Power Management Capabilities
The AF653A HP KVM Console 16 Ports KVM Switch includes several power management capabilities that can help IT administrators save energy and reduce costs in the data center.
- Power Capping: The KVM switch supports power capping, which allows IT administrators to limit the amount of power consumed by connected servers. This feature can help prevent power surges and reduce energy costs.
- Remote Server Power Control: The KVM switch supports remote server power control, allowing IT administrators to power on, power off, or reset servers from a remote location. This feature can help save time and reduce the need for on-site visits.
- Power Monitoring: The KVM switch includes power monitoring capabilities that enable IT administrators to track the power consumption of connected devices. This feature can help identify power-hungry devices and optimize power usage.
- Power Sequencing: The KVM switch supports power sequencing, which allows IT administrators to configure the order in which devices are powered on or off. This feature can help prevent power surges and ensure that devices are powered on in the correct order.
Maintenance and Support Options
The AF653A HP KVM Console 16 Ports KVM Switch is a hardware device that allows multiple servers to be accessed and controlled from a single console. In terms of maintenance and support options, here are some things to consider:
- Warranty: The AF653A KVM Switch typically comes with a standard manufacturer warranty. Check the length of the warranty and what it covers, so you know what to expect in terms of support.
- Technical support: If you encounter any issues with your KVM switch, you may need to reach out to technical support for assistance. Check what type of support is available, such as phone, email, or online chat, and whether it is available 24/7 or during specific hours.
- Firmware updates: It is important to keep the firmware of your KVM switch up to date to ensure it is functioning properly and to address any known issues or security vulnerabilities. Check if firmware updates are available and how to install them.
- Replacement parts: If any components of the KVM switch fail or need to be replaced, check what replacement parts are available and how to order them.
- Service contracts: Some companies offer service contracts for their KVM switches, which provide additional support and maintenance options beyond the standard warranty. Check if service contracts are available and what they include.
Performance and Reliability
The AF653A HP KVM Console 16 Ports KVM Switch is designed to deliver high performance and reliability in data center environments. Here are some key features that contribute to its performance and reliability:
- High Port Density: With 16 ports, the KVM switch provides a high level of connectivity and flexibility for IT administrators to manage multiple servers from a single console. The high port density also reduces the need for additional KVM switches and cables, simplifying the setup and maintenance of the data center.
- Fast Switching: The KVM switch features fast switching between servers, with switching times as low as 1.5 seconds. This enables IT administrators to quickly access and manage servers, improving productivity and reducing downtime.
- Compatibility: The KVM switch is compatible with a wide range of servers and operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware ESXi. This ensures that the KVM switch can integrate seamlessly with existing data center infrastructure.
- Secure Remote Access: The KVM switch includes multiple security features, such as SSL encryption, LDAP and Active Directory authentication, and IP/MAC filtering. These features help ensure that remote access to servers is secure and protected from unauthorized access.
- Redundant Power Supplies: The KVM switch includes redundant power supplies, which help ensure that the switch remains operational even in the event of a power failure or other hardware issue. This improves the reliability of the data center and reduces the risk of downtime.
General Information about this HP AF653A
- Manufacturer: HP
- Part Number or SKU# AF653A
- Device Type: Kvm Switch
Key Features of Kvm Switch
- Namber of Network Ports: 16 X Kvm
- Enclosure Type: Rack-Mountable
- Subtype: Kvm
- Kvm Local Users Qty: 2 Local Users
- Server Connection Via Twisted Pair: Cat5
- Keyboard / Mouse Interface: USB
- Features: On-Screen Display
Expansion / Connectivity of 16 Ports Switch
- Interfaces: 16 X Kvm - Rj-45 ¦ 1 X - Management ¦ 1 X Cascading - Rj-45 ¦ 2 X Vga - Hd-15 ¦ 4 X Keyboard (Usb) - Type A ¦ 4 X Mouse (Usb) - Type A
Dimension and Weight
- Width: 17.00 Inch
- Depth: 6.5 Inch
- Height: 1.7 Inch
- Weight: 4.60 lbs
About Refurbished Products
Users can access their systems more efficiently with the best choice of KVM switches. There is no need for extra expenses or a cluster of computing devices anymore. AllHDD offers a wide range of high-quality products to help administrators improve productivity.
It would be best not to pass the opportunity of using multiple computers with a single mouse, keyboard, and monitor. It is the best way for administrators to have centralized updates and real-time maintenance.
Choosing to use a KVM switch is a worthwhile decision for users working in data centers with servers in racks. In such areas, there's a need to switch between several servers in the rack cabinet. A KVM switch helps users to access two or more computers easily while using a single mouse, keyboard, and monitor.
All that is required is a simple connection between the network KVM switch and the users' computer. When the connectivity with the IP KVM switch is confirmed, switching between signals becomes possible. This ensures that signals from emulated mouse and keyboard get to the computer system without affecting the system operations.
The KVM switches offered also give users stable video resolution. They are compatible with several different computer platforms and a wide range of operating systems. Users can employ these devices to interface between several mice, monitor, and keyboard brands.
The number of ports that come with the KVM switch will determine the maximum number of PC connections it can support. Users will find switches that range from 1 port to 4 port and up to 32 port. Many of these options can also be expanded to have more ports. That way, users can connect to even more computer devices.
The more the KVM switch ports, the bigger the working environment it tends to go into. For example, it is best to employ a 2-port switch for desktops, while an 8-port or 16-port switch can work well in server rooms.
In addition, AllHDD also offers administrators other switch accessories for improved peripheral-sharing capabilities.
Simplified Sharing Methods
The IP KVM switch options help users to simplify sharing method between computer devices. There are options that are perfect for use at home, offices, medium-sized businesses, and even larger enterprises.
Users who need to streamline their workstations and eliminate some setups efficiently can employ these devices. They reduce clutter by reducing the number of devices needed for operations. They also support high-quality video resolution, ensuring that users get excellent images on the screen at all times.
Users can easily switch and control any connected devices using only remote buttons. Some options do not require an external power supply. They also support hot-plugging. Therefore, it is easy to remove or add computers to the KVM switch. Users can also easily expand their USB sharing by using the mouse or keyboard port.
Secure Network Switching
These cost-effective network solutions increase data security. They ensure that switching between connected devices is secure. They are the best solutions to every connectivity needs!
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