Opengear Releases Affordable KVM-Over-IP Switch that Delivers Secure Remote and Local Server Management Access

Opengear (, a leading provider of next generation console server solutions, today announced the IP-KVM1001, an affordable palm-sized KVM-over-IP solution aimed at branch offices, labs, web hosting providers and data centers.. 

“The Opengear IP-KVM1001 is a single port KVM-over-IP switch that provides the most cost-effective and reliable way to manage distributed networks and remote sites,” said Bob Waldie, founder and CEO of Opengear. “In addition to the many benefits a KVM-over-IP solution offers, there is also a large world-wide installation base of legacy analog KVM that can now be IP-enabled for under $350 using the IP-KVM1001.”

Opengear’s IP-KVM1001 has several key features that provide ideal economical and IT efficiency benefits:

    • Cost effective ‘Zero U’ device for KVM control ‘at the rack’ or remotely over IP.
    • Provides full control of systems during boot up, BIOS maintenance or server/OS lock-ups.
    • Browser-based with strong encryption and authentication, no client software required.
    • Universal connectivity for USB and PS2 interfaces in one unit.
    • Virtual Media support for transferring files and installing patches and upgrades over IP.
    • Serial port for serial console access to switches, routers, firewalls, or an external modem for out-of-band access.

The Opengear IP-KVM1001 is no longer available.

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About Opengear

Opengear delivers secure, resilient access and automation to critical IT infrastructure, even when the network is down. Provisioning, orchestration and remote management of network devices, through innovative software and appliances, enables technical staff to manage their data centers and remote network locations reliably and efficiently. Opengear’s business continuity solutions are trusted by global organizations across financial, digital communications, retail and manufacturing industries. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with R&D centers in Silicon Valley and Brisbane, Australia. For more information please visit

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