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Method and Apparatus for Recording and Playback of Computer KVM Session Video Image Data

Video image recording is widely used in a great number of practical applications. In many cases, the changes occur only in small or scattered areas, and the video images either change slowly; remain unchanged for a period of time, or leave large portions of the image unchanged. One prominent example is the recording and playback of a computer KVM session in which the video or graphics output of a computer is streamed to a user's monitor...

How Virtual Server Environments Benefit from KVM Solutions

Virtualization is being adopted at increasing rates. That cannot be denied. But the implications of this fact are more nuanced and complicated than some may have you believe. The evolution of technology is gradual, and the support of multi-generational technologies is a long-term reality for IT managers. Practical hardware that supports these mixed environments, like KVM with built-in management software, is an enduring necessity ...

Taking KVM Switches Beyond the Data Center

Over the years, new applications that extend beyond KVM's original purpose within the data center have emerged. Organizations have applied KVM technology to a variety of non-data center scenarios, including kiosk management, surveillance, industrial computer control, and digital media/graphics environments ...

Digital KVM Switches Are Quite Popular – Analog KVM Switches Still Deserve Respec

KVM (Keyboard-Video monitor-Mouse) switches are an essential technology in modern data centers. These switches have been used for almost two decades to access multiple computers from one or more consoles, saving a great deal of space and power as contrasted to using individual monitors, keyboards and mice for each computer ...

Advanced Deskew Technology For Sharper Video in Extenders and Switches

Analog video (such as VGA and its higher resolution versions like XGA, UXGA and so forth) generally presents a high quality image to the user who sits in front of a computer workstation or server that's directly connected to the computer by short cables (typically 1 to 2 meters / 3 to 6 feet). In this context, the video quality is limited only by the quality of the computer's video card and of the monitor itself  ...

Video DynaSync™ – A Key Technology for Switched Sharing of Modern Monitors

Patent-pending ATEN technology relies upon EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) to facilitate a video resolution "handshake" between the monitor and the computer graphics card output even when the monitor and computer are isolated from one another by a KVM switch or extender. ATEN calls this technology Video DynaSync™ ...

Reclaiming Data Center Real Estate Using KVM and Remote Management Technologies

Many large companies do not realize the great pains that network administrators go through to maximize real estate in an enterprise-class data center. Space is costly and network administrators continually rely upon devices that help them do more with less. One such tool to aid in this effort is the KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) switch that enables IT pros to easily and effectively manage servers and other network devices - within the data center or from remote locations ...

Remote Management and the Information Infrastructure

The consolidation of various data center devices and servers running on multiple platforms provides network administrators with a more effi cient information infrastructure. After all, the less moving parts involved improves overall effi ciency and reliability. Using an end-to-end framework, organizations of all sizes can implement a centralized console to manage the data center infrastructure combining enterprise reliability and remote connectivity while reducing costs - all without compromising application and technology service levels ...

The Multiple of Multi-Platform KVM Technologies

Every time a network administrator turns around there are new standards, protocols and platforms to support in the data center - TCP/IP, Telnet, SSH, SSL, PPP, Solaris, USB, MacOS, Linux and Windows 2003 servers ??and the list goes on and on. Each of these offers their share of flexibility, standardization, compatibility and convenience. But they also pose challenges. In some cases, this creates "silos" of information and limits access from other applications on different platforms. Data center infrastructure needs to be centrally managed ...

Why Network Administrators Should Explorethe "V" in K-V-M Switches

Computer video signals have continued to evolve over the last several decades during which an enterprise reference to the "computer" shifted from mostly mainframe and larger "minicomputers" to the distributed client-server model that prevails today. In parallel, the TV has come a long way from the small black and white consoles of the 50s to color to large screen TVs and now HDTV LCD TVs ...

Taking Control:IP Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management

IT professionals have always wanted the flexibility of anytime, anywhere access to their servers, network devices, and applications. Whether problems caused by device failures, denial of service attacks, cyber intrusions and malware, or natural disasters, data centers are constantly at risk. This need for secure remote management has risen to the forefront as a top priority on the "To Do" list of network administrators. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, the affordability of IP remote management devices has enabled organizations of all sizes to benefit from secure over IP access across the room, throughout an office complex in a distributed computing environment or transcending global boundaries - all via an Internet connection and browser ...

USB and K-V-M switches The Rise of USB in the Data Center - The Implementation can Make the Difference

The past 12 years have seen the Universal Serial Bus (USB) grow from pipe dream into the de facto standard to power devices such as peripherals, portable memory devices, video game consoles, PDAs and portable media players. USB was originally designed to bring all serial and parallel ports on PCs to obsolescence since these were not standardized and required multiple device drivers to be continually developed and updated ...

Implement Data Center Energy Saving Management with Green Data Center Environment and Energy Performance Indicator

The intelligent rack PDU (IRP) is by far the most accurate tool in measuring power consumed by information equipment. Located within individual cabinets, the rack PDU is the last device distributing power to information equipment, and so is the best point for taking their power consumption measurements let alone the remote on/off and ambient parameter measurement function possessed by some high end IRPs ...

Improve competiveness of IDC and enterprise data centers with DCIM

Equipment managed by most DCIM software include power supply, air conditioning, computing devices, storage for the normal operation of information, servers, switches, and routers. Professional DCIM systems outperform conventional manual management because of their ability to satisfy current and future equipment needs in a highly effective manner ...

Manage Data Center Power Consumption with Appropriate Intelligent Rack PDUs

This article highlights ways in selecting intelligent rack power distribution units. As mentioned at the beginning, the key to data center's energy saving management endeavor is a software system together with intelligent environment protection power distribution unit for energy performance indicator measurement and appraisal. We hope this helps data center administrators in selecting appropriate data center energy saving management system ...

Data Center Planning

By addressing the full range of data center requirements, ATEN's Global Infrastructure Service (GIS) provides overall planning services including electricity, air conditioning, fire fighting, security access, lighting and information equipment management, for the enhanced efficiency of electricity, air conditioning and space utilization ...

Seamless Switch™ Technology: Delivering the Fastest Professional A/V Content Experience

Surveillance applications and live-streaming events such as racing, auctions, and gaming require complex configurations that integrate multiple video sources and different resolutions. To ensure a consistent viewing experience, eliminating the possibility of blank screens or content not delivered in real-time, video switching must be instantaneous ...

Secure KVM Technology for Government and Military Desktops

While security has markedly improved in government, military and public sector installations, cyber threats continue to be prevalent. Key concerns include securing sensitive information, network breaches, malware attacks and cyber terrorism. With security features such as tamper-evident tape, chassis intrusion detection, and tamper-proof hardware coupled with software security, the ATEN Secure KVM switches are well-equipped to mitigate the vulnerability of a variety of cyber attacks ...

An Introduction to HDMI Video Matrix Technologies

With the HDMI specification firmly supplanting older technologies such as VGA and DVI, research has pointed to a growth trend of HDMI-equipped devices as well as an uptick in the global audiovisual market. HDMI Video Matrix switches offer better signal strength and more sophisticated routing capabilities, addressing the sophisticated needs of today´s A/V professionals and installers ...

Remote Kiosk Management and Support with KVM

To easily maintain and manage self-service kiosks installations, organizations might consider an IP-ready appliance that offers BIOS-level access and remote power control. This article will highlight the benefits and applications of kiosks, as well as a unique hardware tool from ATEN that offers end-to-end kiosk management functionality ...

Split your video signal to multiple monitors

If you want to connect multiple monitors to one audio/video signal source, you need to use specialized equipment – Video Splitters. In this article we will introduce some of the features and applications of these devices using examples from the extensive professional A/V solution line of ATEN International ...

Reach Out and Take Control of Your Network with ATEN KVM Extender Solutions

In the realm of connectivity products, one of the most overlooked, yet valuable, tools in the arsenal of the network administrator is the console extender – also known as a KVM extender. Whilst the technology has been around for many years, KVM extenders have certainly proved to have quite the staying power ...

ATEN Paves the Way for Digital Signage Technology

A growing number of high-traffic locations such as shopping malls, plazas, bus terminals, hospitals, banks, cinemas and other public spaces where people gather have abandoned nearly all use of traditional advertising. Instead, they are using digital signage displays to deliver corporate and product messaging to their target audiences. Static advertising is gradually being replaced by large digital screen displays that can deliver interactive messages ...

Choosing a High Quality LCD Console/LCD KVM Switch For Your Server Room

LCD KVM switch/console play a very important role in server rooms that have limited space, since they save the space that using a separate console for each server would take up. The quality of the console, however, can determine the performance and reliability of the entire rack. If quality is ignored in favor of price, alone, during equipment purchases, the negative impact on rack reliability and quality of operations will often far exceed any supposed savings in price ...

The best IT investment in a troubled economy - KN4140v KVM Over the NET™

The ever-increasing amount of business information that needs to be processed means conventional analog KVM switches are no longer up sufficient for IT departments looking to centrally manage their servers or allow multiple users to manage multiple servers at once. The problem of server consolidation actually has a simple solution. IT personnel can simply introduce digital KVM switch technology to boost efficiency and productivity ...

Reach Out and Take Control - ATEN's Complete KVM Extender Solution

ATEN is the global leader in KVM switches. ATEN switches are known throughout the industry for providing efficient, stable, user-friendly KVM connectivity solutions. ATEN also provides patented KVM cables that offer higher quality signal integrity features than the ordinary cables commonly found on the market ...

Your secret weapon for top quality image display - ATEN KVM cables

ATEN is the global leader in KVM switches. ATEN switches are known throughout the industry for providing efficient, stable, user-friendly KVM connectivity solutions. ATEN also provides patented KVM cables that offer higher quality signal integrity features than the ordinary cables commonly found on the market  ...

The most efficient way to lower server room costs - ATEN LCD KVM Switches - a brief overview

A KVM (Keyboard, Video and Mouse) switch is a control unit that allows centralized control of multiple computers from a single console. Setting up a KVM installation is simply a matter of using specialized cables to connect the keyboard, video, and mouse ports on the computers to the KVM ports on the switch. In a large-scale centralized server room, huge savings in terms of equipment space, and energy expenses can be obtained by deploying a KVM Switch installation ...

The Ultimate Home Theater Experience the Fast and Easy Way

As we enter the second half of the 21st Century's first decade, people interested in the latest, greatest and most innovative products have suddenly come to realize that the ubiquitous DVD is no longer the best choice for high quality home theater setups ...

What is KVMP™ ?

ATEN's KVMP™ has the following features: 1. Synchronous and Asynchronous Switching, 2. Multiplatform Support, 3. Support for PS/2 and USB Console Interfaces , 4. Firmware Upgradeable, 5. Port specification for Console's keyboard and mouse ...

What is IPMI?

ATEN's Global BMC Management card provides the easiest solution for platform management. It is essentially your guardian for the internal environment of your OS and hardware, including Power, Temperature and Fan ...

KN9116+SN0108+PN9108: Total IP-based Solution

ATEN is committed to developing total IP-based solutions, hoping to bring users more visionary and efficient options for enterprise and server room management with the convenience and high inheritability of network ...

Combination and Application of Matrix Management and Remote Control

Combination and Application of Matrix Management and Remote Control Enterprise IT professionals are constantly searching for ways to better manage computers in the server room. Increasingly, they need to provide ways for multiple users to manage multiple servers ...

LCD KVM & Remote Control Solution

Convenience and space saving have long been the major concerns for all kinds of equipment room management solutions. The ATEN "LCD KVM & Remote Control Solution", mainly comprising the LCD KVM and the remote management devices, provides the user with more convenient use and effective space saving ...

What is KVM ?

KVM is an acronym for keyboard, video (monitor) and mouse, and is otherwise called a PC switch or electronic switch. However, this different from the conventional data switch. The main function of KVM is to control, switch and manage many PCs via a single keyboard, monitor and mouse ...

Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) KVM

Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) KVM can be divided into two categories: economical and professional. The economical SOHO KVM can be further divided according to its appearance: handheld, wire, lightweight and vertical ...

Enterprise KVM

Compared with SOHO KVM, Enterprise KVM is mainly designed to provide larger PC management solutions for corporations, associations and other professional entities. This type of KVM is usually designed based on the 19" rack size, or for the 1U or 2U. Also, in order to control a number of PCs, a majority of the products are designed to include 4, 8, 16 or 32 CPU Ports ...

What is DVI KVM?

Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a digital display interface that is introduced by the Digital Display Working Group (DDWG), comprised of companies such as Intel, IBM and Silicon. It is a digital video standard that is designed to connect the PC to the flat-panel display. The benefit is that it uses digital technology to transfer video information; the drawback is that it cannot transfer multi-channel signals ...

KVM For Mac Users

In general, Mac Users have the following needs for KVM: MAC to MAC (using a MAC keyboard and mouse to control 1 to 4 MACs), MAC to PC (using a MAC keyboard and mouse to control 1 to 4 MACs or PCs) and PC to MAC (using a PC keyboard and mouse to control 1 to 4 MACs or PCs) ...

What is USB KVMP?

As more and more USB products are available on the market, the demand for a convenient way to connect USB external peripherals increases. Thus, a new challenge will be to combine USB peripherals with KVM. ATEN first introduced the KVMP (KVM + Peripheral) concept in 2000 by adding a 2 port USB HUB to KVM. This allowed the USB peripheral to be installed on top of the KVM so that every PC can share the USB peripherals and can easily remove or insert USB peripherals based on the specific needs ...

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