KOSEP Co., Ltd. was established in 2001 being separated from the electricity generation department of KEPCO (Korea Electric Power Corporation) to supply the economical power stably to the consumers which is the driving force of the national industry development and essential energy for the cultural life of the people. KOSEP equips with the facilities capacity of 10% of the overall in the nation.
For on-site security, the company has to conduct video surveillance, using IP cameras that record digital video data to disk to secure its facility safety. This data must be archived to comply with company policy and local laws.
KOSEP has developed Qsan Surveillance Storage Solution several years ago to handle the bandwidth-intensive streaming environments of video surveillance infrastructures. This year the institution’s operations are characterized by a dynamic increase of growing data storage requirements, KOSEP needed to expand its surveillance infrastructure at short notice. To do this, it required a storage expert for complicated deployment and expansion demands, because the system must be able to scale efficiently without stopping any services and recording.
The firm began looking for a services partner and soon approached Qsan. KOSEP knew only Qsan can deliver uncompromised performance and flexible expansion and scalability from midsize to large deployment. “It was clear that Qsan understood our needs, they expanded the storage system deployment smoothly without downtime to support data growth.” said Yup Heo, the President & CEO of Korea South-East Power. “We are happy that decided to continue our cooperation with Qsan for many reasons. Especially, we have been using Qsan storage systems for several years, Qsan always provides highly reliable solution and support services with cost effective.”
The AegisSAN Q500 system processes all kinds of complicated recording and IO request from different NVRs, DVRs, IP converters, and cameras, and to respond quickly and completely for reducing the service time and effort.
AegisSAN Q500 system is designed and equipped with fully redundant and hot pluggable hardware components, including dual active RAID controllers, power supplies, fan modules, battery backup modules and even JBOD expansion ports. All ot these components are hot-swappable to create a high availability platform and provide non-stop service for KOSEP.