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November 3, 2017


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NVR launch

Wavestore unveils WR-Series NVRs with optional support services from Dell

VMS developer Wavestore has launched three network video recorders (NVRs) with optional next business day or four-hour on-site response services courtesy of Dell.

The WR-Series comprises WR14-Series, WR28-Series and WR216-Series, which vary in terms of storage capacity and the number of cameras they can accommodate.


Aimed at mid- to enterprise-level applications.


  • Pre-installed with version 6 of the Wavestore VMS, embedded, directly onto the Linux operating system
  • Accommodates up to 254 IP cameras per server
  • New servers provide scope for future upgrades or channel expansion without having to reinstall the VMS software
  • Available in 1U and 2U rack-mountable options
  • Optional next business day or four-hour on-site response services from Dell.
  • Full three-year return-to-base hardware warranty, with option to upgrade to a five-year warranty
  • WR14-Series NVRs: 4 x 3.5 inch hard drives in a 1U chassis for up to 32TB of storage, 31 days continuous real-time recording from 54 full HD cameras
  • WR28-Series NVRs: RAID and dual redundant power-supply for increased fault-tolerance. Boasts 7 x 3.5 inch hot swappable hard drives to provide up to 56TB of storage, 31 days continuous real-time recording from 80 full HD cameras
  • WR216-Series NVRs: Four internal and up to 12 x 3.5 inch hot swappable hard drives in a 2U chassis, for capaity of 128TB storage. RAID and dual redundant power-supply. Roughly 31 days continuous real-time recording from more than 200 Full HD cameras.

Wavestore says

“Wavestore’s truly independent open platform VMS is already among the easiest to use in the industry” says Julian Inman, head of Pproduct Management for Wavestore. “With the addition of the WR-Series to the range, our Partners can take advantage of next day or, in metropolitan areas, four-hour response times to carry out activities such as replacing in-warranty hard drives for enhanced simplicity and peace of mind”.


Available from Wavestore’s network of authorised distributors and integration/reseller partners. Features in Wavestore’s latest MSRP price list, which you can request by contacting your preferred authorised Wavestore distributor.

About Wavestore Global

Wavestore Global Ltd, which is based in Uxbridge, combines powerful ‘any source’ video, audio and recording management through its eponymous open platform VMS. Fully ONVIF conformant, it can integrate readily across multiple technologies – from CCTV and video analytics to sensors and access control – from a wide range of third-party technology providers. However, it can also integrate specialist devices via its unique WaveStar integration service.

Available in Base, Premium and Enterprise editions standalone Wavestore VMS that can be used on a host of third-party servers/appliances as well as its own series of Network Video Recording (NVR) and Hybrid Recording (HVR) units.


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