Favorite Video Surveillance Hard Drive Manufacturer 2018

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Nov 06, 2018

Who is the favorite hard drive for video surveillance use?

150+ integrators answered:

What is your preferred brand/model of hard drive for video recording? Why do you prefer this drive?

In this report, we share detailed findings, including trends and explanations of what and why integrators preferred what they did.

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favorite hard drive manufacturers

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favorite hard drive manufacturers comparison 1

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western digital hard drive usage 2018

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  • "******* ******* ****** ****** *** *** ******. **** ** *** to *** ******** *** **** *** *** ******* ********* *****. Server ***** ****** *** ******** *** ****** ****** *** ******** use."
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  • "******* ******* *** ***. **** *** *** ******. **** ****. 6TB **** ****."
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western digital drive comparisons

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  • "*******. ** **** ***** *******. ** ** ***** ****** **** most ** *** ***** ********* ********* *** ******* *** *** manufacturer"
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  • "** ****** *** *** **** *** *** ****** ** ** install *** ******* *** *** ** *** *********."
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