Beyond Surveillance

With Western Digital surveillance-optimized storage, surveillance is more than just seeing — it’s looking ahead. Capture, store, and analyze data with edge-to-core solutions that adapt to new innovations.

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4K Recording

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High Workload

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High Performance

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Capture. Store. Analyze.

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Push the Edge

Endurance is key. WD Purple™ microSD cards are built to last, providing up to 2 years of continuous high-definition recording1. Capture indispensable footage with optimized edge storage that is shock2 and vibration-proof, and can withstand temperatures from -25°C to 85°C.

Uncompromising Storage

Reduce frame loss with AllFrame™ technology.  With up to 3 times the workload capacity of desktop drives, WD Purple™ can store up to 12 terabytes of high-quality footage, and can support up to 64 cameras per drive. WD Purple 10TB and 12TB capacities feature AllFrame AI technology that provides an additional 32 streams for Deep Learning analytics within the system.

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Connect the DATA

High-performance, enterprise-class Ultrastar® drives have the capacity you need for your largest workloads, so you can transform massive amounts of stored surveillance video into valuable insights.

Western Digital Surveillance Portfolio

WD Purple microSD
  • Optimized for 24/7 video surveillance cameras
  • Designed for continuous operation
  • Weather-resistant, humidity resistant, and withstands temperatures from -25°C to 85°C
  • Failover local storage, continuous recording, even in case of a temporary camera disconnection
WD Purple Hard Drive
  • Capacities up to 12TB
  • Support for up to 64 cameras per drive
  • AllFrame™ technology
  • Up to 16 AI channels for Deep Learning analytics on AI-enabled NVRs (10TB and 12TB capacities)


  1. For 64GB capacity based on recording 1080p @ 8Mbps and 1K P/E cycles. Performance may vary depending on video size and format, system settings, and other factors.
  2. Capable of withstanding up to 500Gs of shock.
  3. Workload rate is annualized and is defined as the amount of user data transferred to or from the hard drive. Annualized workload rate = TB transferred ✕ (8760 / recorded power-on hours). Workload rate will vary depending on your hardware and software components and configurations.