What is cloud-based CCTV?

What is cloud-based CCTV?

Cloud-based CCTV is a monitoring system that records footage on your premises, which you can access on the Internet wherever you are. It is extremely secure as only those with access to your service portal will be able to view the footage.

Can we store CCTV footage on the cloud?

Store your critical surveillance footage safely off-site in the cloud for up to 90 days. No more complex on-site hardware and all your media, from all your cameras will be stored in a single, secure location.

What is cloud video recording?

What is the Cloud Video Recording? Cloud Video Recording allows you to keep your timeline items and timelapse playbacks for a longer time than the default 2 days. You also have access to continuous recordings of your video stream.

What is a VSaaS?

Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) enables users to remotely store, manage, record, play, and monitor CCTV footage in the cloud. In other words, CCTV footage is not stored onsite and users do not have to save files on an NVR or computer hard drive.

How much is cloud storage for security cameras?

Security camera cloud storage plans compared: Basic plans

Storage 1 cam
Blink Basic 60 days $2.50/month
Nest Aware 30 days $6/mo
Ring Basic 60 days $2.50/mo
Wyze 14 days $1.49/mo

Can CCTV be kept forever?

Generally, 31 days is the time that most CCTV users keep their recorded footage and it is also recommended by the police. A high-risk public place, such as a town centre that may capture valuable footage of a major crime or incident, must retain the footage for all 31 days, if not longer.

How do I record CCTV footage on the cloud?

Go to configurations and storage. Under storage, go to advance storage and on the left pane click cloud storage. Enable cloud storage. Under the storage option, you can select from the drop-down menu either Google Drive, DropBox or one drive as your storage option.

How long can you keep CCTV footage for?

31 days
Generally, 31 days is the time that most CCTV users keep their recorded footage and it is also recommended by the police. However, this duration may be adjusted according to the severity of the incident.

Is VMS a SaaS?

One clear distinction is that VMS is generally defined as ‘traditional’ software that you install on your own PC/server while VSaaS runs on a service provider’s system. Indeed, VSaaS comes from SaaS, the buzz word du jour of cloud computing. Who makes or offers VMS / VSaaS raises interesting questions.

How long do security cameras keep footage?

Home security cameras often store only a week or two of footage. The standard for hotels, supermarkets, construction companies, and similar medium sized applications is around 30 to 90 days. For larger enterprises, it is often recommended to store footage for 3 months.

What kind of security system is a DVR?

A DVR (Digital Video Recorder) security camera system or a NVR surveillance system is basically a series of security cameras connected to a monitor and recording system. Most (old) DVR/NVR security camera systems are CCTV-based with the cameras connected to the recording system via video cables.

Which is the best Cloud Video Surveillance Service?

Secure your premises in an even easier way with video surveillance in the cloud. Cloud-CCTV provide you with a complete, hosted video solution as a service. It’s ideal for smaller business looking for a trouble-free, efficient solution, or companies with multiple sites.

Can a DVR upload footage to the cloud?

Many DVRs / NVRs support uploading footage to the cloud via FTP or SMTP. If so, you can configure the DVR/NVR to upload to CameraFTP directly Some DVRs / NVRs work with IP cameras. If the IP camera supports FTP/SMTP based uploading, you can configure the IP cameras to upload to CameraFTP directly.

Do you need a server for cloud CCTV?

You don’t need to install any dedicated server, software, DVR or local PC. Cloud-CCTV will take care of all system maintenance and ensure that your recorded video is stored safely and securely. Network failure, system maintenance…Video recordings can be interrupted for many different reasons.