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GV GUARDIAN
Predict. Preempt. Resolve

Loss of signal continuity can have a significant financial impact on your bottom line. Grass Valley® has you covered with the GV GUARDIAN™ Remote Monitoring Solution.

GV GUARDIAN alleviates the biggest risk factor facing broadcasters today—the possibility of on-air failure—while it tackles the challenges associated with staffing, system management, and problem mitigation.

GV GUARDIAN makes proactivity easy and problem resolution fast, precise, and complete. To minimize risk and maximize uptime, GV GUARDIAN can help with:

  • Increasing system reliability through predicting problems before they become failures
  • Lowering service costs by resolving issues before they become catastrophic
  • Speeding up problem resolution via easy consolidation of error logs and failure data
  • Increasing productivity through system monitoring with minimal human intervention
  • Increasing accuracy and decreasing errors with task automation
  • Automating tasks that would otherwise be subject to human error


Service and Support
Grass Valley is about satisfied customers. That's why we provide 24/7/365 support and service—protecting your investments and keeping you on air.

  • SNMP, RMON, WMI, and Syslog interfaces to a potentially unlimited number of devices
  • Automatic device discovery and configuration across multiple subnets and WANs
  • User-customizable dashboards
  • User-configurable actions definable by event and device type
  • Reports for resource usage statistics alarms based on values and thresholds
  • Generate alarms/status and automatically restart processes, daemons, and services
  • Report directory structure, file, and folder access (including config and .ini file) changes with alerts based on values and thresholds
  • Alarms based on repeated instance of an event, value, or threshold
  • Drill down to access event details
  • Import configuration from spreadsheets
  • Incorporate third-party MIBs with no engineering effort
  • Enabling of cloud-based storage for data and logs
Server for GUARDIAN-TKPRO-01 and GUARDIAN-TKELT-01
Chassis: Standard EIA rack mount
Dimensions:
  • Height (1 RU): 4.26 cm (1.68 in.)
  • Width: 48.24 cm (18.99 in.) (includes rack latches)
  • Depth: 77.2 cm (30.39 in.) (includes PSU handles and bezel)
  • Weight: 16.3 kg (36 lbs.)a
Power Requirements:
  • Power: 502 watts
  • Voltage: 100-240 VAC
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Storage: 2x 146 GB SAS Drives
Operating System: Linux CentOS with VMware ESXI 5.1

User-provided Server
Requires a server class platform, able to host VMware ESXI 5.2, with at least the following dedicated resources:
  • High-performance processor with at least 4 available cores
  • 120 GB free usable HDD/SSD space
  • 8 GB of available RAM

Client Computers
Requires network connection and web browser:
  • Windows: Internet Explorer/Google Chrome/Firefox
  • Mac OS: Safari/Google Chrome
GUARDIAN-PRO
GV GUARDIAN software to monitor up to 100 devices with all available MIBs for Grass Valley products and a browser-based manager

GUARDIAN-ELITE
GV GUARDIAN software to monitor unlimited devices with all available MIBs for Grass Valley products and a browser-based manager

GUARDIAN-TKPRO-01
GV GUARDIAN software and server hardware to monitor up to 100 devices with all available MIBs for Grass Valley products and a browser-based manager

GUARDIAN-TKELT-01
GV GUARDIAN software and server hardware to monitor unlimited devices with all available MIBs for Grass Valley products and a browser-based manager

GUARDIAN-UPGD
Upgrade from GV GUARDIAN Pro to Elite

GUARDIAN-ESA-INC
90-day warranty uplift to ELITE service level

GUARDIAN-BSA-1YR
1-year BASIC Service Agreement

GUARDIAN-ESA-3YR
3-year ELITE Service Agreement

GUARDIAN-ESA-1YR
1-year ELITE Service Agreement

GUARDIAN-SPRO-REM
Remote Commissioning for one GV GUARDIAN system monitoring all Grass Valley products in a single facility
April 3, 2014
MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 — Today, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduced GV GUARDIAN, its new remote monitoring software application that is designed to minimize downtime and prevent failures across broadcast and media infrastructure operations. GV GUARDIAN proactively alerts engineering and/or IT personnel to problems and potential complications, making resolution fast, accurate, and complete.

Broadcast Infrastructure Control Solutions Data Sheet

Grass Valley control solutions offer the most comprehensive, multiformat solutions for acquisition, production, storage, and playback—and a strong foundation for centralized, proactive status and activity monitoring. With the increasing demands of multiplatform distribution and content repurposing, applications are required that efficiently and cost-effectively manage multiple video and audio signal paths while providing comprehensive tools to configure, monitor, and control broadcast infrastructure components.

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GV Guardian FAQ

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Top Reasons To Buy GV Guardian

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GV Guardian Solutions Brief

Grass Valley is well aware that media production and delivery is becoming increasingly complex. The associated hardware and software continues to become further distributed; and in fact, Grass Valley has been a pioneer in the technologies that have helped to enable this trend. The limited number of broadcast channels in the past has morphed into innumerable cable and satellite channels, Internet networks, and mobile media consumption.

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