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  • ...2018, as Western Digital received 59% of integrator responses, and Seagate was preferred by 28%: WD's lead increased slightly from 2018, but not to its peak of 65% in 2016. Integrators preferring...
  • ... A WD Purple 6TB drive is ~$160-$170, down from ~$180-190 in 2019, and ~$240 in 2016, a ~30-34% drop...
  • Selecting DW Vs NX? on Jun 01, 2020
    ...already used too (and satisfied) NX on different site, never provide them both, but I'm familiar with WD my self. there is any reason to offer WD? or it the same and will be cross-compatible and whats...
  • Bosch presented its MIC 7100 Extreme PTZs at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside...
  • ... This is ~10x more expensive per-byte than surveillance grade hard drives from WD or Seagate in an NVR, which costs ~$25-$35 per TB. Using edge storage can eliminate the cost of...
  • ...microSD Micron specifies the i300 for 2 million hours MTTF, which is double the specified MTTF for a WD Purple hard drive, IPVM integrators' favorite hard drive. Micron says the i300 with 1TB capacity...
  • Exacq Hard Drive Help? on Mar 13, 2020
    ... I'm lead to believe Exacq's hard drives are PL'd WD Purple...If that's the case can I replace the existing drives with a WD Purple WD101PURZ (10TB...
  • ...Infinova Managers "Out of Loop" on PRC Government Move iOmniscient Touts Drone Facial Recognition WD and Seagate No Longer Touting Hikvision/Dahua Integrations A few clear themes emerged: A...
  • ... Additionally, the cameras we purchased use Western Digital WD Purple SD card for local storage. Our 40-day storage option uses a 256GB capacity...
  • ... For example, a WD Purple 6TB drive is ~$180-190 today, while in 2016 it cost ~$240, a 20-25% drop. Future Plans...
  • ...drives are used in "the majority" of Hikvision NVRs for storage, a rep told IPVM at Intersec, where a WD/Hikvision collaboration with the WD Purple surveillance-optimized hard drive was on prominent...
  • ...  OEM on the cameras and NVR software - anyone know? Found promotional for WD ReadyView bundle in spam filter today with links to Micro Center and WD.  Bundle is 4 cameras,...
  • ...were a distinct minority, but a small number did cite them for reasons of flexibility or price: "WD Purple drives, and custom built by us servers. The drives seem to work well and we build all of...
  • Hi!I was asked to test our current lineup of drives (WD purple 1TB-6TB) for how many camera's 1 of these can take.I then decided to add in the 10-12TB...
  • Intersec 2019 Show Report on Jan 23, 2019
    ...Chinese” Megvii/Face++ Has Its Own "Skynet" Pelco wants second chance Genetec responds to Huawei WD and Hikvision Hikvision Cybersecurity Presentation No-Show Huawei AI - Beards Are Masks Major...
  • Has anyone seen this yet? It looks like WD has released a surveillance grade micro SD card. 
  • I was looking up cost on some drives for a proposal and noticed that the WD Purple NV 6TB drive is DOUBLE the cost from last year. WTH is going on?
  • ...like to know what is the actual difference between Purple drives compared to the enterprise drives like Wd Gold/Seagate constellation etc. There is change in MTBF yes,but other than that both have...
  • ...have read a few discussions on IPVM on adding storage to other series of recorders and using standard WD Purple drives in non Raid applications. My question is, are the WD purple drives also...
  • ...  For storage, would you guys recommend RAID 5, 6, or 10?  What hard drives would you suggest?  WD Purple?  WD Red?  WD Gold?  Something else?  I plan to use 8+ drives but the server can handle...
  • ...Hi Guys Any additional info on this question, I was asking a CCTV supplier why they preferred to use WD RE4 & WD Gold drives I know they are enterprise level drives , longer life etc , more...
  • We just added drag and drop of images into discussions. It's straightforward enough but an...
  • ... We have been using WD Purple drives such as the WD20PURX in 2TB. We have an opportunity to lower our costs...
  • ... To this point we are considering: WD Red WD Purple WD Gold Seagate IronWolf Seagate SkyHawk What would you like to see tested?...
  • ..." "Recently we upgraded an older system from 2TB WD RE drive to 6 TB WD Purple drives. We'll see if they last." Reasons For Not Using Larger...
  • WD Buys Sandisk on Oct 21, 2015
    Probably to get at their NAND manufacturing capability, The Register suggests. $19 Billion.
  • Milestone Arcus VMS Tested on Oct 21, 2015
    ... Based on a recent partnership between WD and Milestone, Milestone's Arcus VMS is offered as an application that can run on WD's MyCloud...
  • The WD Purple NV, in which their secret sauce is even saucier, or something. It still comes with...
  • ..." At least according to Tom's Hardware, which just released their test results benchmarks of WD's Purple and Seagate Surveillance hard drives. Overall, deciding between the Purple and the...