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Iomega Announces North America Availability of All-In-One Security Video Surveillance and Network Storage Solution for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Others

March 28, 2012

LAS VEGAS, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

News Highlights:

  • Introducing all-in-one, pre-packaged Iomega® StorCenter(TM) PX series desktop NAS integrated with video management system (IVMS) software and eight-camera license*
  • Iomega StorCenter network storage devices with MindTree SecureMind software deliver feature-rich management of local digital video surveillance cameras and recordings for small and medium businesses (SMBs), remote offices and distributed enterprises
  • Top-of-the-line Iomega® StorCenter(TM) PX series of network storage products offer optional server class series drives delivering high duty access and longer life cycles for dependable data storage

Full Story:

Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a global leader in data protection, today announced the North America availability of an all-in-one network storage video surveillance product that includes both hardware and software, providing SMBs and others with an easy-to-deploy, high performance yet economical video surveillance solution that incorporates network storage for capturing, storing and managing video surveillance files.

Iomega will be showcasing all its video surveillance solutions at this week’s ISC West security tradeshow in Las Vegas, March 28-30. (See it all at Iomega booth #3035.)

The new Iomega® StorCenter(TM) px4-300d Server Class Series with MindTree SecureMind Surveillance Manager, Integrated Video Management System (IVMS), combines a desktop four-bay Iomega StorCenter px4-300d device, populated with two 1TB** server class drives and an eight-camera SecureMind license. This flexible network storage surveillance SKU can be expanded with additional hard disk drives (HDDs) and/or licenses for additional camera channels.

The MindTree SecureMind Surveillance Manager software is ideal for small to mid-level camera count installations and now available to the Iomega worldwide network of distributors and resellers. Iomega’s channel partners can purchase MindTree SecureMind video management software directly from Iomega along with Iomega’s broad line of StorCenter network storage products to create a complete solution for the recording, management and access of surveillance video information. The combined solution, targeted for stand-alone surveillance applications of 48 cameras (channels) or less, is ideal for small to medium businesses (SMB) and distributed enterprise environments.

The MindTree SecureMind application is now included at no additional charge with Iomega StorCenter network storage products as a fully-featured application for one video surveillance camera. This enables users to set up a video surveillance environment and experience the ease-of-use and full capabilities of the Iomega all-in-one video surveillance network storage solution. Users have the option to purchase licenses for additional cameras to upgrade their installation up to the maximum capability of each of Iomega’s StorCenter network storage models.

Executive Quote

“Iomega’s new all-in-one StorCenter network storage plus video surveillance solution is specifically designed to meet the needs of SMBs and distributed enterprises,” said Mike Nikzad, Chief Operating Officer, Iomega Corporation. “Combining Iomega’s high performance and durable StorCenter px4-300d NAS, integrated with MindTree’s SecureMind VMS application, which supports a broad selection of leading IP camera brands, creates a versatile IT appliance for SMBs as well as an easy to deploy and manage video surveillance appliance priced at a fraction of traditional DVR-based surveillance systems.”

Iomega StorCenter Network Storage and MindTree SecureMind Software

Iomega StorCenter devices combined with MindTree Limited’s SecureMind Surveillance Manager video management system (VMS) application deliver a feature-rich video surveillance management application, enabling users to manage surveillance activities while simultaneously storing the video. The SecureMind Surveillance Manager is completely integrated with the Iomega StorCenter device to simplify installation and configuration. The Iomega StorCenter+SecureMind combination supports up to 48 cameras and up to 36TB of storage capacity per device (depending on the Iomega StorCenter model). Among the features and benefits of this combined surveillance solution:

  • Simple installation and configuration
  • View Live Video from anywhere using a web browser
  • Support for multiple branded H.264, MPEG4 and MJPEG IP and USB connected cameras for monitoring your office premises
  • ONVIF 2.0 Ready
  • Activity-based recording with Activity Alerts
  • Timeline mode for easy viewing of recorded videos
  • Video Loss and Tamper Alert Detections
  • “Alert-Me” reporting of Alerts via email
  • Control and Configure Cameras Remotely

Iomega StorCenter Network Storage Products

Iomega StorCenter products make it easy to archive, protect and share physical security video and audio files from anywhere (with an Internet connection). Iomega StorCenter units deliver the innovation and convenience of optimizing video surveillance installations at a fraction of the cost of traditional DVR/NVR installations. Iomega StorCenter units deliver the missing element from today’s video management systems – the ability to offer storage with advance data protection.

Iomega StorCenter network storage products range from the new double drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter(TM) ix2, which is available from diskless configurations up to 6TB of storage, to the new top-of-line Iomega® StorCenter(TM) PX Server Class Series of desktop and rackmount models.

The Iomega® StorCenter(TM) px4-300d utilizes four HDD bays and up to 12TB of storage; the Iomega® StorCenter(TM) px6-300d features six HDD bays and up to 18TB of storage capacity. Both models are available diskless, partially populated and fully populated. Empty bays in both models are fitted with a drive carrier that can accommodate 2.5-inch and 3.5 inch HDD drives, as well as Solid State Drives (SSDs) for performance-intensive applications.

With up to 12TB of storage capacity, the rackmount Iomega® StorCenter(TM) px4-300r Network Storage Array Server Class Series features four bays for use with HDDs or SSDs. The px4-300r comes in a space-saving 1U form factor ranging from diskless to fully populated with HDD and/or SSDs. Iomega’s flagship rackmount unit, the Iomega® StorCenter(TM) px12-350r Network Storage Array Server Class Series, utilizes 12 bays in a 2U form factor that ranges from partially populated with 4TB to fully populated with up to 36TB.

Pricing and Availability

All Iomega StorCenter network storage products and SecureMind licenses are available immediately. A one-camera MindTree SecureMind license is included with all Iomega StorCenter products. Upgrade licenses start at $69.99 for two camera channels and are also available in 4, 8, 16, 32, and 48 camera increments. The new IVMS Iomega Desktop Surveillance SKU, which includes one Iomega StorCenter px4-300d network storage, two 1TB Server Class hard disk drives and a SecureMind license for 8 camera channels, is priced at $1,199.99.

Stand alone Iomega StorCenter network storage products start at less than $400.00. (All pricing is U.S. suggested retail.)

About MindTree

MindTree Limited is a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company with deep knowledge in specific domains. MindTree is acknowledged as the best mid-size software services company in India for its capability to build, test and deploy solutions. The Company also places significant emphasis on culture, customer centricity and corporate governance. Please visit us at www.mindtree.com.

About EMC

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at www.EMC.com.

About Iomega

Iomega Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation headquartered in San Diego, is a worldwide leader in innovative storage solutions for small businesses, home offices, consumers and others. The Company has sold more than 425 million digital storage drives and disks since its inception in 1980. Today, Iomega’s product portfolio includes industry leading desktop and rackmount network attached storage products ideal for content sharing, data protection at small and medium businesses and distributed enterprises, as well as vertical applications such as video surveillance installations; a broad selection of direct-attached portable and desktop external hard drives; and multimedia drives, making it easy to move video, pictures and other files from the computer room to the livingroom. To learn about all of Iomega’s storage products and network storage solutions, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com. Resellers can visit Iomega at www.ioclub.net.

* Cameras not included in the product offering

**1 TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes

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