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Avocent ACS 8000 Serial Consoles

The Vertiv Avocent ACS 8000 advanced console server series offers upgraded and advanced features that deliver scalable and high performance solutions for IT administrators.

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Best Suited For:
  • Banking, Financial and Insurance
  • Data Center/Colocation/Hosting
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Military, Defense, Aerospace and Missile
  • Nuclear Power
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power Generation
  • Power/Gas Transmission and Distribution
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • Telecom
  • Transportation
Warranty: 2 Year Full Coverage Factory Warranty - Optional Extended Warranty Available

Model Specifications Overview
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 8016DAC Serial Console
Serial   16 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.0 lbs  
ACS 8016MDAC Serial Console
Serial   16 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital   1.75 in   17.25 in   9.5 in   7.0 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  
ACS 8048DAC 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  
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  
ACS 8048MDAC 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  
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

Secure in-band and out-of-band network remote management
Remotely manage and control IT assets from anywhere in the world
Maximize productivity while providing scalability and reducing operational costs.
Ensure compliance with data center access and security policies – customizable, multiple access levels 

Features

Fast, automated configuration with Zero Touch Provisioning 
Access and troubleshoot remote locations using automatic network failover to cellular (and failback) 
No need for adaptors with automatic Cyclades™ and Cisco pin-out conversions 
Expanded support for Rack PDUs from Vertiv, ServerTech, APC, Raritan and Eaton 
Support for Vertiv GXT4 UPS systems 
Integrated support for 1Gb SFP fiber modules 
8 USB ports to support new IT equipment and external devices 

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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 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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