Houston, TexasHewlett-Packard has developed the HP 1x4 Server Console Switch, a four-port integrated keyboard, video monitor, and mouse (KVM) system for managing multiple USB and PS2 devices from a single console.
One console controls four additional computers and up to three additional USB 2.0 devices.
Available in a compact rack-mount or tabletop configuration, the switch supports devices including computers, servers, and peripherals such as printers, scanners, and storage.
The HP 1x4 Server Console Switch brings commercial grade quality to small and medium businesses. High-speed USB 2.0 pass-through ability improves data transfer speeds when upgrading applications or operating systems.
The console switch features three USB ports on the front panel to enable USB peripheral device connection. Once connected, these USB peripheral devices can be accessed by up to four of the attached computers. Using a hot key command, the user can select peripheral sharing to the target computer selection.
The HP 1x4 Server Console Switch supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536. For customers with rack mount servers, the switch fits neatly into a standard 19-inch rack.
Pricing: $229 may vary by country or region.
Availability: Now through authorized dealers.
Hewlett Packard, 1-800-282-6672 or 1-281-370-0670, www.hp.com/go/intrastructure.