Cost-Effective Video Surveillance Solution

How to Create a Cost-Effective Video Surveillance Solution After years of being offered the cheapest solution by the security integrator, today’s end customer is savvier. There has been a strong shift to purchasing higher reliability backbone infrastructure to ensure both stability and scalability. This is after previous generation systems offered compromised performance and poor data […]

What Today’s Security Integrator Expects in Video Storage Solutions In the past, integrators were pressured to compete in the surveillance market by building video storage solutions piece-by-piece. While this approach may have worked as a stopgap for smaller projects, there are often far too many risks involved with this do-it-yourself (DIY) approach: reliability suffers, project […]

Setting Up Multicast Networking

3 Things to Consider When Setting up Multicast Networking Security integrators demand the best surveillance networking solutions. But, how can different integrators differentiate the good from the underperforming? Identifying these differences is especially critical when setting up a multicast network. Things can quickly become overcomplicated resulting in project delays and poor performance. Fortunately, there are […]

12 Days of Giving

BCDVideo would like to show our commitment to serving the Chicago community. After donating over 100lbs. of food to local area food pantries over Thanksgiving, we’re again helping our community’s less fortunate this holiday season by donating $100 for every server sold from Dec. 11 – Dec. 23 to Cornerstone Community Outreach for 12 Days of Giving. […]

Effective Video Surveillance Data Infrastructure

Building An Effective Video Surveillance Data Infrastructure For Enhanced Storage And Performance The video storage boom shows no signs of slowing down. The talk is not typically how much storage; but where and how to store. Locally-housed (on-premises) storage continues to be the most cost-effective, along with providing the most control over your data. However, prior […]

BCDVideo Genetec Partnership Enhances Market

Share in the Benefits of the Genetec BCDVideo Partnership The BCDVideo Genetec partnership provides great benefits to security integrators and end-users. It offers full service, harmonious, certified solutions for software and hardware. Genetec Security Center is the most open, independent, advanced, and unified security platform in the world. BCDVideo and Genetec continue to collaborate for a seamless solution. BCDVideo […]

Video Trends & Technology 2016: Vendor Roundtable

Vendor Roundtable Video surveillance has long been one of the most rapidly changing technologies on the security landscape; and as security dealers and integrators search the ISC West show floor for the latest products and technologies, it can be a bit overwhelming. Thus, the editors of SD&I felt that our annual Video Trends & Technologies […]

BCDVideo Finalist in Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016

Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016 The Aurora Server Series has been nominated and selected as a Finalist in the Infrastructure category of the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2016. The Awards scheme is run by Benchmark (, the only monthly publication dedicated to driving innovation in the security sector. The Awards are judged by the Benchmark test team, […]

Security Products to Watch

20 Security Products at ISC West Before the industry convenes April 6-8 in Las Vegas, Security Sales & Integration is reeling off a list of 20 security products at ISC West to keep an eye on before security’s biggest event of the year. The following are 20 products from some of the biggest names in the industry, […]

Canon Canada, BCDVideo Partner for Canadian Market

Canon Canada, BCDVideo Partner to Provide Industry Leading Video Storage Solutions to the Canadian Market MISSISSAUGA, ON., February 25, 2016 – Canon Canada is excited to announce a new, exclusive partnership with BCDVideo that will bring more security storage and network solutions for Canon’s Canadian customers. As part of the new partnership, BCDVideo will manufacture exclusive video solutions for […]