KVM switches and extenders are devices that allow operators to share and control remote PCs, servers, and virtual machines from their local workstations that consist of a single set of keyboard, mouse, monitors, and other peripheral devices. Black Box has a broad portfolio of KVM solutions that support CATx, fiber or IP-based extension and sharing of various video, peripherals, audio, and serial signals. From the desktop and data center to critical control rooms, our technology helps your team simplify processes and improve workflows.Contact Us Download Brochure
Control multiple remote computers and operating systems from your workspace and improve productivity with efficient multitasking.
Switch between PCs, servers, and virtual machines for improved workflows and quicker reaction times.
Extend video, peripheral, and audio signals as far as you need them to go over CATx, fiber, IP, or even the internet.
Store computers in cleaner, quieter, and more secure locations than your workspace.
Restrict access to critical data and hardware and securely manage your organization’s KVM network.
Remotely monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot computers in data centers and server rooms on a BIOS level.
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A Dutch Medical Center required electronic distribution of MRI images across its expansive campus to 22 stations for diagnosis and surgical preparation. The challenge was ensuring pixel-perfect image reproduction over long distances, free from electromagnetic interferences. Black Box introduced the DKM FX Compact Matrix Switch system using fiber-optic cables, guaranteeing high-quality, real-time digital video, and peripheral data distribution, impressing the center with its reliability and adaptability for future requirements.Read Case Study
Agnico-Eagle, a Canadian gold producer, faced challenges in modern gold extraction processes with complex refining procedures. To monitor and control production, they set up cameras in the production areas and used Black Box KVM extenders to transmit signals between the control room and safe server room. The Black Box equipment worked flawlessly, providing an effective and flexible control system for the mine's operations.Read Case Study
Endesa, a Spanish electricity producer and distributor, needed to remotely control operations of a distant power plant without compromising video quality or relocating computers. Black Box implemented an Agility KVM Extender solution over 50 miles of fiber optic cabling, providing reliable and secure connectivity with redundancy options. The project enabled Endesa to simplify their telecontrol process and bring operational transparent added value to the end-user.Read Case Study
A system integrator's client upgraded their control room with the help of a Black Box KVM application expert, utilizing the Emerald KVM over IP solution for 4K connections, remote access, and multi-site control while reducing bandwidth consumption. The system, which was developed over two years, offers efficient operation, ease of deployment, and improved reliability over the previous system. The successful implementation has led to a fully functional 4K KVM over IP system, providing operators with remote access to all systems, and will likely influence future upgrades at other sites.Read Case Study
Thales Germany transformed BVG's underground rail control center, using KVM technology by Black Box. Computers were relocated for security and flexibility, enhancing efficiency and service quality in monitoring the extensive rail network. The implementation was seamless, ensuring uninterrupted traffic operations and providing a smooth user experience with improved digital systems.Read Case Study
FOX Sports adapted to pandemic constraints by utilizing Black Box Emerald KVM over IP technology to enable remote control of production equipment, even for NASCAR events. This maintained seamless broadcast quality while reducing on-site personnel, ensuring efficient and safe broadcasts during challenging times. This solution has continued to enhance broadcasts even as normal operations resume.Read Case Study
Black Box provided WWE with a flexible KVM system upgrade that enhanced workflow efficiency within their production control rooms, offering access to multiple computers from one user station, ensuring high-quality video with zero latency, and providing cost savings by sharing resources seamlessly. WWE was highly satisfied with Black Box's support throughout the process.Read Case Study
India's largest electric utility company needed to provide remote access to 16 servers in their control room so operators could monitor and manage the devices from their workstations. They turned to Black Box to implement a reputable high-performance KVM and KM solution. Learn how the ServSwitch CX KVM Switch, Freedom KM Switch, as well as video and USB extenders, helped them improve operations and workplace efficiency.Read Case Study
The COVID-19 pandemic forced one of the top business schools in Canada to stop holding classes in their lecture halls. However, they still needed to teach their students who had already paid tuition. Their plan was to extend live video streams of their professors teaching in empty lecture halls to remote students. Black Box was happy to continue its relationship with the existing customer by recommending KVX Extenders.Read Case Study
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