Intransa expands VideoAppliance family

ASIS International 2009, ANAHEIM, California – September 22, 2009 Intransa, the leader in simple, green video surveillance solutions for physical security, today introduced the expansion of its Intransa VideoAppliance family, including an affordably priced entry-level offering and a desk-side pedestal version of its most popular system.  The complete Intransa VideoAppliance family is on display in the Intransa booth and more than a dozen partner booths at ASIS International 2009, September 21-24.

Intransa is also adding important new enhancements to its existing VideoAppliance product family, including RAID 6 data protection, increased scalable capacity from 2 to 80TB (terabytes) and additional new options focused on the most demanding video surveillance environments.

Intransa VideoAppliance eliminates the complexity and cost of integrating commodity servers, storage and other hardware, delivering an installer-ready IP surveillance solution that is easy-to-use, with improved reliability and energy savings.   

Additional VideoAppliance product family members include:

· Intransa VideoAppliance VA80 Video Server and Storage Appliance , an entry-level video surveillance recording and playback platform, preloaded with choice of VMS and OS. Suitable for workloads of up to 10 standard IP cameras, and loaded in a standard 1U rack format, the VA80 comes equipped with hot swappable disks for non-stop recording and RAID 5 protection from lost video, with a 2, 3, 4 or 8TB  base system expandable to80TB.

· Intransa VA100tr Video Server & Storage Appliance, a desk side pedestal version of Intransa's extremely popular VA100 appliance.  Designed for retail stores, banks and other surveillance environments that need a compact, pedestal appliance with low noise, the VA100tr offers 2, 3, 4 or 8TB base capacity, RAID 5 and 6 support, and includes other features of the VA100.

· Intransa SR840, SR850, SR860 Server Appliances are available in standard 1U formats. Ideal for applications that aren't preloaded options on Intransa VideoAppliance, the appliances interface easily with Intransa VA100st and VA200st Video Storage Appliances to provide a complete physical security solution.  Available with choice of CPU, memory, fail tolerant options and various disk capacities, the SR family replaces commodity servers with video certified server appliances for risk-free projects.

· Intransa VA100st and VA200st Video Storage Appliances provide simple, affordable and expandable video storage for VA10, VA20 and VA30 server appliances with preloaded VMS systems.  They  also provides maximum flexibility when used with the SR series of server appliances.  VA100st and VA200st are offered in 2, 3, 4 or 8TB 1U base systems.  VA100st can support up to 32TB of capacity, while VA200st can grow to 80TB of total capacity.  Both appliances are available in RAID 5 and 6.

· Intransa WS01 and WS04 Workstation Appliances meet the need of local viewing for video surveillance and other physical security demands.  Available to support 1 or 4 video monitors, they meet a variety of physical security needs.

New product line updates include:

· Intransa VA100 Video Server & Storage Appliance , the most popular member of the Intransa VideoAppliance family, now has RAID 6 protection in addition to RAID 5.  RAID 6 significantly increases protection from video loss, which is especially important when using larger disk drives in the most demanding surveillance environments.  The appliance comes with a 2, 3, 4, or 8TB base capacity that is expandable to a maximum of 32TB with choice of VMS preload.

· Intransa VA200 Video Server & Storage Appliance , also adds RAID 6 and now offers the ability to scale a single appliance system to 80TB of recording and playback capacity with choice of VMS preload.

Intransa VideoAppliance family members are certified with eleven  leading VMS software solutions.  These include:

  • Axis Communications' Axis Camera Station
  • Exacq Technologies ExacqVision
  • Genetec Omnicast
  • JDS Digital Security Systems Softsite32
  • March Networks VideoSphere
  • Milestone Systems XProtect
  • On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI) NetDVMS
  • Salient Systems CompleteView
  • TimeSight Systems Video Lifecycle Management
  • VideoNEXT SKM
  • VideoProtein 3.0

Intransa also announced new options for the most demanding video environments.

· Intransa VA Advanced Viewing Option delivers enhanced, high performance and smooth local viewing for video appliance systems in demanding surveillance environments without need for a separate remote viewing station.  The option includes support for multiple high definition H.264 and megapixel camera feeds.

· Intransa VA Redundant Memory Option offers ultimate video and data protection from the risk of loss for video appliance systems in the most challenging video surveillance environments.

Intransa solutions are available through distributors, integrators and security system dealers around the world. Intransa distributor Anixter will be displaying several Intransa solutions from booth 839.

Intransa booth 781 will feature demonstrations of its newest VideoAppliance product family, each hosting one of  eleven certified VMS solutions and integrated with Arecont Vision, Axis Communications, Basler, IQinVision, GrandEye, Cisco, Mobitix and Canon standard and megapixel cameras. In the booth, analog cameras are also supported through DVRs and via both Bosch and Axis encoders recording to Intransa VideoAppliance systems. The Intransa VideoAppliance, cameras and other gear will be supported by both standard Internet connectivity, as well as a secure, high performance Firetide secure wireless mesh network in a campus wide or metropolitan solution, integrated with partner VideoNEXT in booth 671.

From Basler booth 3877 Intransa team members will be demonstrating Intransa VideoAppliance, preloaded with Exacq exacqVision VMS, supporting Basler IP megapixel cameras.

Intransa VideoAppliance is also on display by Intransa StorAlliance Technology Partners, including AMAG Technologies, Inc., booth 1623; Diebold, booth 1501; Exacq Technologies, booth 347; JDS, booth 427; Milestone Systems, booths 4219/4445; OnSSI, booth 1639; Salient Systems, booth 1127; TimeSight, booth 1650; and videoNEXT, booth 681.

Intransa will also be hosting an Industry Hosted Happy Hour with many leading physical security vendors, several of whom are members of the Intransa StorAlliance.  The Industry Hosted Happy Hour will be held from 7-11 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22 at Bar Louie, Anaheim Garden Walk, 321 W. Katella Avenue. Be sure to stop by the Intransa booth and request your invitation.

To schedule an appointment at with Intransa as ASIS International, please call 1.408.678.8600 or email  To learn more about Intransa VideoAppliance solutions visit