** *** *** legal ********** **** *** want ** *** **** agreements **** ** **** because ** ********* *******..."
  • "***% ****** *** *** we *****/****** *** ***** (lower *** *** ***, higher ***********) ***'* *** costly ***** ***, ** its ***** *** ********** those ****** ********* ******** that *** ******** ***** before *** ******* ** limitations **** **."
  • "***** **/**. ********* ** if *** ******* ** gov't ********** **** **** on **** *******. * have **** ********* * can't ******* **** ** cloud ******* **** ****** to ******* ** ** secure."
  • "**% *** ** *** high ****** ** ******* and *** ****** ** have **** ** *** last ****"

* *** *********** ********* smaller ********* ** ***** target ****** *** ***** storage, ***** ****** ********* remained **-*******.

  • "**% ** ****, **% VSaS (*****) **** **********. Lots ** ************* *** feeling *** *** ** deploy *** **** ** cloud ***** ****** ***'* see *** *****. **'* all ***** *** ********* scale, ************ *** ********** costs. ** *** **** 10k ** **** *******, these ***** ** ********* just ****'* ***** ** migrate ** *** ***** (not **** **** ****** could ****** ******* * direct ******* ** *** AWS/Azure ***********). ******* ********* 10-30 ******* *** *** home **** ***** ***."
  • "**% ***** ** % on ******* ******* ****** deployments *** ****** ** prem."
  • "**/** - *** ** have **** ******** ***** storage **** *** ******* deployments, *** ** *** mid ** ****** **** deployments **** ******* ** inhouse ********."

Comments (2)

*** ********* ** *** of ****. ***** ** just ******* ** **** in **** *****. ***** are ***** *** *****, but * ***** **'** ever ** *** ********.

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***** ******* ** *** way ** ** ***** bandwidth ** *** ****** is ***** ********* *** secure.

** **** ***** *******, Im ***** ** *** that **% ** ** competitors *** ********** ** something ****.

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