Product overview of the IBM 31R3143
The 31R3143 IBM 2X16 Local Console Manager KVM Switch 16-Ports 1735-2LX PS/2 CAT5 Rack-Mountable is a high-quality KVM switch designed for use in server rooms and data centers. The switch provides an efficient and effective way of managing multiple computers from a single console. This device comes with 16 ports and is rack-mountable, making it an ideal solution for businesses with multiple servers.
What is a KVM Switch?
A KVM switch is a device that allows users to access multiple computers from a single keyboard, video display, and mouse (KVM) console. KVM switches are commonly used in server rooms and data centers to manage multiple servers efficiently. They help reduce clutter and improve productivity by eliminating the need for multiple keyboards, monitors, and mice.
There are several benefits to using a KVM switch in a server room or data center. One of the primary benefits is that it allows users to access and manage multiple computers from a single console. This not only saves time but also reduces the clutter of multiple keyboards and monitors.
Another benefit of using a KVM switch is that it helps to improve productivity. By eliminating the need for multiple keyboards and monitors, users can focus on their work without the distraction of multiple screens. This can help improve efficiency and reduce errors.
The 31R3143 IBM 2X16 Local Console Manager KVM Switch 16-Ports 1735-2LX PS/2 CAT5 Rack-Mountable: Features
The 31R3143 IBM 2X16 Local Console Manager KVM Switch 16-Ports 1735-2LX PS/2 CAT5 Rack-Mountable is a high-quality KVM switch with several features designed to make managing multiple computers easier and more efficient. Some of the key features of this device include:
The switch comes with 16 ports, allowing users to connect up to 16 computers to a single console. This can help reduce clutter and improve productivity by eliminating the need for multiple keyboards and monitors.
PS/2 and CAT5 Support
The switch supports both PS/2 and CAT5 connections, making it compatible with a wide range of computers and servers. This flexibility allows users to easily connect their computers to the switch without the need for additional adapters or cables.
The switch is designed to be rack-mountable, making it an ideal solution for businesses with multiple servers. This allows users to easily install the switch in a server rack and free up valuable desk space.
The switch features an LCD display that provides users with important information about the connected computers, such as their status and IP addresses. This can help users quickly identify and troubleshoot any issues that may arise.
The switch also supports hotkey switching, allowing users to quickly switch between connected computers using a keyboard shortcut. This can help improve productivity and reduce errors by eliminating the need to use the mouse to switch between computers.
Overall, the 31R3143 IBM 2X16 Local Console Manager KVM Switch 16-Ports 1735-2LX PS/2 CAT5 Rack-Mountable is a high-quality KVM switch designed for use in server rooms and data centers. The device comes with several features designed to make managing multiple computers easier and more efficient, including 16 ports, PS/2 and CAT5 support, rack-mountable design, LCD display, and hotkey support.
Main Information about the Console Switch
- Manufacturer: IBM
- Part Number or SKU# 31R3143
- Product Type: Console Switch
- Enclosure Type : Rack-Mountable - 1u
- Ports : 16 X KVM Port(S)
- Kvm Local Users Qty : 2 Local Users
- Server Connection Via Twisted Pair : Cat5
- Keyboard / Mouse Interface : Ps/2
- Features : Server Connection Via Twisted Pair
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces : Keyboard / Video / Mouse (KVM) : 16 X Rj-45 Keyboard : 2 X Generic - 6 Pin Mini-Din (Ps/2 Style) - 1 Mouse : 2 X Generic - 6 Pin Mini-Din (Ps/2 Style) - 1 Display / Video : 2 X Vga - 15 Pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) - 1
About Refurbished Products
A networking switch offers users the chance to connect different network segments more effectively. These devices offer multi-port bridges that enable the processing of data and data routes in different models. A switch console makes it easy to connect to several computers inside a Local Area Network (LAN).
The activities of network switches are based on the data link layer of the OSI model. The switch console found at AllHDD employs software that helps analyze, optimize, and enhance network performance. Users can also choose the best operating parameters for any application at hand.
Advanced Connection Management and Troubleshooting
It can sometimes be daunting to find the best data and functionalities in a switch console. This frustration often comes from the inability to manage and monitor the network capabilities.
With the networking switches offered, users can easily troubleshoot their industrial applications. They can also assist in verifying first-line connections of a different network. Likewise, log system messages based on how severe they are.
Optimization of Network Traffic
With a networking switch, users can easily examine the amount and types of data they can receive or send from each switch console port. There are several options available, and users can get models with 1 port, 4 ports, 8 ports, 16 ports, 32 ports, 48 ports, 64 ports, and some other options.
The networking switch uses the ports to control data and traffic flow. That way, network segmentation is possible with several groups. Also, these switches can logically group devices so that traffic can be isolated between the groups.
Effective Distribution of Virtual Local Area Networks (LAN)
There are network switches with programs that allow them to distribute data to virtual LANs. Instead of wired networks, they use programming for distribution. It also simplifies network management. With a single network switch connection, users can easily manage several VLANs.
Increased Flexibility and Expendability
The ability to effect network change becomes easier with network switches. Users can easily add or reconfigure collision domains and other networks through the control interface. These configurations and changes can occur with lesser errors and in fewer seconds. This makes the switch control useful in industrial conditions.
Also, they can transmit data from various older technologies and meet the newer ones' standards. An incredible advantage of these devices is the possibility of future expansion. That is, users can add more manageable network switches with an increased number of ports.
Improved Security Features
Employing the use of a networking switch is not successful until the security of data is assured. Switches users get from here are reliable, and they come with standard cybersecurity features. Therefore, users can be sure that the information being passed through different networks are safe and secure.
For instance, the switch console can limit network access. When this happens, only trusted users could connect to the network. Also, it can prevent unauthorized users from setting up sub-networks. Switches offered may also limit management plane access. It does this via different authentication means such as LDAP, RADIUS, and others.
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