Iomega Announces Worldwide Channel Availability of Iomega Network Storage Solutions with MindTree SecureMind Surveillance Manager Software
Hannover, Germany (Press Release – March 5, 2012) - Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a global leader in data protection, today announced that the MindTree SecureMind Surveillance Manager software, ideal for small to mid-level camera count installations, is 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 Iomega+MindTree solution is targeted to standalone surveillance applications of 48 cameras (channels) or less in small to medium business (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 explore the full feature set of the Iomega + MindTree combination. Users have the option to purchase licenses for additional camera channels to upgrade their installation up to the maximum capability of each of Iomega’s StorCenter network storage models.
For users interested in an all-in-one network storage surveillance product offering that includes both hardware and software, Iomega now offers the Iomega StorCenter px4-300d Server Class Series with MindTree SecureMind Surveillance Manager, Integrated Video Management System (IVMS), which combines a desktop four-drive Iomega StorCenter px4-300d device, plus 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) or licenses for additional camera channels.
“Adding MindTree SecureMind to our network storage solutions portfolio reinforces Iomega’s commitment to and support of the video surveillance community,” said Mike Nikzad, chief operating officer, Iomega Corporation. “Today’s video surveillance landscape requires easy-to-use, easy-to-purchase surveillance equipment platforms to update and replace aging fleets of analog digital video recorders. The management, security and convenience of network storage for video surveillance are well-known today. Delivering Iomega network storage products with MindTree SecureMind video management software is the right hardware/software solution for small businesses, distributed enterprises and others. Iomega’s new StorCenter px4-300d surveillance starter kit – available to all of Iomega’s markets around the world – is a complete solution that’s spot on for target users.”
“MindTree is excited to work with Iomega to make SecureMind Surveillance Manager available to users around the world,” said S. Janakiraman, group president, product engineering services at MindTree Limited. “Video Surveillance is a focus area for MindTree, and this product partnership with Iomega is a perfect vehicle to make our technology available worldwide. In addition, the working relationship with Iomega gives MindTree an opportunity to offer enterprise class surveillance solutions for SMBs and distributed enterprises in different industries and we are continually adding to the product’s capabilities to meet the demanding needs of the users.”
Iomega StorCenter Network Storage and MindTree SecureMind Software
Iomega StorCenter devices combined with MindTree Limited’s SecureMind Surveillance Manager video management system (VMS) application delivers 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 hundreds of 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 ix2, which is available from diskless configurations up to 6TB of storage, to the new top-of-line Iomega StorCenter PX Server Class Series of desktop and rackmount models.
The Iomega StorCenter px4-300d utilizes four HDD bays and up to 12TB of storage; the Iomega StorCenter 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 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 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.)
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.
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.
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.