Milestone Introduces XProtect Essential NVR

Milestone Systems is expanding its product lineup with a pre-loaded and solution called XProtect Essential NVR. Powered by the HP Z200 Workstation, the solution delivers Milestone XProtect Essential VMS preinstalled. It is designed for the small-business market, providing fast setup and ease-of-use, proven reliability and guaranteed support.

"Milestone is living up to its vision of driving the convergence to IP video surveillance: we are leaving no reason for people to buy analog systems anymore. For small businesses, the choice couldn't be easier with this guaranteed best-of-breed combination from two world leaders," said Lars Gudbrandsson, head of product management. "With our pre-loaded software, automatic camera detection, and video configuration wizards, the surveillance is up and running in no time at all."

Users need only configure the cameras, and they can use built-in wizards to guide them through the process. Additionally, XProtect Essential NVR has a consolidated single-management interface and search tools.

The HP Z200 Workstation comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional and Milestone XProtect Essential VMS, ready to operate with eight or 16 video channels and up to five concurrent users. XProtect supports a wide choice in network video camera and encoder brands and models, allowing a mix to fit different needs. Customers can efficiently transition from analog to IP, continuing to use existing devices while blending in IP security technology over time.


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