Networking For Future (NFF) has been awarded a new contract by a Washington, DC metropolitan area municipal government customer for the  implementation of a centralized Video Surveillance System (VSS) prototype.
In light of recent high-profile events such as the Boston Marathon bombing and the DC Navy Yard shooting, public safety initiatives have been developed to address the concerns around availability, retention, and access capabilities of surveillance video. The intended outcome of the project is to establish a solution to address centralized video retention and availability needs by providing a unified access mechanism and consistent storage solution for existing surveillance video data.
NFF,  in partnership with NetApp and Extreme Security LLC., developed an innovative approach to address video surveillance storage and consolidation. This new video surveillance solution is designed to provide redundant and centralized storage of video data derived from disparate heterogeneous systems. The solution has the potential for improving video data retention and availability, while significantly expanding the analytic capabilities for video derived from legacy infrastructure without the need to rip and replace.
The solution prototype that NFF engineers developed was recently nominated for a NetApp Partner Innovation Award.