Posts Tagged ‘reliability’

A Strong Warranty Can Say a lot about the Quality of a Serial Switch Product

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The process of shopping for a serial switch product to serve as an out of band management solution can often be confusing. When you compare the various features and capabilities offered by the many different makes of serial switch products on the market, it’s fairly easy to see that they all offer a wide range of similar features related to out of band access, connectivity, security, event monitoring and alarm functions. It’s not that difficult to find a serial switch product that supports the capabilities needed by your out of band management application, but at first glance, it’s almost impossible to determine which serial switch product offers the highest levels of quality and reliability.

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Why is a Stronge Warranty Such an Imporant Feature for Serial Switch Products?

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

When selecting a serial switch for an out of band management application, there are many different features that network administrators typically look for. Some administrators need a serial switch with more alarm and notification features, other administrators are looking for a serial switch with plenty of security features and still other administrators are looking for a serial switch with data buffering capabilities. But there’s one important feature that should be of interest to all network administrators who need the out of band access capabilities provided by a serial switch; a strong, long-term warranty.

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