Avigilon Alta Cloud Connector: Making the Transition Easy


May 5, 2023

The Avigilon Alta Cloud Connector is designed to bridge the gap between existing on-premise video surveillance systems and the cloud. The connector enables businesses to easily integrate their existing Avigilon cameras and network video recorders (NVRs) with the Avigilon Alta cloud-based platform. By leveraging the Cloud Connector, organizations can smoothly transition their surveillance systems to the cloud without the need for costly hardware replacements or complex reconfigurations.

The Cloud Connector ensures that businesses can continue to utilize their existing Avigilon cameras and NVRs while taking advantage of the many benefits offered by cloud-based video surveillance. This seamless integration minimizes downtime and disruptions, allowing organizations to maintain their security coverage during the transition.

Benefits of a Cloud-Based Video Surveillance System

There are numerous advantages to adopting a cloud-based video surveillance system, including:

  1. Easy Scalability: Cloud-based video surveillance systems can be easily scaled up or down to accommodate changing needs. Adding new cameras or increasing storage capacity is as simple as updating your subscription, eliminating the need for additional hardware investments.
  2. Remote Access: With a cloud-based system, authorized users can access live and recorded video footage from anywhere, using any internet-connected device. This provides greater flexibility for monitoring and managing your security infrastructure, whether you're on-site or halfway around the world.
  3. Reduced Maintenance Costs: Cloud-based systems eliminate the need for on-premise servers, reducing the costs associated with hardware maintenance, upgrades, and replacements. Additionally, cloud providers typically handle software updates and security patches, ensuring your system remains up-to-date and secure.
  4. Enhanced Data Security: Cloud-based video surveillance providers employ advanced security measures to protect your data, including encryption, secure transmission, and multi-factor authentication. This level of security can be difficult to achieve with on-premise systems, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses with limited IT resources.
  5. Simplified Compliance: Many industries are subject to strict data protection and privacy regulations. Cloud-based video surveillance providers often offer built-in compliance features, making it easier for businesses to meet these regulatory requirements.
  6. Disaster Recovery: In the event of a natural disaster, hardware failure, or other unforeseen events, cloud-based systems provide an additional layer of protection. Video data is stored off-site in secure data centers, ensuring that your critical security footage remains accessible even if your on-premise equipment is compromised.


The Avigilon Alta Cloud Connector offers a simple, efficient solution for businesses looking to transition their existing on-premise video surveillance systems to the cloud. By facilitating seamless integration with the Avigilon Alta cloud-based platform, the Cloud Connector allows organizations to harness the many benefits of cloud-based video surveillance, including easy scalability, remote access, reduced maintenance costs, and enhanced data security. With the Avigilon Alta Cloud Connector, moving to a cloud-based video surveillance system has never been easier or more cost-effective.

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