LucidLink Filespaces streaming cloud file service
Filespaces SaaS provides fast, concurrent access to video—in the cloud—from anywhere like local disk
From LucidLink Corp.
LucidLink is a distributed streaming filesystem for object storage that allows true read and write access to object storage as if it were a local disk.
LucidLink integrates with the host operating system as a file system mount point.
To use LucidLink with Milestone XProtect, first create and initialize a LucidLink Filespace.
The Filespace is directly associated with an object storage bucket. This can be any S3-compatible object storage or Azure Blob.
To connect to Milestone XProtect you need to download and install the LucidLink Client on the same machine where it is running.
LucidLink Filespaces offers best-in-class “zero-knowledge” encryption, so data is secure from end-to-end, at rest and in flight, with only the data owner holding the encryption keys – LucidLink nor the storage provider can access the data. This degree of encryption ensures video footage is not only secure but tamper-proof, even while viewing and prevents modifications and deletions.
From Milestone Systems
LucidLink Filespaces enables XProtect to directly record and stream video data on-demand to and from object storage.
LucidLink is a distributed streaming filesystem for object storage that allows true read and write access to object storage as if it were a local disk. LucidLink integrates with the host operating system as a file system mount point.
To use LucidLink with Milestone XProtect, first create and initialize a Filespace. Your LucidLink Filespace is directly associated with an object storage bucket. This can be any S3-compatible object storage or Azure Blob.
Milestone XProtect runs on Windows, and to connect to your LucidLink Filespace you need to download and install the LucidLink Client on the same machine where it is running.
LucidLink Filespaces streaming cloud file service - Filespaces SaaS provides fast, concurrent access to video—in the cloud—from anywhere like local diskLucidLink Filespaces is a secure, high-performance file system that provides rapid access to surveillance video —in the cloud—from anywhere, like local disk. In combination with Milestone XProtect & cloud storage, Filespaces enables organizations to upload unlimited video data to the cloud for fast concurrent access to surveillance video at any time point, from any location or device. With “zero-knowledge” encryption data is secure from end-to-end, at rest & in flight, with only the data owner holding the encryption keys. Video footage is safe & tamper-proof, even while viewing & prevents modifications & deletions. Filespaces pay-as-you-grow model keeps costs low while guaranteeing unlimited capacity as needed, so video storage costs are predictable & easy to manage. There is no limit to the length of time users can keep videos. LucidLink is compatible with any cloud, on-prem, or hybrid storage, supports all file types, & major operating systems, including Linux, Windows, & macOS.
- Immutable snapshots preserve the Filespace at any point in time without incurring any performance overhead. Ideal for backup and ransomware protection
- Configurable local disk caching, multiple parallel connections and read prefetching of data enable maximum performance from the object storage.
- Global File Locking gives applications native support for serializing access across multiple users, ideal for remote teams.
- User Access Control - Share Filespaces across connected devices or users, administrators have control over the parts of the Filespace users access.
- Any object storage provider or Operating System - Leverages cloud and on-prem object storage and supports all major OSs.
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How to install
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Has proven compatibility with the following Milestone versions:
XProtectExpress2019 R2, 06/19 2019
XProtectProfessional2019 R2, 06/19 2019
XProtectExpress+2019 R2, 06/19 2019
XProtectCorporate2019 R2, 06/19 2019
XProtectEssential+2019 R2, 06/19 2019
XProtectProfessional+2019 R2, 06/19 2019
Is also expected to work with:
XProtectExpress2019 R2, 06/19 2019 and later
XProtectProfessional2019 R2, 06/19 2019 and later
XProtectExpress+2019 R2, 06/19 2019 and later
XProtectCorporate2019 R2, 06/19 2019 and later
XProtectEssential+2019 R2, 06/19 2019 and later
XProtectProfessional+2019 R2, 06/19 2019 and later
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