DKX416: Raritan Dominion KX KVM Switch 16 server ports, 4 remote users, 1 local port for use at the rack

DKX416: Raritan Dominion KX KVM Switch 16 server ports, 4 remote users, 1 local port for use at the rack

DKX416: Raritan Dominion KX KVM Switch 16 server ports, 4 remote users, 1 local port for use at the rack

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A true data center appliance, Dominion KX provides its entire feature set out-of-the-box: 128-bit encryption, remote power control, dual failover Ethernet, Syslog, as well as LDAP, Radius and Active Directory ® integration.

Remote users can easily access Dominion KX from Windows ® , Linux ® , Sun ® or Mac ® desktops via most Web browser or via modem.

Dominion ® KX consists of two main components: the digital KVM switch and Computer Interface Modules (CIMs).

  • The switch connects to each CIM to provide KVM-over-IP capability for remote access along with simultaneous local access for controlling servers at the rack.
  • Each CIM connects to the KVM ports of an individual server and converts the video signal for transmission up to 150 feet over UTP (Cat5/5e/6) cabling. The CIMs also deliver Raritans patented "keep-alive" keyboard/mouse emulation.
  • Raritan's client software is automatically downloaded via browser; Stand-alone versions of client software can be pre-installed for modem access.
Feature Benefit
Hardware Features  
Multiple Hardware Models Dominion KX's multiple hardware models enable simultaneous access by 1, 2 or 4 remote users to 16 or 32 servers.
Advanced Video Resolution Detection Hardware Dominion KX hardware employs Raritan's next generation KVM-over-IP technology with advanced video resolution detection hardware. When a user switches between servers, this system automatically transitions to the new video source quickly and accurately.
Connectivity Features  
1, 2 or 4 Concurrent Remote IP Users Dominion KX provides KVM over IP access to 1, 2, or 4 simultaneous, remote users depending on the model purchased. This is achieved while allowing full, unblocked local port access.
16 or 32 Server Ports Users can connect up to 16 or 32 servers to each Dominion KX via Cat5 cabling. Raritan is the first KVM-over-IP vendor with two and four channel 32 port models.
Remote Network Access / KVM Over IP Dominion KX extends Raritan's award-winning IP-Reach video compression circuitry, the industry's highest-performing KVM-over-IP technology. Users can access Dominion KX from anywhere on the network (LAN, WAN, Internet, dial-up), allowing administrators to troubleshoot, reconfigure, reboot and even power cycle servers remotely.
Client Access and Control  
Universal KVM Client Access - Anytime, Anywhere, Anyhow The Dominion KX provides a universal level of KVM access through the industry¡¯s broadest and most flexible OS, platform, and browser access. Access targets from multiple computer platforms, through the leading browsers or standalone, with no client license fees or cumbersome software licensing.
Multi-Platform Access and Control for Windows ® , Linux ® , Sun/Solaris ® and Macintosh ® In addition to Raritan's Remote Client (RRC) for the Windows platform, Raritan's Java based Multi-Platform Client (MPC) can be used by Linux, Sun/Solaris and Macintosh users.
Leading Browser Support Including Firefox and Mozilla Raritan¡¯s client software supports the major Web browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Mozilla and Netscape
Raritan Virtual Desktop  
Full Screen Video Display With the Dominion KX's Full Screen Video Display, users appear to be directly connected to the target server. The user views the full video display from the target server without window borders or toolbars.
Flexible Video Scaling In many instances the user would like to "scale," i.e. stretch or compress the target server's video display to fit the display window on the client. With the KX's flexible scaling, the customer is not restricted to fixed sized windows, but can drag the window border to the desired size, including small thumbnail views.
Fast Video Switching Once the Dominion KX's advanced video resolution detection has calculated a target servers video characteristics, connections to the server occur almost instantaneously. This gives the KX user immediate access in most cases to all connected servers.
Transparent Keyboard Handling Transparent Keyboard Handling means that virtually all user keystrokes are sent to the target server and not processed by the desktop client. This key feature of the Raritan Virtual Desktop obviates the need for most keyboard macros and allows the user to directly interact with the target server with a higher level of connectivity.
Software Features  
"Plug and Play" Appliance ?Quick and Easy Setup Dominion KX is a completely self-contained system (i.e. an appliance). All KX features, including authentication and Web access, are built into the unit and do not require the use of additional server
Security Features  
128-bit SSL Encryption Dominion KX incorporates an extremely high level of data security to ensure that customer server environments are protected from malicious hackers.
Video Encryption Dominion KX securely encrypts the video stream in addition to keyboard and mouse data.
RADIUS, LDAP and Active Directory ® Integration Dominion KX integrates with industry-standard directory servers, such as Microsoft's Active Directory, using either the LDAP or RADIUS protocols. This allows Dominion KX to utilize pre-existing username/password databases for security.
Management Features  
Remote Management and Administration Administrators can perform all management, administration and configuration operations using a simple graphical user interface, from the convenience of their desktop.
Raritan CommandCenter ® Integration Like the rest of the Dominion Series, Dominion KX features complete CommandCenter integration, allowing enterprise users to consolidate all Dominion devices into a single logical system, with a single IP address, and a single management interface.
Firmware Upgrade over Ethernet Dominion KX firmware upgrades can be downloaded directly from the Raritan Web site and upgrades can be performed via the network.

KX416 (16 Server Ports, 4 Remote Users, 1 Local Port for Rack Use)

17.3" (W) x 11.4" (D) x 1.75" (H)
439mm (W) x 290mm (D) x 44mm (H)

Weight: 9.04lbs / (4.1 kg)
Power: 100V/240V 50/60Hz 0.6A

Form Factor: 1U, full width, rack mountable (brackets included)
Operating Temperature: 32° (0°C) to 104° (40°C)

Remote Connection Network: Dual Failover 10/100 Ethernet (RJ45)
Modem Port: DB9(F) DTE

Local Access Port Video: HD15(F) VGA
Keyboard/Mouse: Mini-DIN6(F) PS/2; or USB A (F)

Screen Resolutions PC text mode: 720x400
PC graphic modes: 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1152x864, 1280x1024
Sun® video modes: 1024x768, 1152x900, 1280x1024

Computer Interface Modules (CIMs):

DCIM-PS2 (CIM for PS/2)

1.3 (W) x 3.0 (D) x 0.6 (H); 32mm (W) x 76mm (D) x 15mm (H)
Weight: 0.20 lb/0.09 kg


1.3 (W) x 3.0 (D) x 0.6 (H); 32mm (W) x 76mm (D) x 15mm (H)
Weight: 0.20 lb/0.09 kg


1.3 (W) x 3.0 (D) x 0.6 (H); 32mm (W) x 76mm (D) x 15mm (H)
Weight: 0.20 lb/0.09 kg


1.3 (W) x 3.0 (D) x 0.6 (H); 32mm (W) x 76mm (D) x 15mm (H)
Weight: 0.20 lb/0.09 kg