Posts Tagged ‘current consumption alarm’

Remote Reboot with Monitoring and Alarm Functions

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Most network administrators are already pretty familiar with the benefits that are provided by a remote reboot. When a vital network element at a remote network equipment site suddenly locks up and refuses to respond, often, a simple remote reboot can take care of the problem and get the network device back up and running again. In fact, remote reboot capabilities are such a key element of most out of band management solutions, that it’s becoming increasingly rare to find an off-site data center or remote network equipment cabinet that doesn’t support the ability to remotely reboot servers, routers and other network devices at the site.

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The IP Power Switch – Remote Problem Solving for Offsite Network Equipment

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Network administrators who are responsible for managing offsite data centers and remote equipment racks are often faced with two common challenges: a lack of information regarding conditions and events at the remote equipment site, and the inability to deal with problems at the remote site without traveling there in person or sending a service team. When vital network elements such as servers and routers are located at an offsite facility, often the only way to really get one’s hands on a problem at the remote site is to travel there in person; an effective solution, but often also an expensive, time-consuming solution.

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IP Power Switches Help to Cut Service Costs and Minimize Network Downtime

Friday, July 8th, 2011

When a server or router at a remote network equipment site suddenly ceases to function, in many cases it only takes a simple power reboot to get that troublesome server or router back up and running again. If the malfunctioning network device is located down the hall or in the room next door, then rebooting the device is pretty simple. But what if that router or server are located hundreds of miles away from the office, in a remote equipment rack or off-site data center? In cases like this, an IP power switch can provide network administrators with the ability to reboot unresponsive network elements at remote sites as easily as if that device was located in the office next door.

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