The Smart 216 IP gives 3 simultaneous KVM users (1 local and 2 remote system administrators) secure, BIOS-level access and control up to 16 servers. In addition, 2 remote users can operate serial sessions for controlling serial devices such as routers, managed network switches or PDU. This device utilizes the highly secure 128 bit SSL protocol to guard your corporate data through every kind of remote access device. This technology efficiently prevents unauthorized access and security breaches.The Smart 216 IP overcomes many challenges facing distributed server rooms and data centers; it's the ideal solution for forward-looking corporations requiring a versatile, high-performance KVM switch today. This rackmountable, 1U-sized switch features Minicom KVM over Cat5 technology that directly connects the switch to each server in the room, and thus eliminates cable clutter.It provides up to 30m (100 feet) of distance between server and switch. The Smart 216 IP enables 2 remote users seamless access to target servers via a single IP address. Features: USB keyboard and mouse console, seamless centralized management with KVM.net, multi-platform support (PS/2 and USB), integrated power control, remote support control of 2 serial devices. Rackmount brackets included.