RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC - April 9, 2013
LenovoEMC Limited today announced a new line of high performance network video recorders (NVRs) with expanded video surveillance capabilities that deliver superior performance in capturing, sharing and storing digital video surveillance files. The new LenovoEMC NVRs are ideal for businesses with an existing network storage-based video surveillance network as well as those participating in the ongoing industry upgrade from analog-based surveillance systems.
The new LenovoEMC NVRs are the first in the industry to feature Milestone Arcus™, the newest video management software (VMS) from Milestone, the industry leader in open platform IP video management software.
"Customers that need dependable, affordable video surveillance will benefit from the integration of the new Milestone Arcus VMS platform with award-winning LenovoEMC network storage," said Eric Arcese, President and General Manager, LenovoEMC Ltd. "The result is a dedicated digital video recorder appliance with superior reliability, image quality, ease-of-installation and affordability, as well as the versatility to handle an organization's network storage needs."
The new LenovoEMC NVR product family includes three models: the double-drive LenovoEMC® px2-300d NVR with Milestone Arcus™, which includes 4TB of storage and 4 camera licenses; and two versions of the new four-drive LenovoEMC® px4-300d NVR with Milestone Arcus™, one with 4TB and 8 camera licenses and one with 8TB and 16 camera licenses. Each model also comes with a one-year software update plan, enabling users to receive the latest feature updates and releases from Milestone.
LenovoEMC will unveil its new line of NVR products with Milestone Arcus at the ISC West security tradeshow this week in Las Vegas (April 10-12). The new LenovoEMC NVR models can be seen at the Milestone Systems booth #20053.
Milestone Arcus is an embedded video surveillance platform for low-complexity, affordable security installations. A VMS solution that runs on Linux®, Mac® OSX and Windows® related operating systems, Milestone Arcus offers a streamlined, video management tool that is simple and easy-to-install for users of LenovoEMC's new line of NVRs.
Providing 'power-on' simple installation that auto-detects cameras on the network and speeds their configuration in the system, Milestone Arcus is perfect for customers who want to move from analog cameras to IP network technology. Milestone Arcus features an intuitive web client interface for viewing live or recorded video, searching and exporting evidence.
"We are pleased to have LenovoEMC utilize our new Milestone Arcus software with their latest integrated network storage solution," says Lars Nordenlund, Vice President of Incubation & Ventures at Milestone Systems. "IP video surveillance deployment couldn't be easier - just plug in and operate! The Web Client interface is user friendly, and future innovations will be available with our ongoing upgrades."
Key Features of new LenovoEMC Network Video Recorders
Availability and Warranty
The new LenovoEMC® NVR products are expected to be available in May. Pricing will start at approximately $1,100.00 for the LenovoEMC® px2-300d NVR with Milestone Arcus™. Select models will be available in certain markets around the world.
In May, LenovoEMC also expects to offer the Milestone Arcus VMS as a downloadable application from www.lifelineapps.com for users of existing Iomega-branded high performance px series network storage devices running the LenovoEMC® LifeLine™ 4.0 operating system. The downloadable version of Milestone Arcus will include two demo camera licenses that will work for 30 days. Full camera licenses can be purchased and activated.
To learn about all of LenovoEMC's Iomega-branded network storage products digital storage products, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com.
About Milestone Systems
Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research. The XProtect® platform delivers powerful surveillance that is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the world. With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, Milestone provides best-in-class solutions to video enable organizations – managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Milestone software is sold through authorized and certified partners. For more information, visit: www.milestonesys.com
About LenovoEMC Ltd
LenovoEMC is a joint venture established in December 2012 between Lenovo and EMC that includes the Iomega network storage product business. Lenovo and EMC created the joint venture based on Lenovo's record as one of the fastest-growing information technology companies and Iomega's heritage as a leader in network storage solutions. LenovoEMC delivers quality and ease-of-use that make its network storage products the best choice for customers of all types. LenovoEMC develops and updates the LenovoEMC LifeLine™ storage operating system for its family of Iomega-branded products. To learn more about all of LenovoEMC's Iomega-branded network storage products, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com.
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*1 TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes
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