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Re: KVM question - skip this technology entirely

 Rich Braun wrote: 
> Most of the boxes came from Dell and contain a card called the "Dell 
> Remote Assistant Card" (DRAC)...this is a front-end processor that 
> stays powered up all the time and provides you with far more 
> capability than a KVM switch. 

What is the "KVM experience" like with these devices? As responsive as a 
hard-wired KVM or more sluggish like a VNC connection? What resolution 
do they support? Can they access the BIOS screens? 

What's required on the client side? 

> There are white-box equivalents on the market for a whole lot less. 

Any specific products you can mention? 


Tom Metro 
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA 
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