Compact serial console

Avocent ACS800 targets retail, education and financial edge market segments with IT remote access and IoT connectivity.


The Avocent ACS800 models have two, four, or eight serial ports - with multi-protocol serial support including RS232, RS485 and RS422 - four USB ports, an environmental sensor port and a digital output port. Courtesy: VertivVertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, announced a new compact serial console that will extend their portfolio of Internet of Things (IoT) enabled devices, offering a solution for remote monitoring, out-of-band management and IoT connectivity for market segments beyond the traditional data center. The new Avocent® ACS800 serial console leverages the technology platform of the Avocent ACS8000 serial console launched in the Fall of 2016, but brings a compact form factor and a cost-efficient connectivity feature set.

This additional product platform demonstrates a continuing push to modernize the role that serial consoles can serve within networks. Maintaining high availability and providing remote management of IT equipment remain cornerstone features of the new Avocent ACS800 serial console. The compact form factor and low-cost pricing position, coupled with new target connectivity features, make this solution a good fit for Edge and IoT focused market segments, including users with multiple remote locations, such as education, financial and retail.


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