Opengear Expands Product Line with 32-Port Next Generation Console Server

Opengear (www.opengear.com), provider of next generation console server and remote management solutions, announced a new line of 32 port units. The ten new 32 port units give Opengear more than 100 different products available, more than any other console server manufacturer. 

“There is no one-size-fits-all requirement with IT executives and data center managers. Nobody wants to buy a product that doesn’t fit their exact specifications, but sometimes they are forced to because vendors don’t have products that fit their needs,” said Bob Waldie, CEO of Opengear. “Our open source platform and customer driven product development enables us to create and manufacture a wide range of products to specifically fit our customers’ requirements.” 

A few highlights:

  • Opengear is announcing the new line of 32 port units for its Opengear IM4200 and Opengear CM4000 product
  • families, including two new GSM and CDMA cellular smart routers.
  • The 32-port IM4200 starts at $2,095 and the CM4000 starts at $1,395.
  • Opengear now has more than 100 different products available. This is up from 23 in 2008.
  • Opengear offers a 4-year warranty with free software downloads for the life of every console server.

About Opengear IM4200
The Opengear IM4200 advanced console server is an out-of-band management solution for serial console ports, servers, virtual servers, service processors, UPS & PDUs, environmental monitoring and more. The IM4200 family of advanced console servers enable system administrators to securely access and control their data centers and networks from anywhere in the world. 

The IM4200 includes:

  • Remote management for serial console ports, network hosts, UPS and PDUs from one single interface.
  • Secure In-Band and Out-of-Band access for dependable remote management.
  • Built-in modem, optional 3G cellular, and heartbeat monitor with automatic failover.
  • FIPS 140-2 approved security modules.
  • Tight integration of key open source management tools including Nagios, Network UPS Tools and Powerman.
  • Integration with Enterprise NMS via SNMP and seamless integration with Zenoss and Solarwinds.
  • Dual AC or DC power for redundancy.
  • Simple CAT5 cabling option for direct connections to Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint, HP ProCurve.
  • 16GB of internal flash memory for storing configurations and logging.
  • Enterprise-grade security compliance with data center access and security policies.

About Opengear CM4000
The Opengear CM4000 is the most efficient console server at the lowest cost available today. In one secure package, it includes out-of-band management solution for serial console ports, servers, virtual servers, service processors, UPS & PDUs, environmental monitoring and more. The CM4000 family of advanced console servers enables system administrators to securely access and control their data centers and networks from anywhere in the world. 

The CM4000 includes:

  • Remote management for serial console ports, network hosts, UPS and PDUs from one single interface.
  • Low power consumption.
  • Tight integration of key open source management tools including Nagios, Network UPS Tools and Powerman.
  • Integration with Enterprise NMS via SNMP and seamless integration with Zenoss and Solarwinds.
  • AC or DC power.
  • Enterprise-grade security compliance with data center access and security policies.
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About Opengear

Founded in 2004, Opengear delivers next generation intelligent solutions for managing critical IT and communications infrastructure. Opengear’s solutions, featuring embedded Smart OOB™ technology, equip our customers’ networks with intelligent automation and bulletproof resilience, enabling them to optimize technical operations and secure business continuity. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Utah, R&D operations in Australia and Silicon Valley, and sales offices in Europe, Asia and the USA. For more information, please visit www.opengear.com.

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