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NodeGrid Serial Console Server

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NodeGrid Serial Console Server: Overview and Feature Highlights by ZPE Systems, Inc.

NodeGrid Serial Console is a next generation serial console switch and the highest density console in the industry. It helps data center managers improve productivity, multi-user access and reduce infrastructure costs with the latest technologies. Open modular hardware design, fast CPU speed and more memory combined with the latest 64-bit Linux OS enable lightning response times. Support for Docker Containers enables additional feature expansion. Industry exclusive security measures protect your enterprise. Designed by industry veterans, NodeGrid Serial Console is available in several 1U configurations—96, 48, 32 and 16 port models.

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NodeGrid Serial Console Server

  1. 1. Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc. T48S, T32S and T16S T96, T48, T32 and T16 T96R, T48R, T32R and T16R NODEGRID SERIAL CONSOLE DevOps Based OOB Management
  2. 2. OUT OF BAND MANAGEMENT NEEDS  Need for Fast Automation, Need DevOps Focused OOB Management  Ability to run x86_64bit Tools in any environment  Serial is the way to recover from any Network / System / Platform Failure  Ability to collapse multiple boxes into a Single OOB Management BOX supporting Serial, Power, Networking, Storage Why ZPE ?  Open Infrastructure Management TM  Best Technology Team on OOB Networking - developing product for last 3 years  Engineering talent behind multiple Enterprise HW and SW for over 10+ years  Solution Focus is Software with a X86 based Platform  Supports Zero-Touch Provisioning, Puppet/Chef, Dockers, VMs, Yocto, x86-64bit Linux, SDK  Scale! Ability to cluster ‘000s of Nodes into a Single Console with Management Overlay  Chosen by ALL $100B+ Market Cap Web Scale Companies as their de-facto OOB Management product Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  3. 3. NODEGRID SERIAL CONSOLE – OPTIONS Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  4. 4. NODEGRID SERIAL CONSOLE • Open Infrastructure Architecture based on Intel X86_64 CPU and Linux OS • Runs Automation Faster on simultaneous ports and 1000 connections • Vendor-Neutral Access Normalization, Control and Monitoring Servers, Networking, Storage, Power and Virtual Appliances • Horizontal & Vertical Scaling and Auto-discovery Configuration Zero-Touch Provisioning, PXE Boot Recovery, System Configuration Checksum™ Cloud Clustering for scalable SSO (Single Sign-On) Orchestration Integration: Puppet, Chef and NodeGrid Manager • Policy-based Authentication, Authorization and Auditing Online and off-line secure data/event logging for Regulatory Compliance Customizable, multiple access levels and user-group roles with AD/LDAP • Automatic Event Tracking and Actionable Data Notification of fault conditions & Alerts. Detect patterns and take actions with custom scripts • High Density, Flexible HW Configuration and Multi-vendor devices 16, 32, 48, 64, 80 and 96 Serial Ports, 14 USB Ports, x86_64 CPU, 4GB-8GB RAM, 32GB-1TB Flash; dual AC/DC Power: Cyclades/Avocent, Raritan/Legrand, ServerTech, Emerson, APC/Schneider, Eaton Modern 64-bit Linux with direct shell access, HTML5 web portal and command line (CLI) for scripting Docker-optimized Micro-services for quick and flexible application integration Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  5. 5. Single or Dual AC power Ethernet USB Storage Wi-Fi Cellular Modem Analog Modem Console, Ethernet Connected Devices Networking Routers Switches Gateways Compute Servers Blades (Linux, Windows Servers) Network Devices Rack PDUs, SDN VMs Virtual Machines IPMI/DRAC/iLO/CIMC SSH/TELNET Servers Power Rack PDUs UPS Security Firewalls Security Devices Telecom Wireless Transmission Switching Designed for: Network Admins, Sys Admins, IT Admins, Security Managers, Data Center, Lab & Colo Managers, DevOps, Engineers Note: Dual DC available 16-, 32-, 48- and 96-Serial Port Units 4G/LTE Copper or Fiber Console User Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  6. 6. Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  7. 7. Networking Routers Switches Gateways Compute Servers Blades (Linux, Windows Servers…) Power Rack PDUs UPS Security Firewalls Security Devices Telecom Wireless Transmission Switching Designed for: Network Admins, Sys Admins, IT Admins, Security Managers, Data Center, Lab & Colo Managers, DevOps, Engineers NODEGRID SERIAL CONSOLE Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  8. 8. Network Segregated Network NodeGrid Protects IPMI Devices UP Link ETH0 Typical Connection IPMI Exposed Network ETH1 ETH0 Management Switch NODEGRID PROTECTING IPMI NETWORKS NodeGrid Serial Console IT Devices IPMI Devices Anyone has full access to IPMI MANAGEMENT PORTS IT Devices NodeGrid Serial Console Management Switch NodeGrid as the Gatekeeper IPMI DEVICES PROTECTED Firewall to IPMI Network Switch Switch IPMI Devices Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  9. 9. KEY HARDWARE FEATURES High density 96, 48, 32 or 16 auto-sensing serial port models on 1U rack-mountable appliance  High performance port login: <1 sec on SSH, <3 sec on Telnet  1,000+ sessions, 20 concurrent users / port @ 115,200 bps Built-in Trusted Platform Module (TPM) – advanced hardware security technology Failover to 4G/LTE USB modem of your choice Dual core 1.75 GHz Intel Atom CPU (I7 Quad core upgrade available) Dual/Single AC or Dual DC power supply 4GB RAM (8-16GB RAM upgrade available) 32GB Flash storage for data logging and custom code (upgrade to 64GB-1TB available) Dual 1Gb Ethernet ports or SFP+ Fiber 1/2.5/10/40Gb compatible  Routing with Multiple Routing Table capability  Interface Bonding for Failover / Throughput  Bridge Mode for Cascading Network Devices  Failover to 4G/LTE USB modem 1 console port, 1 USB 3.0 port, 13 USB 2.0 ports, 1 HDMI port Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  10. 10. NODEGRID OS - SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE EXTENSIBLE INTERFACE New communication modules can be easily added to the abstraction layer SNMP Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  11. 11. KEY SOFTWARE FEATURES Secure in-band and out-of-band access to serial devices via web, command line (CLI) and Linux shell Modern 64-bit Linux Kernel Zero Touch Provisioning : Firmware, Configuration Backup & Restore, CLI commands HTML5 remote console access (NO JAVA!) Vendor-neutral power management: Cyclades/Avocent, Raritan/Legrand, ServerTech, APC/Schneider Fine Grain Security: Policy-based authorization and authentication via AD/LDAP Data logging, Event notification and Alarms. Actionable data and custom scripts via Linux shell access Auto-discovery of attached serial devices, Port occupancy threshold notification HTTPS, SSH, optional HTTP and Telnet Yocto/Ubuntu software development kit (SDK) for easily inventing new innovative DIY features DeviceURL™ bookmarks and NodeIQ™ natural language search for managed devices Licensed Features for Additional Value:  Docker-optimized for quick, flexible application integration, without impeding core functionality  Port clustering of serial ports attached to NodeGrid Serial Console units and managed devices Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  12. 12. SECURITY FEATURES X.509 SSH certificate support, 4096-bit encryption keys Selectable Cryptographic protocols for SSH and HTTPS (TLSv1.2, TLSv1.1, TLSv1) Selectable cypher suite levels: high, medium, low, custom SSL VPN – Client and Server IPsec with support for multi site Local, AD/LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+, Kerberos authentication Local, backup-user authentication support User-access lists per port Group/role-based authorization: AD/LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+ Fine Grain authorization for port access, power access, appliance privilege Firewall - IP packet and security filtering, IP forwarding support configurable MD5 / SHA System Configuration Checksum™ System event syslog Custom security with secure default settings Strong password enforcement Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  13. 13.  Direct access by port name, TCP port, device name and IPv4/IPv6 address  Port sharing with configurable sharing notification  Command line interface (CLI) or HTML5 port viewer  Port custom field support and natural language search, port icon configuration  Serial port clustering across multiple serial console servers  Compatible pin-outs for multiple vendors’ serial ports  DeviceURL™ bookmarks  Break-over SSH support  Embedded power control ROBUST PORT ACCESS Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  14. 14. ROBUST PORT ACCESS – Web Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  15. 15. BENEFITS Minimizes MTTR, downtime and expenses with secure, centralized remote device access and control Increases site reliability with open industry standard hardware, and simplified easy-to-use software Remote vendor-neutral power control embedded on session (hot keys) or via web (buttons) Avoid travel and access your device anytime and anywhere over the network Increase productivity by accessing all your devices from a clustered system for a complete asset view Increase security with encrypted, logged access to devices Self-healing system based on actionable data and triggers Extended automation and custom scripts based on actionable real-time data and alert triggers Search for any device information, including custom fields, to quickly access your device Easy integration with 3rd party management tools via APIs and CLI Add further value with licensed features like Docker, Clustering and Managed Devices Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  16. 16. Models Description NSC-T16S-STND-SAC-B NSC 16-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T16S-STND-DAC-B NSC 16-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T32S-STND-SAC-B NSC 32-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T32S-STND-DAC-B NSC 32-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T48S-STND-SAC-B NSC 48-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T48S-STND-DAC-B NSC 48-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD Model shown: front and back of the new 48 port dual AC 1U serial console. Ordering Details LICENSES & SERVICES TECHNICAL SUPPORT LICENSE • Two year limited hardware warranty - 8x5 technical support (includes support, patches, upgrades) • Upgrade to Silver and Gold technical support available FEATURE LICENSE • Managed Devices over IP • Cloud Clustering (serial ports) • Docker support PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • Remote and on-site collaborative consulting Optional dual DC power units, SFP Fiber and deluxe upgrade: 4-Cores, 8-16 GB RAM, 64GB SSD Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  17. 17. Models Description NSC-T16-STND-SAC NSC 16-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T16-STND-DAC NSC 16-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T32-STND-SAC NSC 32-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T32-STND-DAC NSC 32-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T48-STND-SAC NSC 48-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T48-STND-DAC NSC 48-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T96-STND-SAC NSC 96-port unit, Single AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD NSC-T96-STND-DAC NSC 96-port unit, Dual AC power, 2-Cores, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD Model shown: front and back of the new 96 port dual AC 1U serial console. Ordering Details LICENSES & SERVICES TECHNICAL SUPPORT LICENSE • Two year limited hardware warranty - 8x5 technical support (includes support, patches, upgrades) • Upgrade to Silver and Gold technical support available FEATURE LICENSE • Managed Devices over IP • Cloud Clustering (serial ports) • Docker support PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • Remote and on-site collaborative consulting Optional dual DC power units, SFP Fiber and deluxe upgrade: 4-Cores, 8 GB RAM, 64GB SSD Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.
  18. 18. ZPE SYSTEMS, INC. Address: 46757 Fremont Blvd. Fremont, CA 94538 United States Toll Free: +1 844 497 3797 www.zpesystems.com Sales Inquiries sales@zpesystems.com Support Inquires support@zpesystems.com Information Inquires info@zpesystems.com CONTACT INFO NodeGrid Serial Console https://www.zpesystems.com/products/nodegrid-serial-console/ Schedule a demo https://www.zpesystems.com/demo/ Company Info – ZPE Systems, Inc.

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