Video Surveillance Storage

Selecting the right method of video storage is the first step in choosing the right security camera system for your organization. Learn more about the benefits and limitations of local, hybrid cloud, and cloud video storage.

Video Surveillance Storage

With a number of security camera models and systems available on the market today, the first part of the buying decision is universal regardless of your camera must-haves: video storage.

There are three main types of security camera storage options to choose from—local, hybrid cloud, and cloud—and determining which method of video storage makes the most sense for your business can help you narrow down what type of security camera system best meets the needs of your organization.

While each video storage type offers different benefits and limitations, comparing trade-offs early on will help you determine the cost, installation, and quality to expect with any given security camera system.'

  • NVR Camera System

    What are the benefits and use cases of an NVR? Network video recorders (NVRs) are one of the two local storage options for closed-circuit television (CCTV) security systems. Discover the benefits and hidden costs in deploying an NVR surveillance solution.
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  • DVR Camera System

    Digital video recorders (DVRs) are one of two local storage options for closed-circuit television (CCTV) security systems. When compared to network video recorders (NVRs), DVRs are often a popular choice because they offer more cost-effective options.
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  • Hybrid Cloud Video Storage

    Hybrid cloud security systems use a combination of onboard camera storage with a cloud data storage solution. These systems often provide a wealth of benefits and give users a greater degree of flexibility and reliability.
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  • Cloud Video Storage

    For organizations that require flexibility, cloud-based security camera systems are a great option—coverage can be easily expanded upon and visibility is streamlined and secure. Keep in mind however, that these solutions also have some limitations.
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