• Up to 10,000 video recorders and 128,000 video channels
  • Browser-based user interface, VMware virtualization and High Availability, Microsoft Active Directory (LDAP) integration
  • Centralized system and user management
  • Multi-level, user access privileges
  • Remote access to live video with March Networks Cloud

March Networks Command Enterprise is a fully distributed software solution ideal for your multisite installations or multiple recording server/ embedded video recorder environment.

With Command Enterprise, you get the tools you need to manage high-quality video along with integrated audio and system data. Plus, you can use the VMS software to gather valuable business intelligence that can help your organization operate more efficiently.

Centralized Control and Configuration

Command Enterprise Screenshot

Command Enterprise’s centralized user authentication, device mass configuration and system management reduce the overall cost of owning a video surveillance solution.

Command Enterprise runs on commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) servers and supports appliances running in VMware and other virtualized environments. It also allows you to access live video remotely – from any location – using your iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Windows Mobile device with March Networks Cloud.

Key Features

  • Up to 10,000 recorders and 128,000 video channels
  • Web-based User Interface (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome)
  • Central system and user management
  • Multi-level, user-access privileges

System Deployment

  • LDAP/Windows Active Directory integration
  • Fully customizable system topology and explorer navigation
  • Recorder/device configuration import/export
  • Edge device firmware mass management
  • Recorder device discovery
  • Central license management

Central Health Monitoring

  • Alert inbox for recording platforms and edge devices issues
  • S.M.A.R.T. alerts from disks
  • Recording monitoring
  • Searchable health history database

Choose the Command solution that's right for your business

System Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Supported Operating Systems Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Supported Web Browsers Firefox
Internet Explorer
Safari
Chrome
Firefox
Internet Explorer
Safari
Chrome
Firefox
Internet Explorer
Safari
Chrome
Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections 32 64 Unlimited
Maximum Number of Recording Servers 1 1 10,000
Maximum Number of Cameras 6 128 (32-channel max.
on 32-bit OS)
128,000
SQL Database Support No No Yes
Web-Services Support No No Yes
Server Virtualization
Device Discovery
   
System Management Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Microsoft Active Directory/LDAP
Central User Management    
Central Health Monitoring    
Central License Management    
Mass Management - Device Configurations    
Mass Management - Firmware Upgrade    
Device Overview    
System Diagnostics
E-Pass (Encoder Pass-Through)
Web-Based Configuration and Management
Logical Navigation Tree    
Personal Navigation Tree
   
Integrations Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Server API/SDK
ONVIF Support
Third Party Cameras Support
Access Control Integration
Text Insertion Support  
Live Monitoring Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
PTZ Control
Tours and Presets
Support for CCTV Keyboards  
Text Overlay  
Privacy Masking
Megapixel/HD Video Support
Virtual Matrix  
Video Grids (Views)
Carousel/Sequence  
Interactive Mapping
Multiple Monitors Support  
Video Wall Management  
   
Alarm Management Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Alarm Inbox  
Alarms/Outputs Management  
Alarm Acknowledgement Procedure  
Automated Email Notification on Alarm  
March Networks Video Analytics  
Customizable Alarms  
   
Investigation Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Alarm Search & Playback  
Graphical Timeline
Timeline Visual Finder
Archive Thumbnails
Frame-by-Frame
Instant Replay
Side-by-Side Live and Archive Viewing
Calendar Archive Search
Motion Histograms
Snapshot of Live/Archived Video
Video Export (MP4, proprietary CME)
Command Player
Synchronized Playback
Snapshot/Exported Video Authentication
Storage & Recording Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Video Retention Time Max 7 days Unlimited Unlimited
Video Retention Policies Yes Yes Yes
Multi Sector Archiving
Edge Recording (Shadow Archivingª)
Network Storage Support
Edge Recording Synchronization
Synchronized Audio Recording
Recording on Analytics Alarm
Recording on Physical Alarm
Motion Recording
Pre and Post Alarm Recording
Recording on Schedule
Redundant/Failover Recording  
   
User Management Command Lite Command Professional Command Enterprise
Default User Profiles    
Restrict Access by Customizable Folders    
Restrict Access by Camera
Restrict Access by Schedule  
Smartcard/USB Token Support  
Connection Management
IP Address Filtering

Command Client Overview

Command User Interface Overview

Command Mass Management

Command Mass Management

Command User Management

Command User Management

Command Health Monitoring

Command Health Monitoring

Please contact your March Networks Sales Engineer for specific project sizing. The recommended system requirements are estimated for a typical usage, under the assumption that the cameras are configured to consume 2-4 Mb/s of bandwidth, overall.

Command Enterprise Servers
  Small
< 10 recording servers
Mid
10 - 100 recording servers
Large
Up to 10,000 recording servers
Operating system (OS) Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Processor (CPU) Dual Core Intel Xeon Quad Core Intel Xeon Dual Quad Core Intel Xeon
HDD space 4 GB (minimum) 6 GB (minimum) 4 GB - add 2 GB per 100 CRS or recorders
Storage RAID 5 or better is recommended (SAS drives recommended for more than 10 recording servers). The network connection to external storage must provide the peak bandwidth required by the application.
Infrastructure If you are integrating LDAP with the Command Enterprise Server, a Microsoft Active Directory Server is required (provided with Windows Server).

If your system is managing more than 250 CRSs/recorders, March Networks recommends that you use a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or 2012 as the external database, instead of the pre-configured Microsoft SQL Server Express 2012 included with Command Enterprise.
Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet 2 x Gigabit Ethernet 2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Memory 4 GB 4 GB 1333 MHz 8 GB 1333 MHz
Command Recording Servers
  Small
< 32 cameras
Mid
32 - 64 cameras
Large
< = 128 cameras
Operating system
(OS)
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7 (64 bit)
Windows 8 (64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (64 bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 7 (64 bit)
Windows 8 (64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (64 bit)
Processor (CPU) Dual Core Intel i5 2.0 GHz Quad Core Intel i7 2.0 GHz Quad Core Intel Xeon 2.0 GHz
HDD space 25 GB (minimum) 25 GB (minimum) 25 GB (minimum)
Storage In addition to the storage used by the OS, you will require internal or external storage (DAS, NAS, SAN) with the space and bandwidth capacity suitable for the application that is recording video. The network connection to external storage (NAS, SAN) must provide the peak bandwidth required by the application.
Network interface Gigabit Ethernet 2 x Gigabit Ethernet 2 to 4 x Gigabit Ethernet
Memory 2 GB 4 GB 8 GB 1333 MHz
Client Applications
  Command Config and Client Command Player SiteManager
Operating system
(OS)
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
Windows 7,
Windows 8 and
Windows 8.1, with Microsoft .NET Framework 4 installed
Windows 7
Windows 8
Processor (CPU) Dual Core Intel Core 2 or better Dual Core Intel Core 2 or better Dual Core Intel Core 2 or better
Hard drive space 50 MB 50 MB 150 MB
Network interface Gigabit Ethernet N/A Gigabit Ethernet
Memory 2 GB RAM Minimum
4 GB RAM Recommended
2 GB RAM Minimum
4 GB RAM Recommended
2 GB RAM Minimum
4 GB RAM Recommended
Video card Any video card (128 MB per monitor minimum) capable of 24-bit color depth (true color) Any video card (128 MB per monitor minimum) capable of 24-bit color depth (true color), compatible with Microsoft DirectX 11 and Direct3D. Any video card (128 MB per monitor minimum) capable of 24-bit color depth (true color) and compatible with Microsoft DirectX 9 (or later), and Direct3D
Web browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 (or later, Windows OS only), Chrome (latest version, Windows OS only), Firefox (up to version 29.0), Safari 5 (Mac OS X Snow Leopard only) with Microsoft Silverlight 5.x browser plug-in N/A N/A

Supported Third-Party IP Cameras

Our Command video management system (VMS) software and hybrid network video recorders (NVRs) integrate with many leading third-party surveillance cameras and devices.

See which cameras we support, or search for a specific camera, by using our tool below.

Please identify which March Networks platform you are using.

Hybrid NVRs
Command VMS

Command Enterprise

Command Enterprise Base License
27207

Command Enterprise CRS Channel License
27208

Command Enterprise Redundant / Failover CRS Channel License
27209

Command Enterprise Recorder Connection License Bundle
31146


 

Software Maintenance

Advanced Software Support – 1 Year
24315

Premium Software Support – 1 Year
24316

Advanced Software Support – 2 Years
24315-102

Premium Software Support – 2 Years
24316-102

Advanced Software Support – 3 Years
24315-103

Premium Software Support – 3 Years
24316-103

Command Enterprise Bundle

Command Enterprise Management Server
28227

Upgrading to Command Enterprise

VMS 2.x.x Upgrade to Command Enterprise
(for customers with no software maintenance agreement in place) 27214

Command Professional to Command Enterprise
27215

Command Professional to Command Enterprise
(redundant channel license)
27216

March Networks Cloud

Single User Access for One Year
27511