APC Expands KVM Switch Offering.APC (1) (American Power Conversion Corporation, West Kingston, RI, www.apcc.com) The leading manufacturer of UPS systems and surge suppressors, founded in 1981 by Rodger Dowdell, Neil Rasmussen and Emanual Landsman, three electronic power engineers who had worked at MIT. , a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, recently expanded its Keyboard Video Mouse (hardware) Keyboard Video Mouse - (KVM) Used to describe a "KVM switch" that allows one keyboard, one video display and one mouse to be switched between two or more computers. (KVM (K Virtual Machine) A version of the Java Virtual Machine for small devices with limited memory. See J2ME. See also KVM switch.
KVM - Keyboard Video Mouse ) Switch offerings to include four new switches. These switches include 16-Port and 32-Port analog and digital models that feature Virtual Media and support up to eight remote IP users. The switches reduce time and costs associated with updating an installed server allowing IT administrators to update servers through the KVM Switch (1) See also KVM.
(2) (Keyboard Video Mouse switch) A device used to connect a keyboard, mouse and monitor to two or more computers. KVM switches are used to save space on a desktop when multiple computers are used by one user. , reducing the time and costs associated with updating an installed server. Access multiple KVM Switches from a single dashboard through the included APC Network Access Software. The Digital KVM Switches also integrate with APC Switchedw Rack Power Distribution Units (PDU (Protocol Data Unit) The technical name of a frame of data transmitted over the data link layer (layer 2) in a communications network. Ethernet and Token Ring are examples of this layer. ) for seamless power management.APC KVM Switches help to meet customer needs for server access and administration in InfraStruXure(tm) deployments. They improve return on investment through centralized access to servers in data centers, computer rooms, and remote branch offices. For more information on APC's KVM Switches and the company's other physical infrastructure products, please visit www.apc.com
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