Archive for the ‘switched PDU’ Category

Control Power Switching and Reboot Functions at Remote Equipment Sites

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

An effective remote reboot solution enables administrators to restart unresponsive devices at remote sites without the delay or expense of a physical service call or truck roll. If the remote reboot solution also includes out-of-band communication capabilities, then this allows access to remote reboot functions even when normal network communication is unavailable. In most remote reboot applications, a Switched PDU is used to provide remote power switching and reboot capabilities.

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Managing Power and Reboot Switching at Remote Network Equipment Sites

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

When a remote network element crashes or becomes unresponsive, in many cases, a quick power reboot will bring the uncooperative device back online. While rebooting a network element located down the hall or in the room next door is generally a pretty simple proposition, the task of rebooting a remote element, located in a distant off-site facility, miles away from the central office can often prove to be a bit more of a challenge. In cases like this, a Switched PDU can provide fast, secure access to reboot functions at remote facilities without the need for a service call.

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Control Remote Power Switching and Initiate Reboot Cycles with a Switched PDU

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

The task of rebooting a problematic network element is fairly simple if the device in question is nearby, but when the unresponsive network element is located in a remote equipment rack, miles away from the central office a simple power reboot can prove to be a bit more of a challenge. If you’re responsible for maintaining remote network equipment, a Switched PDU provides a secure, reliable means to control power switching and initiate reboots at remote sites without the need for a service call.

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