Tripp Lite Broadens IP Remote Access KVM Switch Lineup for Improved Network Access and Management

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Chicago, IL (May 8, 2008)—Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity equipment, has introduced the B072-016-1-IP, its newest 16-Port NetCommanderâ„¢ 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch, featuring on-board IP remote access, giving users the ability to access and manage server components remotely via the Internet.

“Our first IP remote access KVM switch was such a hit, we decided to expand the lineup by introducing the B072-016-1-IP,”? said David Posner, Tripp Lite’s Director of Product Marketing for Connectivity Products. “Administrators can remotely perform system administration, maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, installing or running applications, rebooting and more simply with an Internet connection, even if the network is down. Plus, as networks expand, users can easily increase PC control with inexpensive Cat5 patch cables.”?

The B072-016-1-IP is the next generation of Tripp Lite’s cost-effective, feature-rich KVM switch offering. Its sleek, 1U design and compact size features RJ45 connection ports that utilize inexpensive Cat5 patch cables, reducing the amount of cable clutter normally found with traditional KVM cabling. Its built-in IP remote access gives users the ability to log in from anywhere via the Internet. The B072-016-1-IP allows multiple simultaneous users to view remote sessions. Users can easily switch between CPUs with hot key commands, the built-in On-Screen Display (OSD) menu or the remote console toolbar. Cascadability allows connection to up to 256 computers.

This new KVM Switch provides advanced security features, such as password protection and advanced encryption technologies, including 128-bit SSL and HTTPS and authentication for remote users. Installation is quick and easy and requires no special software. Hot-pluggable operation allows the addition or removal of PCs or servers without the need to power down the unit. A built-in firmware port allows upgrades from the administrator’s computer to the KVM Switch. The B072-016-1-IP is compatible with PS/2 and USB computers, VGA, SVGA or XGA monitors, as well as the following OS platforms: DOS, WindowsA® (all versions), LINUX, UNIX, HP UX and SUN.

For more information about Tripp Lite’s new B072-016-1-IP 16-Port NetCommanderâ„¢ 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch featuring on-board IP remote access and to view the entire KVM line, go to:

http://www.tripplite.com/B0720161IPkvm

About Tripp Lite

Outstanding product reliability and exceptional service have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 85 years. Tripp Lite’s innovations include the world’s first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world’s most trusted premium surge suppressor—the IsobarA®—with more than 16 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready-to-ship inventory in the industry with more than 1,000 different products, including UPS systems, rack systems, PDUs, PowerAlert software for enterprise-level system management and control, surge suppressors, KVM switches, cables and connectivity products, inverters, power strips, notebook accessories and more. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide. Additional information, including a list of Tripp Lite’s sales offices and authorized reseller partners, can be found by visiting Tripp Lite’s website:

www.tripplite.com

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