CCTV Backup – Move CCTV Footage to Cloud

Debasish Pramanik | March 25th, 2016 | Data Backup, Vault

CCTV is becoming not only an integral part of every enterprise security but also to a personal security aspect. It is very imperative for the enterprise to ensure the recordings of the cameras are kept intact for the interval mentioned by country’s guidelines or laws. Many times the enterprises are not aware of such compliance and as a result, they to fail to comply when the situation arises resulting in losses exceeding expectation. Saving CCTV camera recording to cloud platform allows to save their data on cloud and get CCTV recorder backup. Its serves two valuable points – firstly they enterprise can store camera recording easily and seconding they get backup of CCTV data for a long time. But the question arises about the process of backup CCTV to cloud platform. Read more to get the solution for CCTV recording backup.

How to Backup CCTV Camera Recording to Cloud

One of the preferred solutions for CCTV footage backup can be backing up recordings on a continuous basis and transferring data from their storage platform to yours. The data can be stored on additional AS/SAN drive within the organization. But using such option will become expensive as storage requirement for such type of data is huge and it will incur ongoing CapEx /OpEx for the organization.

Cloud Storage has become a commodity in today’s world. There are various type of storage which is being provided by various public cloud storage provider. Amazon AWS provides Glacier whereas Google provides Nearline. The cost of such CCTV recording backup is about $0.04/GB/Month. This could be an expensive option to backup CCTV footage if you have a large volume of data.

So, CloudCodes Vault1 can be used by the organization to backup CCTV camera recording on cloud. Cloud is becoming very affordable options for the organization when such large amount of data need to be backed up. On-premise will become a pain considering the fact that storage requirement is almost exponential and will add additional cost on a regular basis.

More About Vault1

CloudCodes Vault1 provides an option to store such data in cold storage mode. This is a very cheap option considering the fact that retrieval frequency is less and RTO need not be very aggressive. CCTV upload to cloud via Vault1 provides a various option to the organization to configure the backup frequency of the data. The backup can be scheduled at a particular time interval or it can be scheduled to occur from 5 minutes to 1 Day. It also can be configured to take backup CCTV to cloud of a particular type of files.
The solution also provides the option to admin or business user to search for a particular file based on various attributes. The administrator can leverage the security policies to provide controlled access to other users to access the data. These can be provided access for a limited period of time with the limited set of access control.

Conclusion

CCTV recording backup is the need of every organization so that they can save their CCTV data for future reference. Majority of enterprise has started uploading their CCTV data to cloud. Choose Vault1 for safe and secured CCTV Recording Backup so that your security footage remains secure.