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Store, analyze, and manage massive amounts of surveillance video with EMC Isilon network-attached storage (NAS). Ideal at the core of IP video networks.

EMC Isilon Video Surveillance Solutions

Count on EMC Isilon Video Surveillance Solutions when you need to efficiently store, analyze, and manage massive amounts of video surveillance content. Isilon makes it simple to manage terabytes to petabytes of digital video storage at the core of your IP surveillance network.

We’ve teamed with leading video management systems (VMS) and IP network camera vendors. So you can choose EMC Isilon scale-out NAS that’s been tested to work with video security equipment (not included).

Select from 3 preconfigured EMC Isilon Video Surveillance Solutions:

  • Isilon X410 - 720 TB: supporting 250 cameras at 1080p and 30 days retention
  • Isilon X410 - 1.4 PB: supporting 500 cameras at 1080p and 30 days retention
  • Isilon X410 - 2.5 PB: supporting 1,000 cameras at 1080p and 30 days retention

Isilon Video Surveillance Solutions complement EMC VSS1600 Surveillance Storage for edge storage. Together, Isilon and VSS1600 offer a comprehensive storage solution for the core and edge of video surveillance networks.

Key features:

  • Certified with leading video surveillance vendors including DVTEL, Genetec, Milestone Systems, Next Level Security Systems, Surveillus, and Axis Communications
  • Simple to install, manage, and scale
  • Increases efficiency: 80%+ storage utilization and automated data tiering
  • Uses Isilon SmartLock software option to protect against altering or deleting video content
  • Scales easily to over 20 PB per cluster to support more cameras, expanded surveillance hours, fine-grained video resolution, and longer retention times

  • Product Spec Sheet Isilon X-Series Specifications 
    Product Data Sheet Isilon Scale-Out Storage Data Sheet 
    Max Raw Capacity 20.7  PB
    Drive Type SATA 
    Flash SSD 
    Disk Drive Capacity Options 1 TB 
    2 TB 
    3 TB 
    4 TB 
    Hard Drives per Node 30 to 36 (3.5" 7200 RPM) drives per node 
    Capacity per Node 32 TB to 144 TB 
    SSDs per Node 0 to 6 (400 GB or 800 GB) drives per node 
    Self-Encrypting Drive Option (SED) FIPS 140-2 level 2 validated 3 TB or 4 TB SEDs (7200 RPM) 
    System ECC Memory 24 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB, or 256 GB 
    Number of Isilon Nodes per Cluster 3 to 144 
    Front-End Networking 2 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet and 2 x 10GE (SFP+ or twin-ax copper) 
    Infrastructure Networking 2 InfiniBand connections supporting DDR and QDR links 
    Drive Controller SATA-3, 6 Gb/s 
    Non-Volatile RAM (NVRAM) 2 GB 
    Typical Power Consumption 700 W at 240 v 
    Typical Thermal Rating 2,400 BTU/hr 
    Product Isilon Products 
    Solution For Mid-Range Storage 
    Scale-Out Storage 
    Video Surveillance Storage 
    Browse By Hybrid Storage Array 
    Primary Storage 
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    EMC Isilon Product Family scales for storage performance and capacity with hybrid or all-flash storage options

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    EMC Isilon Software - Basic Bundle

    • EMC Isilon SmartConnect - enables client connection load balancing to optimize performance
    • EMC Isilon SnapShotIQ - protects data efficiently with secure, near-instantaneous snapshots while incurring little to no performance overhead
    • EMC Isilon InsightIQ - manage your Isilon storage system with informative performance monitoring and reporting tools

    EMC Isilon Software - Enterprise Advanced Bundle

    • EMC Isilon SmartConnect - enables client connection load balancing to optimize performance
    • EMC Isilon SnapShotIQ - protects data efficiently with secure, near-instantaneous snapshots while incurring little to no performance overhead
    • EMC Isilon InsightIQ - manage your Isilon storage system with informative performance monitoring and reporting tools
    • EMC Isilon SmartQuotas - assign and manage quotas that seamlessly partition and thin provision storage into easily managed segments
    • EMC Isilon SyncIQ - replicate data for disaster recovery protection
    • EMC Isilon SmartPools - implement an automated tiered storage strategy to optimize storage resources

    EMC Isilon SmartLock

    Protect data against accidental, premature, or malicious alteration or deletion with software-based approach to write once read many (WORM)

    EMC Isilon SmartDedupe

    Reduce storage capacity requirements by up to 35% with data deduplication without sacrificing data protection or management simplicity
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EMC VSS1600 Surveillance Storage

Add terabytes of distributed storage capacity to your video surveillance network with EMC VSS1600 storage. Affordable, simple, and reliable.
  • Affordable entry-level pricing
  • Scales up to 400 TB
  • iSCSI or Fibre Channel
  • Validated with leading video management software
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EMC Isilon NL410 Nearline Storage

Optimize storage, lower costs, and safeguard data with EMC Isilon NL410 Nearline Archive Storage. Simplify management and easily expand capacity.
  • Ideal for nearline data archiving
  • Preconfigured bundles
  • Capacities from 100 TB to 1 PB
  • Expands to 30 PB per cluster
  • Encryption & WORM security options
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EMC Isilon Solution for Hadoop Analytics

Choose EMC Isilon scale-out NAS for Big Data storage and analytics to achieve lower costs and faster time to results. For any Apache Hadoop distribution.
  • Isilon X410 scale-out storage
  • Native HDFS support
  • No data ingest necessary
  • No separate infrastructure needed
  • Scales to over 20 PB per cluster
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