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Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Serial Console 16 port Cellular Console Server | Dual AC

The Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Cellular advanced serial console series delivers secure in-band and out-of-band visibility and control to equipment. Now with cellular capabilities, the system provides flexibility to access devices when wired networks are down (failover) or unavailable at the location. With environmental monitoring, IoT integration, and remote networking abilities, the Vertiv Avocent ACS8000 Cellular is ideal for edge locations, enterprise data centers, and colocation facilities.

Key Benefits
In-band and out-of-band connectivity and control for connected devices.
Cellular connectivity when Ethernet connections are limited or cellular connectivity is needed.
Single-IP address management acting as an IoT gateway for sensors and digital inputs and outputs.
Single-point-of-entry security for all downstream equipment.
Auto-discovery and native command settings for monitoring and management of Vertiv equipment.
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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

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

The Vertiv Avocent ACS8000 Cellular advanced serial console server series delivers secure in-band and out-of-band visibility and control to downstream equipment in enterprise data centers, as well as cloud and colocation facilities. Now with cellular capabilities, the Vertiv Avocent ACS8000 Cellular provides flexibility to access devices when wired networks are down (failover) or not available at the device location. This serial console system serves as a secure management gateway and single point of entry keeping you connected to critical IT equipment even in the event of partial or total data center outages. With environmental monitoring, IoT integration, and remote networking abilities, the Vertiv Avocent ACS8000 Cellular is ideal for edge locations, enterprise data centers, and hyperscale or colocation facilities.

Vertiv™ Avocent® ACS8000 Serial Console 16 port Cellular Console Server | Dual AC
Product Overview
Type
Serial
Input Ports
16 RS-232 serial, 8 USB 2.0, 4 digital
Graphic Mode
Internal Modem
0
Service Processor support
No
Extension Distance
N/A
Cellular Support
4G/LTE
Power Description
Power Supply(s)
Internal dual entry, redundant 100–240 VAC, 50/60
Input Power (Maximum)
35W
Interfaces/Ports
Network Interface(s)
2 GB Fiber SFP, 2 GB 10/100/1000BT Ethernet
USB ports
8 USB 2.0
USB Hub Support
Yes
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature
14°F to 140°F (-10°C to 60°C)
Humidity
20% to 80% noncondensing
Storage Temperature
-4° to 158°F (-20° to 70°C)
Physical Characteristics
Weight
7.5 lbs
Weight
3.4 kgs
Height
1.75 in
Height
44.5 mm
Width
17.25 in
Width
438 mm
Depth
9.5 in
Miscellaneous
Other supported accessories
1 full size SD card slot

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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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