Sever image for Designing Server, Storage and Client Workstation Solutions for IP-Based Physical Security

This white paper addresses the future of network video and the servers, storage and client workstations required to ensure mission-critical video surveillance. 

Network video is the leading driver of growth in the video surveillance security market. It’s not only altering the fundamental infrastructure of security systems, but it is also spurring innovation in areas such as marketing, behavioral analytics and traffic management. Servers, storage and workstation technologies are key components of an IP-based physical security solution.


  • Introduction
  • Digital drivers and vertical visions
  • Trending toward integration and open architecture
  • The benefits of purpose building
  • Market challenges
  • Best practices: purpose-built, video-optimized servers
  • 6G SAS drive technology
  • Storage technologies
  • RAID (redundant array of independent disks)
  • Additional considerations
  • The missing link: video-optimized workstations
  • Conclusion