Everything You Need to Know about KVM Technology
Black Box played an instrumental role in pioneering KVM technology in the early to mid-1990s and is still blazing new trails in the industry today. From simple KVM extension to high-performance enterprise-level KVM matrix switching with support for virtualisation
and deployment management, we're your go-to source for solutions and expertise - no matter what the application is.
KVM Webinar Series
Black Box KVM specialists possess expertise that's second to none and are uniquely qualified to work with you to develop the KVM solution that's just right for your application and environment. Since we would like to share this knowledge with you,
we are introducing a series of KVM webinars. These webinars will look into the foundations and benefits of KVM technology, and gradually go deeper into the matter. We are leaving the choice up to you to either systematically build up your knowledge
by registering for the complete series or step in at a later session.
Session 1: Understanding KVM technology & benefits
(July 4, 2018)
- Analog vs. digital video
- What is KVM switching/extension and where is it used?
- Key elements to improve video quality and transmission distance
Session 2: Direct-connect KVM vs. KVM over IP
(July 25, 2018)
- Trends and challenges of KVM in control room
- Benefits of both direct-connect and IP KVM solutions
- Application examples and best practices
Session 3: Black Box KVM solutions update
(August 29, 2018)
- Introducing Unified KVM & combination with different KVM platforms
- Network and multi-system management
- Operator workspace solutions
Session 4: How to design a KVM solution
(September 26, 2018)
- Thought process behind selecting a KVM technology for a specific application
- How to put various products and technologies together to provide a complete working solution
- Real-life examples of customer issues and how they were solved
Selected Solutions Featured in the Webinar
4K KVM over IP for Virtual and Physical Servers
Emerald™ 4K KVM over IP is a Unified KVM converged system that delivers pixel-perfect HD or 4K video over an IP network, a proprietary direct connection or both. Access and manage an unlimited number of servers, PCs, and virtual machines from any location and share resources such as hardware and licenses across a dedicated KVM network, an existing IP network, or even the internet.
Centralised KVM Network Management: Boxilla™
With this unique new solution, various KVM and AV systems can be managed and administrated from a single web interface. Monitor the status of individual KVM components in an IP network and assign user rights across different platforms.
Modular Matrix Switching: 4K DKM KVM Matrix Switches
The DKM Series extends the operation channel of numerous video signal formats, allowing you to install the appropriate new card or expand the existing one, which will then integrate with the existing audio, USB or serial ports. Furthermore, redundant, hot-swappable PSUs ensure excellent availability.
IP-Based KVM Switching & Extension: Agility™
Agility™ is a scalable system for sending KVM, audio, and serial signals to user stations or video monitors as far as your Ethernet network goes. The flexible topology gives you extension option applications beyond traditional KVM. Get KVM switching, server sharing, video extension with full HD 60 fps, and multicasting.