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Vertiv Avocent AV3000 KVM Over IP Switch | 16 port KVM switch (AV3216-001)

Built for small datacenters and remote/branch office environments, the AV3000 series KVM over IP switch provides consolidated, streamlined access to server resources. Centralize the management of the switches with DSView 4 Management software.

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Key Benefits
KVM OVER IP: KVM switch with sixteen ports for up to 16 servers from any location via the onboard web browser.
USER SUPPORT: Support for 2 local ports and 1 remote KVM over IP user, with 4 USB 2.0 ports.
ADDED SECURITY: Added security through Common Access Card (CAC)/Smart Card and LDAP directory authentication, providing the ability to grant access to specified users and limit KVM access to specific targets.
DISPLAY TARGETS: Support for VGA, Display Port, DVI and HDMI video targets.
SIMPLIFIED AND CONSOLIDATED MANAGEMENT: Virtual media support so administrators can attach storage media for out-of-band file transfers and OS patch deployments.
Best Suited For:
  • Banking, Financial and Insurance
  • Data Center/Colocation/Hosting
  • Education
  • Government
  • Professional Services
  • Retail and Wholesale
Warranty: 2 Year Full Coverage Factory Warranty - Optional Extended Warranty Available


Powerful User Access Control
Grant access to specified users or implement LDAP directory authentication
Limit KVM access to specific targets on the switch
Enable smart card or CAC readers to support two factor authentication
Streamlined Management
Local Port Access - Support for virtual media, USB keyboards and mice
Single Solution that supports USB, PS/2, Sun and serial targets
Advanced, graphical On-Screen Display eases system onfiguration and server selection
CAT-5, thin cabling saves space in the rack and allows up to a 30 meter distance between the server and the switch 


Local or Remote Access – The AV 3000 KVM over IP switch portfolio provides integrated local or remote KVM over IP management capability – right out of the box
Virtual Media Support - Share a directly connected USB storage device to all servers connected to a KVM switch (a DSAVIQ-USB2 module is required for virtual media support)
Common Access Card (CAC)/Smart Card Support - Enhances security to meet US government regulation HSPD12 which is required for ensuring secure login to government systems (an AVRIQ-VMC module is required for CAC support)
Server/Computer Access - Manage PS/2, USB, Sun or serial devices
Flash Upgrade - Fast and easy upgrades to firmware switches and server interface modules
Easy to Use - Configure your system name and select your servers from the convenient OSD
Standards-Based - Uses standard CAT-5 cables
OS Independent - BIOS-level access ensures connection to the attached servers regardless of the health or type of operating system
​ Compatible with the Avocent DSView 4 Management software for a centralized and secure management of IT assets 

The Vertiv Avocent AutoView 3000 (AV3000) KVM over IP Switches provide local and remote management and control of up to 16 servers from a single console. Supporting up to two local users and one remote user, this series of rackmount KVM switches is flexible, secure and easy to use. The Vertiv Avocent AV3000 KVM over IP Switches deliver enterprise-class performance at a small business price. The series features virtual media for enabling out-of-band file transfers and OS patch deployments, as well as support for two factor authentication using smart cards or Common Access Cards (CAC) readers. Session sharing allows for diagnostic or multi-user viewing from anywhere in the world. These solutions also include local USB peripheral support, support LDAP user authentication, and AES encryption.

Vertiv Avocent AV3000 KVM Over IP Switch | 16 port KVM switch (AV3216-001)
Product Overview
Input Ports
16 server or serial
Output Ports
2 local, 1 remote, shared session available
Video Connection
VGA, DisplayPort, HDMI, or DVI
Video Resolution
16:9 widescreen, up to 1680 x 1050 4:3 standard, u
Power Description
Power Supply(s)
Input Power (Maximum)
Network Interface(s)
10/100 Mpbs Ethernet port
USB ports
4 USB 2.0
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature
32° to 122° F; 0° to 50° C
Storage Temperature
-4° to 158° F; -20° to 70° C
Physical Characteristics
4.4 lbs
2.0 kgs
1.72 in
43.7 mm
17 in
432 mm
6.5 in
165 mm
Other supported accessories
Common Access Card (CAC) support
Authentication Supported
128-bit SSL, AES, DES and 3DES encryption
Agency Approvals
UL, FCC Class A, cUL, ICES Class A, CE, EAC, VCCI

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Product areas of focus: Desktop KVM and KM, IP KVM, Secure KVM, Serial Consoles and Gateways, Digital Infrastructure Solutions
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