Opengear Partnerships Create New Abilities to Remotely Access and Monitor Networking Equipment

Opengear ( a leading provider of next-generation console server and remote management solutions, today announced a series of industry partnerships that create new levels of remote monitoring and network device management. 

“Major console server vendors are increasingly finding it difficult to compete with Opengear,” said Bob Waldie, founder and CEO of Opengear. “As we continue to leverage our open source platform and create innovative technology partnerships, we are improving the way IT professionals remotely access and manage all of their IT equipment.” 

Opengear has announced several partnerships with open source server and network monitoring solutions from Zenoss and SolarWinds, leading providers of network management and network monitoring software. Both partnerships extend monitoring capability to previously undetected devices and integrate a vital layer of out-of-band access methods to remote sites. 

The partnerships expand monitoring to new markets including Grid, Utility, Pipeline, Medical, Military, Industrial and more. 

The Zenoss and SolarWinds partnerships enable customers to:

  • actively monitor all the network devices, power equipment, and environmental conditions at their remote sites.
  • monitor previously undetected devices: RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, USB, digital I/O.
  • have point-and-click access to the remote site from within Zenoss and SolarWinds screens.
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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

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