Posts Tagged ‘power reboot switch’

Reboot Remote Network Elements with a Power Reboot Switch

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

When a router or switch at a remote network equipment site crashes or becomes unresponsive, in many cases, all it takes to fix the problem is a simple power reboot. While this is a simple proposition if the network element is located in the office next door, it can be quite a dilemma if the unresponsive network element is located miles away from the office, and even more so if the problematic device makes normal network communication impossible. In cases like this a Power Reboot Switch provides a reliable, easy way to reboot network elements at remote equipment sites.


Why Do Most Large Corporate Networks Include an Out of Band Management Solution?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Sometimes, it almost seems like network equipment has a built-in, evil sense of humor; it always seems to crash at the time that you need it the most, and when it does crash, it’s never a box that’s located just down the hall, it’s always some router or server located two states away, in a remote equipment cabinet at the end of a long, unpaved road in the middle of nowhere. This doesn’t mean that network equipment always has the last laugh though; especially if your equipment rack includes an out of band management solution.