High Performance Security & Surveillance Storage Server Platform for Video Management Storage Server
  • Blazing Performance

    Delivers the highest multi-streaming video surveillance bandwidth to master many 100’s of IP Cameras

  • Certified Compatibility

    Certified Compatible with leading Video Management Servers, IP Cameras & Security Applications.

  • VMS Optimized

    Embedded high performance Video Surveillance appliance integration with Milestone or Genetec Video Management Software

software orchestrated storage
Video surveillance appliance
software orchestrated storage

At the heart of successful security and surveillance solutions is high performance, scalable data access and protection. Arxys | Shield-Appliance delivers the intense multi-streaming throughput & data resilience required by advanced Video Management Systems at a low Total Cost of Ownership.

Arxys | Shield-Appliance delivers solid high availability protection with high performance access to video surveillance data. Running OEM embedded Microsoft Windows Server optimized for video surveillance performance and pre-installed with either Milestone Systems or Genetic Systems Video Management Software gives the Shield-Appliance a powerful combination of performance, protection and simplicity.

Arxys | Shield-Appliance is the integrated IP Camera video management software storage security and surveillance platform of choice when security matters.

Key Advantages

  • High Performance multi-streaming bandwidth
  • Compatible with all leading Video Management Servers
  • Leverage the Power of Microsoft Server and pre-installed VMS applications
  • Lowest Total Cost Of Ownership storage server
  • Massive Storage Capacity up to 360TB’s

Arxys | Shield-Appliance high-density storage servers are designed for mid to large enterprise security installations. Advanced tiered and hybrid storage, high-performance enterprise grade drives and Microsoft Windows Server technology deliver leading edge performance with efficiency.

The combination of high throughput & advanced data protection makes the Shield Appliance optimized for video streaming and archiving.

  • Optimized for Windows Environments
  • Solid data protection
  • Hardware independence
  • Flexible scalability

With focused hardware failover mechanisms, IP Camera video surveillance systems built on Shield-Appliance ensure sensitive video data is accessible. Shield-Appliance is optimized for high performance and scalability for high bandwidth applications where maximum uptime is not critical and Windows is required.

Video surveillance appliance

Arxys | Shield - Appliance

Delivers performance, protection, scalability and security to your IP Camera video management software storage video surveillance system. Windows Appliance with Video Management Software integrated.
software orchestrated storage

IP surveillance requires a reliable, high performance storage infrastructure. Video Surveillance data requires secure, and guaranteed access for evidence and proof. Private Clouds that involve on-site data content for additional security are the leading choice for advanced data protection. Arxys | Shield-Appliance delivers the high availability and streaming performance required by law enforcement, public sector security deployments where security is paramount. Security & surveillance solutions that demand performance and scalability rely on Arxys | Shield-Appliance for their IP Camera video storage systems.

Hardware Resilience:

  • Hot-swap, redundant Platinum power
  • Multiple iSCSI or FC connections
  • Redundant, hot-swap SAS storage controllers (expanders)
  • High Accessibility

    • Robust network connectivity via dual 10Gb iSCSI or FC.

  • Data Protection

    • HardWare RAID 6 delivers double drive failure protection

  • Hot-Swap Everything 

    • Redundant Platinum power supplies, cooling modules, SAS Storage controllers

  • Simplicity

    • Pre-installed Video Management Software from Milestone or Genetec

software orchestrated storage

The Arxys | Shield-Appliance is NOT running our advanced Software Defined Storage software Arxys | Sentio. Instead it runs Microsoft Windows Server with your choice of pre-installed Video Management Software (VMS).

However if you want higher performance and throughput, improved data protection and pay as you grow scalability then you should see the Arxys | Shield-Core storage server platform 


The Arxys | Shield-Core running Sentio Software Defined Storage (SDS) platform, is purpose-built to scale-up to make storage management disruptively simple while reducing storage costs and complexity. Sentio has verified support for all major SAN/NAS protocols including iSCSI/FC and NFS/CIFS/SMB and a high availability scale-up 128bit ZFS file system with fault-tolerant technologies. Arxys | Sentio delivers a full array of enterprise features and capabilities for file, block and object storage at the lowest TCO in the industry.

Using Arxys | Sentio Software Defined Storageallows advanced storage functions and protection.

video surveillance storage certified




Intel XEON Quad-Core

16-32GB SDRAM Cache

Up to 12 High Performance Flash SSD’s



Quad 1Gbit Ethernet

10Gbit Ethernet available

Windows Based Sharing -SMB



SAS Enterprise Class Drives

Thirty Six (36) 3.5″ Hot swap Enterprise SAS Helium HGST drives

288TB raw in only 4U



Hot-Swap + Redundant

Redundant Power Supplies, N+1 Cooling

Hot-Swap Drives

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Need Ultra High Availability?

Arxys | Shield-Prime delivers full HA Cluster and DR

(Arxys | Shield-Core can be upgraded to support HA Cluster, Offsite Data Protection and full disaster recovery as well in the future.)