Key Benefits

  • Record video in the cloud to eliminate the need for on-site servers
  • Rapidly deploy cameras without any network configuration required
  • Centrally monitor all cameras from a web app or from Security Center
  • System updates and maintenance are seamlessly automated and managed by Genetec
  • Subscription-based service provides greater purchase flexibility

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Record Video in the Cloud

Stratocast is a unique service that records video in the cloud, eliminating the need for any on-premises servers. With no servers or software to install, organizations can deploy their video surveillance system in no time, and without requiring any IT involvement for on-going maintenance or updates.

With the ability to seamlessly connect to Security Center, organizations can leverage Stratocast camera connections to easily set up cameras across multiple distributed locations, and monitor video from a central site.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Monitor video and search archives from Stratocast web and mobile apps or from Security Center
  • All video is stored in triplicate in the cloud, ensuring greater protection of recordings
  • 99.5% Uptime Guarantee backed by a Genetec SLA
  • Video can be correlated with other system events, including alarms, access control, and intrusion events, in Security Center

Stratocast Overview

Hassle-Free Installation & Maintenance
Stratocast connections offer organizations a simple solution to centrally monitor distributed sites, or extend the coverage of their existing Security Center system to remote locations. The service is easy to deploy, requiring no software installation, port forwarding or network setup, and allowing administrators to manage camera configurations remotely. Organizations can now significantly reduce deployment costs and on-going maintenance, making it an ideal solution for sites where IT staff, resources, and budget are limited.

Ensure Video Availability & Security 
Leveraging a network of globally distributed datacenters, Genetec ensures Stratocast availability and access to video that is backed by a 99.5% Uptime Guarantee. All video is stored in triplicate in the cloud, providing redundancy of recordings, and greater durability against hardware failure. To ensure the privacy of data and video, the system undergoes annual Security Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments, while all communications between the on-site system and the cloud is encrypted using TLS.

Deploy an Enterprise-Class Surveillance System in the Cloud

By leveraging Stratocast alongside Genetec FederationTM-as-a-Service capability, organizations can deploy a fully cloud-based Security Center system. Ideal for enterprise organizations that require a solution to centrally monitor multiple distributed sites, this strategy eliminates the need for onpremises servers, and reduces IT involvement by automating all software updates and maintenance. The service's highly elastic architecture enables additional sites to be added as an organization expands their operations across new locations, without commissioning any hardware.

Stratocast Deployment Options

Organizations can rapidly deploy Stratocast as a standalone solution across their sites and monitor video from web and mobile apps. Enterprise customers can also monitor Stratocast cameras from a central Security Center system, providing access to advanced functionality, while still maintaining all infrastructure in the cloud.



Stratocast Subscriptions

Basic Standard Premium
Up to 1280x720 Up to 1920x1080 Up to 1920x1080
Up to 5FPS Up to 10FPS Up to 15FPS

Monthly or annual terms available. All packages include Genetec™ Advantage for the length of the subscription term.


Stratocast connections are only supported with select edge devices. For the list of compatible cameras, visit:

  • Security Center Enterprise or Federation-as-a-Service is required to monitor Stratocast cameras in Security Center
  • Security Center 5.2 SR4 or above is required to monitor Stratocast cameras in Security Center