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PDU /RPC Power Management

Supplier: Opengear Pty Ltd

The power management in Opengear's console servers is built on the open source Network UPS Tools and PowerMan management software and Opengear's monitoring software.


PowerMan was produced at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - find out more at
The Network UPS Tools project is sponsored by Eaton (PowerWare/MGE) - find out more at
Both these trusted open source solutions are extensively deployed in major enterprise data centers around the world.

This uniquely powerful management suite is embedded in every Opengear console server.


Consolidate management of hundreds of RPC/PDU systems using a single IP connection
Freedom from vendors that lock you into proprietary software for management
No management software to install on dedicated server computer
Simple browser and terminal access with strong authentication and encryption
Monitoring and logging with real time graphing and extensive alerts
Ensure Uptime, Emergency Out of Band access via broadband or dial up
One solution for IT management, Environmental Monitoring and Power Management

Control all RPC device types

The power management software monitors and controls all the RPC devices including:
- serial power distribution units (PDUs) Click for More
- network attached PDUs (browser or SNMP) Click for More
- servers with service processors or BMCs Click for More

Multi vendor support

Opengear console servers control the widest selection RPC and UPS devices. Supported PDU vendors include APC, Appro, Baytech, Avocent, Dataprobe, LNXI, Digital Loggers, ICS, Aviosys, MicroEnergetics, Phantom, Rose UltraPower, Server Technology and Western Telematic
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One central power management window

A simple Web interface monitors and controls all the Remote Power Control (RPC) devices in the data center or remote office. Authorized users have secure outlet control to power on, power off, and power cycle at the managed device level. Power metering and temperature monitoring are coupled with logging and alerts. Systems administrators now have one window to securely manage all their power infrastructure - no matter where it is located or how it is connected.


A vendor agnostic solution for monitoring and controlling all the power distribution units in your data center or remote branch office.