Vicon introduces single chassis NVR with internal RAID

Hauppauge, NY, May 27, 2009: Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of integrated IP video surveillance and access control systems, introduced today the "NVR Shadow," a powerful NVR pre-loaded with ViconNet video management software and including up to 6.5 TB of usable, internal storage space in RAID 5 configuration. In addition to serving as the "hub" of a ViconNet video network, the NVR Shadow provides extended storage through eight hot-swappable drives for video database storage that are accessible from the front of the unit. The operating system drive, as well as a slim CD/DVD, are not part of the RAID array and are located internally.

The NVR Shadow is offered with three levels of usable storage space: 1.6 TB, 3.3 TB or 6.5 TB. The number of cameras it can simultaneously record varies from 50 to 95, depending on the cameras' frame rate, recording quality and resolution. It is available only within a 2RU rackmount chassis. A professional rail kit is provided with the unit to ensure that its weight is adequately supported with installed in a 19" rack. Orders are being accepted immediately for delivery within a few weeks.

"Our new, aggressively priced NVR Shadow will change the IP storage landscape," stated Bret McGowan, Vicon's V.P. of U.S. Sales and Marketing. "For most common applications, this convenient, single unit will offer the performance, value and extended storage that IP system installers and end-users have been seeking, along with RAID-level storage protection."

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