With KCS next generation rack side console access solution, your local LCD console drawer and existing KVM gear can monitor access and control the full spectrum of serial console and network connected consoles. The KCS6000 thin client enables you to locally manage computers at the service processor level (IPMI, IBM-RSA, Dell-DRAC, HP-iLO, SUN-ALOM), operating level (VMWare) right up to the applications layers.
You can also control all your other "headless" infrastructure using the USB control ports on your UPS power units, the serial consoles on your routers and firewalls, and the browser management ports on the other devices.
Secure remote management
The KCS6000 also full provides in band and out of band control facilities. You can operate locally at the rack, while monitoring and managing these operations from a remote site. And you can do this using your existing KVM and KVMoIP equipment.
Security is assured with encrypted authenticated access and extensive local logging, monitoring, alert capabilities which can be extended with Nagios central management.