Posts Tagged ‘dry contact relay’

Fast, Secure Remote Reboot Capabilities for Cisco 8700 Watt Power Supplies

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

When a server or router locks up or refuses to cooperate, often a simple power reboot provides the best way to restore communication with the unresponsive device.

It’s pretty easy to reboot a malfunctioning network device if the device is located in a nearby equipment rack, but if an unresponsive router or server is located miles away in a remote network equipment rack or off-site data center, even a simple power reboot can sometimes be a challenge … especially if you’re being hounded by anxious network users who don’t have time to wait for vital network services to be restored while your service team is en route to the site.

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The Relay Control Switch – Remote Control for Dry Contact Relays

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

A Relay Control Switch can provide secure, reliable control of remote relays on high amp devices such as Cisco Catalyst 6500 8700 Watt Power Supplies or industrial HVAC systems. Rather than directly switching a high amp power switch, a Relay Control Switch opens or closes a dry contact relay to switch high amp devices On and Off remotely. A full featured relay control switch can open, close, reboot or default relays on high amp devices, on demand, in response to alarm conditions or according to a user-defined schedule.

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