The Next Generation Network KVM over IP Switch
Maximize server uptime, from anywhere, with KVM-over-IP
Secure, non-blocked BIOS-level control of servers over an IP network
Cost-effective and easy “add-as-you-grow” scalability
“Zero U” server-powered design – no external power supply required
Virtual Media support
CAT5 KVM solution with virtually no cable length restrictions
Browser-based – no client software required
Remote KVM over IP for the Global IT Environment
Lantronix Spider provides secure KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) server management over an IP network. Unlike any other product on the market, Spider offers a flexible, scalable and affordable CAT5-based remote access KVM solution in a cable friendly, compact “zero-footprint” package.
Spider is ideal for remotely managing geographically distributed IT equipment. It eliminates server-to-switch CAT5 cable distance limitations and gives system administrators 24/7 access to mission critical servers distributed across a wide variety of network environments such as high-density data centres, corporate or university campuses, multi-floor buildings, branch offices, and test and development labs.
Connected directly to the server, Spider guarantees non-blocked access from any web browser, anywhere, at any time! More cost-effective than traditional KVM, it provides one of the lowest “cost-per-remote-user” server management solutions available. And no client software or external power supply is required. Amazingly scalable, Spiders can be easily daisy-chained together using Lantronix SwitchPort+™ integrated Ethernet switch technology. This provides an economical and highly flexible solution in environments where numerous cable drops and distance limitations can be a challenge when adding servers.
Access Servers Anytime, from Anywhere
KVM over IP switches are a valuable part of an effective infrastructure management strategy, enabling administrators to gain BIOS-level access to servers, perform maintenance and solve problems from virtually anywhere at a moment’s notice – regardless of location. However, the cable distance limitation between servers and a KVM switch present a problem. In a “distributed IT” environment a better solution is needed.
Lantronix Spider provides secure KVM access to servers over a standard IP network. It does not have the cable-length restrictions inherent with computer interface modules (CIMs) and current CAT5 KVM switches. Servers can be across the room or across the globe! Video degradation is not a factor, and additional cable drops are not necessary.
Fully Secure, Non-Blocked Remote Access
Lantronix Spider provides continuous availability to servers with 1:1 non-blocked access. This allows administrators to have guaranteed access to mission critical servers, regardless of how many of them need remote access. In other words, administrators are not locked in to a fixed number of remote users. And adding more remote users is simple and cost effective – just add another Spider!
Additionally with Spider, you can add remote IP users one server port at a time, rather than adding another switch that provides costly, pre-defined multiples. And there is no single point of failure with Spider deployments. If a unit is disabled, you lose access to just one server and the Spider is easily replaced.
Small Size, Big Performance… and No External Power Required
This unique Lantronix innovation is a fully-integrated, digital IP-based KVM switch. And it has all the capabilities of a traditional KVM switch – all in a miniaturised, zero-footprint package! About the size of a small chalkboard eraser and weighing about 6 oz., Spider does not consume any valuable rack space and is light enough to be cable-supported from the back of a server.
Available in USB and PS2 models, the unique low-power design enables Spider to be powered directly from the attached server, with no external power supply required.* A redundant power supply option is available.