Hybrid Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hybrid hyperconverged infrastructure (hHCI) provides a new powerful option for companies who want to increase
or scale one virtual hardware system without increasing or scaling another at the same time.


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All data is stored on the physical nodes. VMs, operating systems, and databases are stored on the vSAN SSD drives, and the camera recordings are archived/stored on the vSAN rotational drives.

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VMs, operating systems, and databases are stored on the vSAN SSD drives located on the physical nodes, and all camera recordings are offloaded and stored on the SAN.

REVOLV Verified for Milestone Systems XProtect®️ VMS

Milestone Systems has verified BCD’s REVOLV hHCI solution for XProtect Corporate 2021 R1. The test environment consisted of 600 cameras with management and recording on separate servers. REVOLV achieved a combined maximum throughput of 2457.6 Mbit/s.

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BCD awarded 2021 Intel OEM Innovation Partner of the Year

BCD was recognized for creating the innovative REVOLV platform of hybrid hyperconverged infrastructure (hHCI) systems that allow users to consolidate disaggregated workloads and scale compute and storage with ease – all powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

REVOLV and the HARMONIZE Software Suite give you system that is managed through a familiar GUI (VMS) and is backed by BCD’s 20 years of industry experience. Each part of the HARMONIZE Software Suite optimizes REVOLV and brings you a system that gives you more: more tools, more control, and more peace of mind.


REVOLV comes in three different solutions: DEEPSTOR Lite, DEEPSTOR, and DEEPSTOR+. Each solution is built using technology from Dell, specialized switching from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, powerful SAN storage, and the latest hypervisor technology from VMware.


Allows a customer to gain initial access into the virtualized environment. It includes three nodes, two ALE switches, and one SAN. DEEPSTOR Lite includes either a 12 bay, which allows for 192 TBs RAW, or an 84 bay, which allows for 1.3 PBs RAW, depending on the storage requirements. Finally, this solution can support roughly 1,500 Mbps during a failed node scenario and up to 2,000 Mbps when all nodes are online.


Can be built depending on the end user’s specifications with about four to eight nodes per cluster, two switches, and a SAN for storage. It includes four nodes that can be scaled up to 64 nodes, two ALE switches, and one SAN, including either a 12 bay or 84 bay. The DEEPSTOR solution can support roughly 2,500 to 2,700 Mbps of bandwidth during a failed node scenario.


For customers who want to add an additional SAN for extra redundancy in their video storage. This solution can also potentially store the second SAN in a disaster recovery site. It includes four nodes that can be scaled up to 64 nodes, two ALE switches, and two 84 bay SANs, which are mirrored for redundancy.