Average Video Surveillance Storage Duration Statistics 2021

By John Scanlan, Published Oct 13, 2021, 10:50am EDT

With advances in smart codecs and falling storage cost has the average storage duration changed since our 2017 statistics? And if so, how much?

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More than 200 integrators answered:

For your new video systems, what is the average storage duration / time (e.g., days, weeks, months, years)?

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

Note: This report is the successor to studies done in 2017 and 2012.

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"30 ****" ***** ****** ** *** *** **** *********

***** ** ******* *** highest ****** ********* ** our ****** **** ****, it ********* ** * percentage ****** ******** ** 2017, **** **% ** 60%. **** ********** *** accounted *** ** ********* in "* ***** ** less" (*%) *** "* months ** ****" (*%).

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** ***, ******, *** average ******* *********** *********.

Key ******

** ***** ******* *** themes ***** ***** ******* storage *****:

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  • * ***** ** ****: Small ************ ** ***** Requirements
  • * ****** ** ****: Driven ** ******** *****
  • **** *** *********** *** Major *******

30 **** ** ******* ** "********"

******* *********** ********* **** 30 **** ** *** industry "********" *** **** often ******** ** *********.

  • "**** *'** ****** ***** is **** *** ******** standard ** * *****. If *** ** *** identify ** ***** *** review ******* ****** * month, ** ** ****** either * ***** ***** or *** *********** ****** to ***********. *******, *** that ****** *** ********* marijuana *****, ** *** last * ***** ** we've ***** *** ************, the ******* *********** ********* to *** ********* *** inspectors ** ***** * months."
  • "** **** ***** ** be **** ** ***** for. ***** ***** ********** as ** ***, ** is **** *** **** reason ** * ********. It *** ********* ** reduced **** ******* ** event ************* ** **********."
  • "*** *** ******* *** average ** **** *** customers ******* ** ** days. **** ** ** 14 *** **** *** price ** ******* ****** down ** ** *** average. ** *** ******* more ******** *** ** days ******* **** ***** but *** ** ***** as **."
  • "** **** ** ****** typical. *** **** **** I've **** ******** *** more ** **** ***** is * ********** ***********"
  • "********* ** **** ** the ******** ********"
  • "*** ****** ******* ***** if ** *** * problem ****** ** ****"
  • "** **** ** *** most ******* ******* ** days ** **’* * retailer **** *** ** worry ***** ****** **** chargebacks"
  • "** **** ** *** most ******, ** ****** have ******** *** **** or ****."
  • "********* ********* **** ** days."

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**** ****** ************, ********** in ******:

  • "*** ******* ** ******** for *** ************* ** about * ** * weeks ** ********** ***** high ********** *********. *******, according ** ***** ***, for *******, **** ******** establishments (********, *********) **** keep * ***** ** recording **** **** ******, including *****, ** *** physical ******."
  • "(**) - ******** ** still ** **** - some ******* ** ** days *** ********** - we *** ****** ** educate ******* **** ** be **** ********* **** may **** **** * days ** * **** - ************* **** *********** are ***** * ***** behind ********** / ********** and **** ******* ******* 31 **** ******* ******* why - * ****** consultant **** ** ********* is * ****** ***** and *** **** ** - ***** *** **** very **** **** *** there - *** *** average ******** *** ********."
  • "********* ** *** *** in *** ********, ** Panama, *** ***** ****** for **** * **** 365 ****, *** *** the ********, * ******, 180 ****, ** ***** segments, ** **** *** depends ** *** ******** threats, *****"
  • "** *** ****** [******], this ** ******* ** law, *** **'* * 30-day *******"
  • "** ****. ********* ** law ** ********."
  • "***** *** [******] ********** a ******* ** ** days *** ******* **** a ****** ****."

Duration ******* ** ******** ************

************, ******* *********** ********* that ** **** *** their *******, *** **** often ****** ******** ********* on *** ******** ************.

  • "** **** ******* *******, although **'** ****** **** and **** ****** ** 90 **** *** ******** industries (******** ** ***) requiring * **** ****."
  • "*, ** ** *** days. ***** * ** most ***** ****, *** focus ** *** ********."
  • "** **** ** ****** typical, ****** ** ***** get ******** *** ** to ** **** ********* on ******** *********** *** be ** ****."
  • "** **** - ** days *** ********* ************ or */ ***"
  • "** ********* ** ******** from * ***** (*******) to * ******, ********* on **** *** ****** wants. ** ******* ******** 500GB *** ****** *** motion ********* ******** ********."
  • "** **** ** *** most ******* ******* ** days ** **’* * retailer **** *** ** worry ***** ****** **** chargebacks"
  • "******** ** ** ****. Some ******* ******* ***** goes ** ** ** days."
  • "** ****** ** ************ per ********. *'** **** 30 ****, ** ****, 90 **** ** **** storage **** * **** cold ******* ************."

~2 ***** ** ****

*** ***** ********* *** weeks ** ****, ***** was ** ***** ***** in ******* *****, **** some ****** ** *** their ******* *** *** pointing *** ** *** due ** ***** ******* small ********/*********** ******** ****.

  • "* ***** *******. ** mostly ** ***** ********** and ***********"
  • "********* **-**** ******* ** what ** ****** *** what *** ******* *******."
  • "*** * *** ******, we *** ** ***** with * ***** (** days) ****** ********* ****** by *** ********."

****** *** **** ******* out ********* *********** ******** retention ****:

********* *** ****** * maximum ** ***** **** retention ****. **** ** what ** ***** *** customers. ** ** ***** months ** ***** *** payment ********* ** ************ involving **-****** (*******, ******* etc.)

~3 ****** ** ****

***** ********* * ****** or **** ********* ********** or ******** ****** ************.

  • "** ****, *** ********* on *** *** ** the ********, ** ******, the ***** ****** *** ATMS * **** *** days, *** *** *** branches, * ******, *** days, ** ***** ********, 90 **** *** ******* on *** ******** *******, needs"
  • "**** ** *** ******* require * ** **** retention *** ********** *** for * ***** ****."
  • "* ****** ** ******* with ** ****-**** *********, when ** *** ** we ***** **** *** motion ********* ** *** due ** *** *********** AI *****."

Cost *** *********** *** ***** *******

****** **** ***** ** which **** *********** ***** the **** ** ******* as * ********** ** storage ********, ** **** only *** *********** ********* cost. *********, ***** *.*** and ***** ***** ***** continue ** ****, ** integrators ********* ***** *** as ****** ** ****** on *** ****** ** their ******* ********.

Related ******* *******

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Comments (11)

  • "*** ******* ** ******** for *** ************* ** about * ** * weeks ** ********** ***** high ********** *********. *******, according ** ***** ***, for *******, **** ******** establishments (********, *********) **** keep * ***** ** recording **** **** ******, including *****, ** *** physical ******."

*** ****'* *****! *** big *** ******* **** gambling ************** ** *****? I **** *** *** in ******, ** **** two *******, ***** **** cameras ***. *** *** all ******* *** ******** for ******, *** ****, I ***'* ******* ****** to **** *** ***** of **********. *** ************ operators (***** ***** *******) would ********* **** ***.

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** ** *****, ***** did ** **** **** from ** ***** ****?

* ***** ** ******* with **** ***** **** in *** **** **'* and ***** **'*.

******* *******, "** *** make **** ********** ****** by ******** **** *** tape **** ******* * to **. ****** *** correct **** ****** **** the *** ** *** month *** ***** ******. Problem ******!"

**** **** ********* **** much **** ******* **** too!

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** ** *****, ***** did ** **** **** from ** ***** ****?

* **** ********. **** some ***** "************", ** probably **** *** ** the **** ************ ******** factory **** ******* ** hits **** "*.*** ***** won't ** ********** ** court" ** "***** ** 'real ****' *****".

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** *** ** **** from * *********** ** our ***** **********. **** mostly ******* ** ***** America. ** ****** ** other *******.

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* ******* ** *** just ****...* **** ***** figure. ** ****, *** month. ****** **** ** go **** * *** for **** ********* **** don't *** ******** **** quick. ****** **** *** those ****** **** ****** how ** *** ** to *** ***, ** check *** *******. ****** time *** ***** ****** that ****** *** ** save *******.

**** * ****** * guess.

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*'* *** **** ***** 30 ****, **** ***** like * **********, ***** number. *******, ** **** many ********* **** ***** 90 **** ** ***** that ******* *** *** systems. **** ****** *** to ** **** ****** of **** ** ***** to ******* *** **** deal **** * ****** card *******. (** **** or ** *** * customer ** *** ***** bill, **** * ****** of ***** *** **** to **** *** ****** card ******* *** **** a **** ** *** for *** ****** **** company ** *** ** touch **** *** ********. Then ***** * ****** of ***** ** ** a ******.)

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* *****. **** ** my ******** *** **** than ** **** ******* the ***** ** ********* is **** ****** **** a *&* ** *** office ******** ** ** the ******* *** ***** they **** ***** ****** quickly.

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********** **** (*** ***). 21 ****. *** ***** team ******* *** ******* and ** *** * number **** ******* ** ample **** ** *** footage ******** ******* ******* for ** ************ ****** of ****.

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** ***** ** *********** to **** *** ********* of ********* **** ********** focuses **. * ***** storage ************ ****** ** vertical *** *** ** much ** ******* ****. I ** ***** ******* storage ****** ********** ********* and ******** *** *** record ** ****** *********.

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**** ** ****** ** around ** ****. * can ******** **** ** Kuwait ****** *** ***** requirements *** *** ****.

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** ****?? ** *** a **** ********* ******** and ******* ** **** of **-*** ******* ** all *** ******* **** is *** *.*.

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