Netgear creates video surveillance suite for small businesses

Netgear builds on existing network and network storage infrastructure with a solution that supports up to 16 cameras.

Small business networking powerhouse Netgear has pulled together end-to-end IP video surveillance product focused on small businesses or corporate branch offices.

The product, called Netgear ReadyNAS Surveillance, integrates the capabilities of four separate Netgear components:

  • Netgear ReadyNAS Surveillance Network Video Recorder software, which works with up to 16 cameras to provide search, watermarking and e-mapping features
  • Netgear ReadyNAS network storage systems
  • Netgear ProSafe Smart and Managed Switches
  • Five Netgear Network Management Software

The idea is that small companies will be able to build on existing Netgear network and networked attached storage infrastructure if they want to add a system for physical security, instead of paying for a separate 16-camera system or hiring a consultant. The technology will work with more than 1,000 different digital IP camera models, Netgear said.

Netgear ReadyNAS Surveillance is due to ship in mid-May 2012. You can try it on a trial basis for 30 days for up to 16 cameras. After that point, the list price starts at $95 percent camera license (not counting all the hardware you need to collect and store and stream the video).


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