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Thursday, 24 May 2012 09:05

Netgear packages video surveillance for SMEs

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Netgear has released what it claims to be the first IP video surveillance suite for SMEs.

Netgear ReadyNAS Surveillance comprises network video recorder software with support for up to 16 cameras and remote access, a ReadyNAS storage device, a ProSafe switch featuring Power over Ethernet, and five licences for the company's NMS200 network management software.

No cameras are included, but the system supports over 1000 models from name-brand vendors, company officials said. The list of supported vendors includes Axis, D-Link, Linksys, Panasonic, Samsung, and Sony. The ReadyNAS Surveillance software is licensed on a per-camera basis.

"Offering easy-to-use network video recorder software, ReadyNAS Surveillance makes it both affordable and simple for any small business to protect itself with an IP video solution," said Ryan Parker, managing director, Netgear Australia and New Zealand.

"As an additional benefit, ReadyNAS Surveillance can be integrated with an existing Netgear ReadyNAS storage solution. This allows businesses to adopt surveillance solutions that work with an existing infrastructure for a fraction of the cost of traditional systems."

Other vendors offering hardware and software for this market inclide Axis and D-Link.

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Stephen Withers is one of Australia¹s most experienced IT journalists, having begun his career in the days of 8-bit 'microcomputers'. He covers the gamut from gadgets to enterprise systems. In previous lives he has been an academic, a systems programmer, an IT support manager, and an online services manager. Stephen holds an honours degree in Management Sciences and a PhD in Industrial and Business Studies.

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