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A Console Access Solution to Replace the Vanishing Cisco 2509

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

For many years, the Cisco 2509 has provided network administrators with an effective, reliable solution for remote console access. Sadly though, due to its discontinuation as a product, the Cisco 2509 has become increasingly difficult to find over the past decade. In fact, Cisco 2509 units have become so rare, that many network administrators have been forced to seek out a replacement for the 2509; especially in applications where a large number of console access devices are required. Fortunately for network professionals who are faced with rapidly growing remote console access requirements, WTI’s TSM-DPE series Console Access Servers provide an ideal replacement for the Cisco 2509.


A Console Access Solution to Replace the Cisco 2509

Monday, July 8th, 2013

The Cisco 2509 router/hub has long been a favorite solution for network engineers who need reliable access to console port functions on remote network equipment. In fact, the Cisco 2609 did such a great job of providing remote console access that many network administrators continued to rely on the 2509 even after the product was discontinued in 2004. But now, nine years after the venerable 2509 was discontinued, network managers are faced with a new problem; Cisco 2509 units are getting increasingly difficult to find and in order to support the expanding access needs of a constantly growing network infrastructure, the time has come to find an appropriate replacement for the Cisco 2509 that’s both fully supported and readily available in large quantities.