Smart IP Access is a rack-mountable IP device for remote, out-of-band KVM access to servers and network devices. It provides access via LAN, WAN, or internet connection to either a single server or to mixed server environments. Smart IP Access is ideal for data centers, high density server environments, and medium to large businesses that are managed by legacy KVM switches.Smart IP Access can be attached to almost any switch or server, and that makes it the ideal add-on device as it preserves your existing investment. It comes with configuration definitions for all Minicom and most third party KVM switches.Smart IP Access provides built-in serial remote control over two serial devices. For example, serial control of power management enables you to reboot remotely and to power servers on and off from any location. Smart IP Access offers industry standard, 128 bit SSL encryption to prevent security breaches. In addition, the dual IP connection provides redundancy and security so you can connect to an external network in addition to a secure internal network.