APC by Schneider Electric expands KVM switch

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Expansion includes virtual media, up to eight IP users and 32 ports

APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, recently expanded its Keyboard Video Mouse (KVM) Switch offerings to include four new switches. These switches include 16-Port and 32-Port analogue 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 by allowing IT administrators to update servers through the KVM Switch. Multiple KVM Switches can be accessed from a single dashboard through the included APC by Schneider Electric Network Access Software. The Digital KVM Switches also integrate with APC by Schneider Electric Switched Rack Power Distribution Units (PDU) for seamless power management.

APC by Schneider Electric KVM Switches help to meet customer needs for server access and administration in InfraStruXure deployments. They improve return on investment through centralised access to servers in data centres, computer rooms, and remote branch offices.

About APC by Schneider Electric

In February 2007, APC and MGE UPS Systems combined to form a $3.5 billion (2.4 billion) Critical Power & Cooling Services business unit of Schneider Electric. Together, APC and MGE offer the industrys most comprehensive product and solution range for critical IT and process applications in industrial, enterprise, small and medium business and home environments. APC and MGE solutions include uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), precision cooling units, racks, and design and management software, including APC's InfraStruXure architecture, the industrys most comprehensive integrated power, cooling, and management solution. Backed by the industrys broadest service organisation and an industry leading R&D investment, the combined companys 12,000 employees help customers confront todays unprecedented power, cooling and management challenges. Schneider Electric, with 112,000 employees and operations in 190 countries, had 2007 annual sales of $25 billion (17.3 billion).

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