Posts Tagged ‘power outage’

A Serial Switch that Can Notify You When Power is Interrupted

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Sometimes, it’s difficult for a network administrator to know exactly what’s going on at a remote network equipment site. When the power supply to a remote device is interrupted, sometimes an administrator won’t know about it until a user complains or the power loss results in a larger problem. But it doesn’t have to be that way if your remote network equipment site includes a WTI Serial Switch. WTI Serial Switch products include a convenient Power Cycle Alarm that can promptly notify administrators when power is interrupted and then restored.


A Console Switch that Can Let You Know When a Power Supply Dies

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

One of the major challenges facing all network administrators, is the need to develop a system which will allows them to know immediately when network elements crash and cease to function. If power is lost at a remote network equipment site, how can the network administrator know about the power outage before it takes down the network and users start to complain? The most popular solution to this dilemma, is to make certain that the network includes a secondary, maintenance network and a console switch with appropriate environmental alarms and notification features.