Video Retention & Playback

Learn about how Verkada retains recorded security video footage and archived clips

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Enable Cloud Backup

Instructions on how to enable cloud backup
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Archive video clips in the cloud

Archive an unlimited number of video clips with your Command cloud service subscription
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Where is recorded video stored?

Each Verkada camera comes equipped with solid-state storage, eliminating the need for NVRs and DVRs
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Bandwidth consumption & uplink requirements

Since Verkada cameras record video locally, they don't consume as much bandwidth as typical IP camera systems — read here for details
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How long can video can be retained?

Verkada's standard option is a 30-day camera; models that store 60, 90 or 120 days of video are also available
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Using digital zoom

Here's how to zoom on live and recorded video in your Command account
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What happens when storage runs out?

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Is my video footage stored in the cloud?

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How much video can I export?

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What happens if lots of my authorized users try to view video at the same time?

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What video encoding standard is used?

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What bitrates are supported?

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