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BCD Announces Release of Milestone XProtect ® Rapid Review Analytics Servers in Collaboration with NIT, an Ingram Micro Company

BCD Announces Release of Milestone XProtect ® Rapid Review Analytics Servers in Collaboration with NIT, an Ingram Micro Company

This series consists of four standalone analytics servers that have been designed, tested, and validated in BCD’s testing centers to withstand some of the most demanding video surveillance applications. Within the META region, this product portfolio will be made available exclusively through NIT, an Ingram Micro company (NIT), and a leading distributor of complete IP surveillance and security solutions across the region.

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Impact of Downtime: Your Brand and Your Bottom Line

Impact of Downtime: Your Brand and Your Bottom Line

Given the 24x7x365 nature of business today, uptime and availability of video surveillance systems play an important role in determining the success of many organizations. Yet downtime happens, its reasons vary from sudden hardware failure to human error. When a system goes down, it can deny access to mission-critical video, leading to loss of safety, productivity, and efficiency.

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Hardware Failure: Costly and Common

Hardware Failure: Costly and Common

While not every hardware failure is as dramatic as that one, consequences of IT hardware failure here on earth can be “astronomical” as well — lost productivity and revenue, expensive repairs and even legal or contractual liabilities being among them. Not only are video hardware failures costly, but they are also common when the hardware is not purpose-built.

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How to Move Beyond Legacy Prison Video Technology

How to Move Beyond Legacy Prison Video Technology

Using mechanical switches to call up security cameras, engage intercoms or open doors? It may seem cumbersome and risky, but limited budgets force many corrections facilities to continue using analog systems. The good news is that it’s possible to make incremental moves forward toward Internet protocol (IP)-based cameras, digital video management software, and video appliances. But only a system with true open architecture can deliver a total lower cost of ownership and future scalability.

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3 Verticals That Benefit from BCD’s Storage Solutions

3 Verticals That Benefit from BCD’s Storage Solutions

For the past ten years (or so), we’ve watched the slow and steady transition away from analog and toward digital technologies in the video surveillance sphere and throughout the Technosphere at large. For us in the business of storage, this has meant finding efficient...

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3 Storage Problems That BCD Solves for Integrators

3 Storage Problems That BCD Solves for Integrators

In the ever-evolving world of security technology, it might be easy to assume the “high-performing” security system caters to the hottest tech in the market—artificial intelligence, machine learning, ultra-high-definition surveillance cameras, so on. The reality is...

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What Does Purpose-Built for Video Mean?

What Does Purpose-Built for Video Mean?

To do something with purpose is to do something with a goal in mind. In this vein, BCD International designs, validates, and builds hardware with a purpose: to have every project run 24/7 without interruption or downtime. Purpose-built for video means that every...

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