Press Release – 2014/2/26
PROMISE Technology Addresses Needs of IP Video Surveillance Market with New, Enhanced Vess A2000 Storage Appliance
Key Highlights Include Enhanced Integration with Security Partners and a New Planning Tool for Determining the Requirements of Surveillance Projects
MILPITAS, Calif. and HSINCHU, Taiwan – February 26, 2014 – PROMISE Technology, Inc., a leading developer of high-performance storage solutions optimized for the requirements of video surveillance, today updated their Vess A2000 Series NVR storage appliance to deliver greater support for the industry’s top Video Management Software (VMS) solutions, provide up to double the performance throughput for HD (1280×720) video in RAID6 configurations, and offer support for the new PROMISE Surveillance Solution Planner tool which helps determine the overall installation requirements of a given project.
PROMISE has partnered with many VMS vendors for this service release by certifying the Vess A2000 appliance with the top solutions in the industry, including applications from AxxonSoft, Genetec, ONSSI, SeeTec, and Milestone Systems, while also adding support for Windows Server 2008 R2. With a new operating system supported and a broad range of VMS validated, it offers customers more possibilities when building surveillance deployments. Additionally, the Vess A2000 Series now supports the Milestone XProtect plug-in which allows users to manage the Vess A2000 series via the management user interface of XProtect. The PROMISE WebPAM ProE management graphic user interface is embedded in the Milestone XProtect application environment and runs as an integrated part of the software and its client applications, making it significantly more convenient for users to manage their storage.
The update to the Vess A2000 appliance includes support for the new PROMISE Surveillance Solution Planner, a comprehensive tool that helps determine the overall installation requirements of a given video surveillance project. It is designed to calculate the total storage space and bandwidth needed, in addition to the requirements for recording servers and external storage, while also including a topology of the installation for reference. This tool makes it easier to build a high-performance surveillance deployment designed specifically for the security requirements of each installation.
With surveillance deployments requiring an increasing number of cameras at high frame rates and high resolution, there is a great demand placed on throughput. The new service release has further fine-tuned the performance of the Vess A2000 to deliver up to double the performance throughput for HD (1280×720) video in RAID6 configurations compared to the original release.
“We are very pleased to enhance the Vess A2000 Series surveillance appliance to offer added coverage throughout the surveillance ecosystem while making it easier to manage and build surveillance installations,” said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. “Vess users now have more flexibility to customize their solution to meet budget and security needs.”
About PROMISE Technology Inc.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with 25 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise-class hardware and software storage architecture, in addition to complete SAN, NAS and unified storage platform product lines. PROMISE is also committed to providing dynamic software defined storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, rich media storage solutions and much more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities, combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with operations and sales and support teams throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe.
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