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    Revolutionizing Video Surveillance Storage: Quantum and Tiger Surveillance Join Forces

    BySam Figg

    Nov 15, 2023
    Revolutionizing Video Surveillance Storage: Quantum and Tiger Surveillance Join Forces

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2023—Quantum Corporation, the trailblazer in video and unstructured data solutions, has forged a strategic partnership with Tiger Surveillance, a renowned provider of video surveillance data management and protection solutions. Together, they are set to revolutionize the field of long-term retention and archiving of video surveillance data.

    In a world where high-resolution cameras are becoming the norm, government regulations demand longer retention times, and video analytics are on the rise, the amount of data generated by surveillance systems is exploding. Recognizing this challenge, Quantum and Tiger Surveillance have combined their expertise to offer an end-to-end solution that addresses the growing need for capturing, storing, and managing vast amounts of video surveillance data.

    Their collaboration introduces Quantum’s cutting-edge Smart NVR, VS-HCI, and USP solutions, which seamlessly capture and store video surveillance data, now certified with Tiger Surveillance’s Surveillance Bridge software. This integration empowers users to effortlessly tier and archive data to both public and private storage clouds—a game-changer for the industry.

    But what exactly does this mean for customers? Lowering the overall cost of storing and managing video surveillance data is just the beginning. By leveraging cloud-enabled workflows, businesses can achieve greater agility, adopt a pay-as-you-grow model, and easily scale their operations. From ingest to analysis to archive, Quantum and Tiger Surveillance are equipped to deliver complete end-to-end video surveillance solutions.

    One of the core advantages of leveraging cloud storage for archiving video surveillance data is the reduction of capital expenses. By moving data to public or private cloud resources, businesses can protect against disasters and optimize the use of high-performance storage within their video management systems. Surveillance Bridge provides a transparent and automatic mechanism for migrating less frequently accessed video footage to the cloud, ensuring seamless data movement and unlocking numerous benefits.

    The impact of Quantum and Tiger Surveillance’s partnership extends far beyond cost optimization. With the continuous growth of video analytics, the need for storing and managing video surveillance data for evidence, compliance, and business insights is paramount. Industry analyst firm IDC predicts that daily global video data capture will exceed 18 exabytes by 2025, underscoring the urgency of addressing storage infrastructure needs in both on- and off-premises environments.

    To tackle these intricate storage challenges, fluid data movement across multiple tiers and architectures is necessary. The joint solutions from Quantum and Tiger Surveillance enable physical security and IT teams to efficiently manage costs, glean valuable business insights, and meet security and compliance objectives. The partnership empowers businesses to unlock the full potential of their video surveillance workflows.

    CEO of Tiger Surveillance, Lance Kelson, envisions limitless opportunities resulting from this collaboration. Surveillance Bridge, their software-only solution, not only simplifies the adoption of cloud storage but also facilitates capacity expansion, disaster recovery, cost optimization, and long-term video retention. The joint solutions from Quantum and Tiger Surveillance are already available, providing customers with immediate access to these transformative capabilities.

    Surveillance Bridge plug-ins, compatible with Quantum’s VS-HCI, USP, and Smart NVR solutions, seamlessly integrate with various video management systems, including Milestone, Avigilon, Genetec, and Qognify. Now, businesses can revolutionize their video surveillance storage infrastructure with ease.

    To learn more about the immense potential of employing cloud storage for video surveillance data retention, join Quantum, Tiger Surveillance, and Milestone for an insightful webinar. Register now and be at the forefront of the video surveillance revolution.


    1. What is Surveillance Bridge?
    Surveillance Bridge is a software-only solution developed by Tiger Surveillance that enables seamless integration of public and private cloud storage into video surveillance workflows. It unlocks opportunities for capacity expansion, disaster recovery, cost optimization, and long-term video retention.

    2. Which cloud storage providers are supported?
    Public storage cloud providers supported by Surveillance Bridge include Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, Google Cloud, and others. Additionally, private cloud storage solutions like Quantum ActiveScale can be leveraged for long-term data retention.

    – Quantum Corporation (www.quantum.com)
    – IDC Growth of Video Data Expected to Drive Both On- and Off-Premises Storage Infrastructure Growth, July 2022.