NAS box for video surveillance

Network attached storage (or NAS, for short) devices are no longer just for keeping files. What started as a more organized array of hard drives, a storage for files, has long grown into a more complex core of home and office life. The file storage function is still alive in NAS boxes up to now yet there is still so much more NAS can offer. And they do.

In families, a NAS box has turned into an irreplaceable multimedia center, a home cinema streaming to all digital devices around the place. This quiet, standalone device with low energy consumption and automatic energy-saving sleep mode make users leave 5-star reviews on major storefronts.

In corporate life, it’s trusted with the most valuable files. Encryption and remote access to all features from any place in the world. High network speed makes it feel like files are opened right in your workspace.

In both cases, the competition is high as never. Everything in a NAS matter these days – from the soft-touch feel of the plastic, to the assembly of pre-installed apps. Lately, it is the features that are the decider for many of thousands of buyers.

Read more about the benefits of NAS drives in our article.

If you want to truly stand out you should embed Xeoma video surveillance software into your Network Attached Storage unit.
If you think about it, video surveillance and NAS devices are made for each other. NAS boxes have the space and the performance needed for the video surveillance software to work. Video surveillance, in its turn, can make any NAS box truly shine as the packed with IoT features and safety bonuses.

Up to recently NASes were solely used as a destination to put video records to. But it was before Xeoma began to support ARM architecture. Now NAS devices can be the core of video surveillance solution, not its periphery.

Here are the reason why you should embed Xeoma to your NAS

  • Not resource-hungry Forget about memory, space, CPU load issues. Optimized to the maximum, Xeoma is used to working in extreme environments of NAS with limited resources.
  • It works everywhere, with everything. Supports all major operating systems: Linux (including ARM-architecture), Windows, Mac OS and even Android*. User-friendly web interface and free mobile apps. Easy connection and work 99% of cameras in the world (Axis, Dahua, BEWARD + other 434 brands)
  • Ready to work out-of-the-box. No additional components or plugins required. Launch Xeoma like any other program. Store data right there.
  • Free rebranding
    Xeoma video surveillance software offers a free utility for rebranding and customization. It can be used to change the program’s name, logo, links, as well as to add information about your company in the About dialog. Basic interface changes are also available such as changing icons, removing menu items, or prohibiting access to certain functions.
    The same goes for NAS manufacturers. Xeoma can be rebranded to bear the name and colors of the NAS manufacturer brand.
  • Assembly of features – Xeoma is being developed for more than 10 years now. During this time we have optimized it to keep up with the latest trends in video surveillance and have the best assembly of features. That’s why its set of functions is one of the most powerful in the world, including Video Analytics, features that use the Artificial Intelligence, neural networks.

* You don’t need a special Xeoma version to install it on Synology – just download Xeoma for OS that is installed on your NAS. If you have DiskStation Manager (DSM), then you can create a virtual machine (for example, Windows 10) and install Xeoma on it. You can find many video tutorials in the Internet how to install Windows 10 on a Synology NAS.

Case study:
Our team has recently tested Synology RS4017xs+, RS818 +, DS418j, and Asustor AS4002T and AS6202T NASes, and confirmed that Xeoma can be successfully installed inside these devices to make them work as a video surveillance server.

Is your company interested in creation of your own NAS surveillance box? Contact us now.

See also our PDF presentation about Xeoma video surveillance on NAS:
Download the PDF presentation of Xeoma video surveillance software work with NAS box