Northern Video Systems to Distribute ioSafe Product Line

Rocklin, CA, June 23, 2008 --( Northern Video Systems, a leading distributor of security, surveillance and IP video equipment announced an agreement with ioSafe to distribute their full line of innovative, advanced disaster protected hardware products.

Northern Video Systems will be integrating the ioSafe® 3.5 Series of internal hard drives with disaster protection into its video surveillance systems. The ioSafe 3.5 drives are the first internal hard drives rated to protect data from fire and full immersion in water. They can be deployed and used exactly like any other industry-standard 3.5-inch disk drive and integrated into a wide range of systems that use hard drives for data storage, including PCs, servers and digital video recorders - with the added capability of disaster protection

"We are excited to offer ioSafe's innovative disaster protected data storage products to our dealers and integrators, who can now provide end-user customers with a Northern Video surveillance system that has the valuable extra benefit of disaster protection," said Brian James, Vice President, Northern Video Systems. "By protecting critical video surveillance data, the ioSafe line offers customers significant help with their disaster prevention and recovery strategies."

Northern Video has been serving systems integrators and dealers in North America for over 20 years and will distribute ioSafe products through their corporate headquarters in Rocklin, California, and distribution centers in Texas and New Jersey.

"Protecting data wherever it is vulnerable is our mission," said Robb Moore, CEO of ioSafe. "Working with Northern Video Systems to integrate our 3.5 Series of hard drives with disaster protection into surveillance systems provides customers protection for the data recorded just prior to a disaster. Enabling surveillance data to survive a fire or flood is critical for companies dealing with insurance claims and loss mitigation. Video surveillance evidence that can survive floods or fires may also be critical for police, fire department or Homeland Security installations."

About Northern Video Systems

Since 1986, Northern Video Systems has been a leading distributor of security, network video and surveillance equipment. The company has built a foundation for sales, customer service and value added systems integration that is second to none in the high volume distribution market. As one of the fastest growing security providers in the country, Northern Video prides itself on its extreme commitment to the customer and ability to deliver additional services such as system design and integration. Northern's ability to deliver the industry's most innovative products at the most affordable prices, from one knowledgeable single source provider, gives their dealers the freedom of choice when building the right system for their clients. Northern Video Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 3625 Cincinnati Ave., Rocklin, CA 95765. Phone (800) 366-4472; Please visit

About ioSafe

Like an aircraft black box for data, ioSafe provides innovative disaster-proof hardware and disaster recovery services as a cost-effective way for corporations and consumers alike to protect their irreplaceable data. Recognized in 2008 by Byte and Switch editors as one of the Top 10 Storage Startups to Watch, ioSafe delivers disaster-proof hardware plus services that add physical security, patented cooling technology, natural disaster protection and regulatory compliance features to standard hard drive-based systems. ioSafe is a privately held company with headquarters in Auburn, Calif. Please visit


Contact: Cinthia Bentley, Marketing Manager, Northern Video Systems, 916.543.4195,
Northern Video Systems
Cinthia Bentley
(916) 543-4195