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.

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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.

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