Tripp Lite's B020-U08-19-K NetDirector™ 8-Port Rackmount Console KVM Switch is the smart solution for controlling multiple computers and servers in IT applications. It combines a keyboard, touchpad, 19-in. color LCD and 8-port KVM switch in a 1U rack drawer for compact storage and easy access without compromising control over connected servers. The heavy-duty enclosure, high-quality LCD, premium connectors and uncomplicated controls ensure trouble-free operation in demanding high-availability environments. Dual-rail models allow the LCD to remain open while the keyboard is stored out of the way to avoid blocking rack enclosure doors and data center aisles.
B020-U08-19-K Technical Details:
Control an entire network with one keyboard, mouse and monitor from 1U of rack space
Includes 8-port KVM switch, keyboard, touch pad, numeric keypad, 19-in. LCD and 8 PS/2-USB combo KVM cable kits
LCD supports video resolutions of up to 1280 x 1024)
Compatible with PS/2 and USB computers and servers
Supports Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Win7 and Linux operating systems
All-in-One Network Management for Critical Systems The B020-U08-19-K combines an 8-port KVM switch, keyboard, touch pad, numeric keypad, 19-in. LCD and built-in IP remote access capability in a compact housing that stores neatly in a 1U rack drawer and pulls out when needed. No server-resident software is required, and upgradable firmware fine-tunes compatibility with emerging standards.
Supports Multiple Platforms The B020-U08-19-K supports both PS/2 and USB connections using 8 included Tripp Lite P778-Series PS/2-USB Combo KVM Cable Kits. You can connect multiple versions of multiple platforms in any combination, including UNIX®, Linux, Windows®, Mac OS®, Solaris™ and more.
Simple, Flexible Network Control The B020-U08-19-K is designed to ease multi-server management in data centers, server rooms and other high-density environments. BIOS-level access allows network administrators to solve complex problems efficiently and restore service before downtime affects productivity. An advanced on screen display (OSD) provides a graphical user interface with management tools including custom port labeling, auto-scanning and panel array mode. Users may also select a connected computer using on-console pushbuttons or keyboard hotkey commands. Two LEDs per KVM port indicate (1) when a computer is connected to a KVM port and powered on, and (2) when a computer is selected. Two USB ports are provided for connection of an external mouse and flash drive.
Control Multiple Computers The B020-U08-19-K is capable of controlling up to 504 servers/computers by daisy-chaining additional KVMs (Tripp Lite model B022-U16). This gives network managers the flexibility to add capacity when it's needed.
Access Servers Anywhere with IP Remote Access Accessory With the addition of an optional IP Remote Access Unit (Tripp Lite model B051-000, sold separately), the B020-U08-19-K provides secure IP remote access to connected servers/computers without requiring additional rack space. IP remote access enables system administration, BIOS-level troubleshooting, GUI application installations, equipment reboots and more to be accomplished from any location using a standard Web browser or multi-platform client software. A modem port provides optional out-of-band dial-up access to equipment when the network or Internet connection goes down. The B051-000 also supports USB virtual media access.
Secure Every Connection The B020-U08-19-K offers two levels of password protection (administrator/user) to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to connected servers/computers.
Peace of Mind The B020-U08-19-K comes with a 1-year manufacturer's product warranty.