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Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS 8000 Serial Consoles

The Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS 8000 Serial Consoles deliver secure in-band and out-of-band visibility and control to downstream equipment in enterprise data centers, as well as cloud and colocation facilities.

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Warranty: 2 Year Full Coverage Factory Warranty - Optional Extended Warranty Available

Model Specifications Overview
Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Serial Console 8 port Cellular Console Server | Dual AC
Serial   8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Serial Console 16 port Cellular Console Server | Dual AC
Serial   16 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Serial Console 32 port Cellular Console Server | Dual AC
Serial   32 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Serial Console 48 port Cellular Console Server | Dual AC
Serial   48 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
ACS 8008SAC Serial Console
Serial   8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
ACS 8008SDC Serial Console
Serial   8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
ACS 8008DAC Serial Console
Serial   8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
ACS 8008MSDC Serial Console
Serial   8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.5 lbs  
ACS 8008MDAC Serial Console
Serial   8 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   6.4 lbs  
ACS 8016SAC Serial Console
Serial   16 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   6.2 lbs  
ACS 8032SAC Serial Console
Serial   32 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   6.6 lbs  
ACS 8032DAC Serial Console
Serial   32 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.0 lbs  
ACS 8032DDC Serial Console
Serial   32 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.0 lbs  
ACS 8032MDAC Serial Console
Serial   32 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.0 lbs  
ACS 8032MDDC Serial Console
Serial   32 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.0 lbs  
ACS 8048SAC Serial Console
Serial   48 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   6.8 lbs  
Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 - Serial Console 48 port Server | Dual AC
Serial   48 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.2 lbs  
ACS 8048DDC Serial Console
Serial   48 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.2 lbs  
Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 - Serial Console 48 port Server | Modem | Dual AC
Serial   48 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.2 lbs  
ACS 8048MDDC Serial Console
Serial   48 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.2 lbs  

Benefits

NEW! - Cellular connectivity provides secondary failover support
Environmental sensor port gives visibility into onsite conditions
Access and troubleshoot remote locations using automatic network failover to cellular, Ethernet or analog modem 
Strong dial-up and secure dial-back using optional built-in modem
Compliance with data center access and security policies customizable, multiple access levels
No need for adaptors with automatic Cyclades™ and Cisco pin-out conversions
Integrated support for 1Gb SFP fiber modulesy8 USB ports to support new IT equipment and external devices

Features

Fast, automated configuration with Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP) 
In-band and out-of-band serial access to remotely manage IT devices anywhere in the world
Automatic ethernet or cellular failover using second GbE port for failover 
Preset security profiles: secure, moderate, and open
Custom security profiles

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Product areas of focus: Software, Desktop KVM and KM, IP KVM, Secure KVM, Serial Consoles and Gateways

Frequently Asked Questions

Q
How many serial port connections do Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS 8000 Serial Consoles support?
A
The ACS 8000 family has variants that include 8, 16, 32, and 48 serial ports along with 8 multi-purpose USB 2.0 ports.
Q
What serial protocols/types does the ACS 8000 support?
A
ACS Serial Consoles are equipped to support RS-232, RS-485, RS-422 protocols via RJ-45 and USB 2.0 on Type A connectors.
Q
How do I connect to and manage the ACS 8000?
A
In-band and out-of-band access (with network failover) are supported via (2) Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, (2) Gigabit Fiber SFP ports, optional v.92 analog modem and/or external 4G/LTE cellular modem. The appliance provides a web-browser based GUI and local console port for CLI and Linux Shell commands.
Q
Can the ACS 8000 be used to manage PDU and UPS systems?
A
Yes, the ACS 8000 automatically detects and supports Liebert GXT4 UPS systems, as well as, Rack PDUs from Vertiv/Liebert, ServerTech, ServerTech Pro, APC, Raritan and Eaton.
Q
How does the ACS 8000 provide secure access?
A
Users are authenticated using TACACS+, RADIUS, LDAP/AD or local authentication. The appliance also includes a built-in firewall with Access-Control Lists (ACLs).
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