Genetec of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, now offers Stratocast, a powerful Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) powered by the Windows Azure cloud computing platform. It allows small and medium-sized businesses to have reliable video surveillance without the costs and complexities associated with installing and managing on-site hardware and storage. Enterprise customers can use the service to deploy surveillance within satellite or remote locations. It includes high-definition video capture, intelligent video management with automatic alerts, and a feature that adds new cameras to remote locations for unified security management. It also features edge recording and video trickling capabilities.