QNAP Users can Seamlessly Integrate Grandstream’s Award-Winning IP Cameras with QNAP NVRs, while Grandstream Users Can Add QNAP NVRs to create a Comprehensive Recording Solution

Boston, MA and New Taipei City, Taiwan (July 15, 2014) – Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, and QNAP Systems, Inc., provider of professional network video recording (NVR) and network attached storage (NAS) solutions, today announced they have completed successful interoperability testing between QNAP’s family of NVRs and Grandstream’s IP Cameras and IP Encoders/Decoders. This certification allows QNAP users to seamlessly deploy and integrate Grandstream IP Surveillance products with QNAP’s NVRs for recording and monitoring, while Grandstream users can utilize QNAP’s NVRs to create an all-in-one recording solution.

“Businesses of all sizes that are utilizing or looking to utilize IP Video Surveillance not only need powerful IP cameras that can monitor and record all happenings in high-quality high-definition video, but they also need a comprehensive NVR that allows them to record, monitor and those store video streams,” said David Li, CEO of Grandstream. “The partnership between Grandstream and QNAP offers surveillance users across-the-globe a robust, cost-effective and end-to-end IP Video Surveillance solution that offers comprehensive tools to keep businesses of all sizes safe and secure.”

“Grandstream and Tabbara General have a vast amount of experience in surveillance, networking and IT which we feel is a perfect combination for our products” said Alvin Wu, Sales Manager at QNAP Systems. “We are very happy to have chosen Grandstream & Tabbara General as our strategic partners and I firmly believe that our partnership and business will flourish in the very near future.”

QNAP Security is the world's first Linux-embedded NVR developer that has leveraged its award-winning storage and RAID technologies to offer the reliable and high performance NVR (VioStor NVR). Powered by the Intel ® dual-core processor, the VioStor NVR delivers high performance and ensures stable recordings and smooth playbacks of multiple cameras. The VioStar NVR is available in a wide range of models designed for Enterprises, SMBs and small-office/home offices. QNAP NVRs feature robust performance, solid reliability, multi-stream support, smart recording, cross-browser and cross-platform support and high-definition local display. QNAP Security’s spirit of continuous innovation allows them to provide professional surveillance solutions with various market-fresh applications, such as HD local display, browser-based multi-server remote monitoring and Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA).

Grandstream’s award-winning GXV36xx series of IP video surveillance cameras include model types for indoor use and outdoor use that feature high definition video recording and playback. Various models also include infrared lights or other features to achieve superior video quality in low light. With features like multi-rate H.264 and MJPEG real-time video compression (up to HD1080p), integrated 2-way audio telephony features, day/night mode, advanced mega-pixel CMOS sensor with wide dynamic range, integrated PoE and HTTP API for easy integration, Grandstream cameras embrace total convergence of voice and video to maximize business applications and cost benefits. For a unified audio + video + surveillance solution, Grandstream’s entire family of IP video cameras are capable of 2-way, bi-directional SIP/VoIP audio and real-time video streaming capabilities to mobile phones and video phones anywhere in the world.

Mutual distribution partner Tabbara General Company, located in Beirut, Lebanon and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, played an instrumental role in driving and facilitating interoperability testing between QNAP and Grandstream. They saw a large market need for an easy-to-deploy end-to-end video surveillance solution and looked to bring together a comprehensive NVR vendor and an established IP Camera manufacturer. The complete solution of QNAP NVRs and Grandstream IP Video Surveillance Cameras and Encoders/Decoders is available from Tabbara.

“As a distributor and surveillance solutions provider, Tabbara General saw a great potential in bringing together two great brands Grandstream and QNAP,” said Sana Kanaan, Vice President of Tabbara General Company. “We were delighted to contribute to the integration of both products which are guaranteed to provide a reliable surveillance solution. We value the added experience we have acquired testing the combined performance of these products during the integration phase along with the technical support teams of Grandstream and QNAP. We believe this to be the beginning of a long lasting partnership that will only contribute to enhancing security and its management. The combined QNAP and Grandstream solution offers peace of mind at an amazingly affordable cost.

About Grandstream Networks

Founded in 2002, Grandstream Networks is the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions. Grandstream serves the SMB and consumer markets with innovative products that lower communication costs, increase security protection, and enhance productivity. Our open standard SIP-based products offer broad interoperability in the industry, unrivaled features, flexibility, and price-performance competitiveness. 

About QNAP

QNAP, Inc. aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience.

About Tabbara General Company 

Founded in 1978, Tabbara General Company SAL is a company located in Beirut – Lebanon and Dubai – United Arab Emirates, both at the heart of the geographical map of the Middle East, providing various Telecommunications, Solar and Security systems. Tabbara General Company SAL supplies superior value to their customers by offering a continuous flow of leading-edge products. The services are tailored to match each customer’s needs and demands aiming at exceeding expectations. For years, Tabbara General Company SAL has been carrying out domestic and international telecommunication projects, which dynamically developed into successful projects and extensive business experience. Covering a wide range of product lines, Tabbara General Company SAL offers communication solutions for varying types of need and situations. From Radio and Broadband communication products to Base Stations, Repeaters, Mobile Transceivers, Towers, Antennas, Duplexers, power supplies, Satellite Navigation Systems, Aircraft Navigation Radio Aids, GPS, NDB, IP Telephony and security surveillance equipment, and more products that meet customers’ communications needs.