DataDirect Networks (DDN), Chatsworth, Calif., announced the qualification of Omnicast, Genetec’s leading IP video surveillance software system, with award-winning DDN storage solutions, which provide a highly scalable, secure backbone for many of the world’s most content-intensive data environments.

For Genetec customers, DDN provides real-time storage built from the ground up for scalable streaming to deliver guaranteed ingest rates and levels of system consolidation to scale megapixel camera environments. Together, Genetec and DDN provide customers with an extremely scalable, high availability, highly secure IP video surveillance infrastructure that has no single point of failure, according to the companies.

“Genetec’s Omnicast provides security technology for city-wide surveillance initiatives, transportation safety and other highly-scalable installations worldwide. Today, more than ever, our customers are searching for innovative alternatives to manage increasing camera resolutions, longer retention periods, and a need for more cameras in more places,” said Michel Chalouhi, director of product management at Genetec.

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