Toshiba Publishes White Paper on the Use of Throughput Measurement to Evaluate Network Video Recorder Performance

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IRVINE, CA, December 10, 2010 - Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the availability of its latest white paper, "Judging NVR Performance Using Throughput Measurement."

IT professionals accustomed to measuring the performance of a digital video recorder (DVR) by way of frames-per-second at a certain resolution may be challenged to find a similar snapshot comparison for network video recorder (NVR) performance. This white paper details the value of using throughput, or the amount of data processed over a given time period, as a benchmark.

Topics covered in the white paper include:

o Comparing DVR-based systems to NVR-based systems

o The problem with NVR performance when deployed with megapixel IP cameras

o The critical role of the CPU in an NVR

o Questions to ask a vendor when evaluating an NVR.

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Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide mobile products and solutions, including industry leading portable computers; projectors; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and telephony equipment and associated applications.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, which is a global leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems, as well as major infrastructure systems. Toshiba has more than 172,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of over US $54 billion (FY2005).

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Editorial Contacts:

Karena Lang

Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video


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Dan O'Connell

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