Ganz Security
ZNS Series

ZNS Series

Video Management Software (VMS)


ZNS Series End-of-Life Notification

Ganz Security has begun the End-of-Life (EOL) process for the Ganz ZNS Series VMS software. The ZNS Series is being discontinued due to market demand, shifts in technology, and a change in focus and investment.

Timeline Definition Date
End-of-Life (EOL) Announcement End-of-Life notification for ZNS Series 01/31/18
End-of-Sale The last day to Purchase a ZNS Series license 12/31/18
End-of-Life (EOL) Support The last day to receive technical support for the ZNS Series 12/31/21
It is recommended that you upgrade to Ganz CORTROL VMS as early as possible. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

The ZNS Series VMS is an open architecture Video Management System (VMS). ZNS Series VMS accepts MJPEG, MPEG4 and H.264 as well as HD and megapixel video streams from Network (IP) cameras, encoders and video capture boards. ZNS Series is integrated with over 3000 devices from all major manufacturers. This along with ZNS Series VMS client-server architecture allows to build hybrid scalable solutions from a single NVR/DVR to the multiple server system handling thousands of cameras.  A user-friendly interface makes the most advanced surveillance features easy to use and understand. The ZNS suite of products is available in four scalable editions from personal to enterprise level, enabling you to tailor a solution to match your security needs.


  • Low Total Cost of Ownership due to free software updates for life, free technical support, and no annual fees.
  • DATA MINING with smart search filters for all Analytics.
  • License Plate Recognition (add-on product)
  • Broadcast Server for web and mobile clients
  • Video Analytics (add-on product) (people counting, car counting, object counting, intruder perimeter detection, direction filter, dwell filter, removed object detection, abandoned object detection, people tracker, smoke detection filter, tailgating, calibration, color detection, camera shake cancellation, camera tamper detection, enter exit filters, stopping filter and more
  • JPEG, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264 video compressions
  • HTTP, RTP, RTSP, TFTP  protocols
  • Certified ONVIF Profile S compliancy
  • 4K Ready
  • Chromecast support
  • ZNS Series API/SDK (ClientKit)
  • Two-way audio for Audio enabled devices
  • Multicast for multicast enabled cameras
  • Support for multiple capture boards for hybrid installations
  • Video and Audio recording, playback and export. Export both remotely and locally
  • Full, time-lapse, motion-controlled, scheduler-controlled recording
  • SAN, DAS and NAS storage support (DAS support for ZNS Series VMS servers)
  • Multiple monitors support
  •  Extensive user/group permissions control
  •  Web access from IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari browsers
  •  Mobile Applications for Android and iOS devices
  • PTZ control by Joystick and CCTV Keyboard
  • Bandwidth, FPS and resolution control
  • English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Hebrew, Hungarian, Chinese, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Korean, Japanese and Dutch localizations

Companion Products contain accessories, options and additional products that work well with ZNS Series.

ZNS Mobile
ZNR RAID-6 Server
You might also like to consider the following products. The item(s) listed contain many of the same features as ZNS Series as well as enhanced or additional features/specifications.

Open Network Video Interface Forum

Product images and specifications are subject to change without notice.
ZNS Specifications
ZNS-NVR Manual
GANZ ZNS-NVR Shareware
ZNS Supported IP Cameras
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