WW: Colo Vending Machine

-Hammer- bhmccie at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 13:57:02 UTC 2012

Can someone give me a link or part number on the Raritan site? I see LCD 
consoles but they are the generic slide out versions. Looking for the 
netbook concept referenced below....


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On 2/21/2012 3:51 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> +1 for Raritan... I was very happy with their KVM switches at my last job.
> Owen
> On Feb 20, 2012, at 7:40 AM, Matthew Black wrote:
>> Take a look at Raritan. We use their product to gain remote access to system consoles. No more driving 100s of miles. Ok, it would be 200 feet for us.
>> matthew black
>> information technology services bh-188
>> california state university, long beach
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jon Lewis [mailto:jlewis at lewis.org]
>> Sent: Monday, February 20, 2012 7:35 AM
>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Re: WW: Colo Vending Machine
>> On Sat, 18 Feb 2012, John Osmon wrote:
>>> At my $JOB[-1] they laughed at me when I pulled a Wyse out of the
>>> trash bin and stuck it on a spare crash cart.
>>> Then I fixed something while they were still looking for USB-Serial,
>>> etc.
>> Speaking of that sort of thing, I'd really LOVE if there were a device about the size of a netbook that could be hooked up to otherwise headless machines in colos that would give you keyboard, video&  mouse.  i.e. a folding netbook shaped VGA monitor with USB keyboard and touchpad.  I know there are folding rackmount versions of this (i.e. from Dell), but I want something far more portable.  Twice in the past month, I'd had to drive
>> 100+ miles to a remote colo and took a full size flat panel monitor and
>> keyboard with me.  Has anyone actually built this yet?
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