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  • Find the Right Drive for Security and Surveillance Applications

Easily navigate your options and find the right drive for your customers’ video security and surveillance requirements with this handy new infographic below. Choosing the optimal Seagate surveillance drive is simple — feel free to bookmark this page or download the image for your future reference.

While the overall benefits of purpose-built surveillance drives are obvious — always-on support for multiple cameras, RV sensors to mitigate performance-robbing vibration, higher workload ratings than desktop drives — within this space it can still be challenging to choose the right surveillance drive for your customer’s particular surveillance workload environment.

That’s why we’ve created a colorful new infographic that quickly summarizes the features, benefits and best-fit applications for the three members of the Seagate surveillance storage family: SkyHawk, SkyHawk AI and Exos.

Choose the Right Surveillance Storage

Whatever your customer’s security environment, Seagate has a surveillance drive with the optimal balance of streaming support, capacity and reliability:

  • SkyHawk provides reliable 24×7 support for up to 64 HD cameras in DVR/NVR environments, and is 4K ready.
  • SkyHawk AI enables surveillance solutions that can simultaneously support 64 HD cameras and 16 AI streams.
  • Exos drive are optimized drives for back-end, scalable storage. Seagate Secure enhances Exos drives with a suite of security features that help keep your customers’ systems in compliance with rigorous security requirements and regulations (TAA, FIPS, GDPR, etc.).
  • Exos systems sits at the top of our surveillance portfolio; it is immensely scalable and fully optimized to store petabytes of data from 1000s of cameras.

Make Sure to Check Out the Seagate Surveillance Center

In addition to offering the most complete surveillance drive portfolio in the industry, we’ve created the Seagate Surveillance Center to help you explore the latest in surveillance storage technology. Featuring a storage calculator and a system compatibility checker, partner highlights, customer testimonials, a wide range of Knowledge Base articles as well as core technology summaries, the Surveillance Center is a comprehensive and convenient online resource.

Find the Right Hard Drive for Security and Surveillance Applications



About the Author:

Jessica Burton
Jessica Burton is a global product marketing manager at Seagate.