customized UPS management strategy with hot-swappable Symmetra
Symmetra will do more than protect your investment; it will protect
your career. Optional accessories and power management software
provide the ability to manage your network from anywhere in your
datacenter or anywhere in the world, and can be hot-swapped, as
||Symmetra's remote display puts all power and
UPS information at a system administrators fingertips in a
menu-based format available in several languages. With
monitoring and control parameters such as input voltage, level
of redundancy, temperature and humidity, the display helps
manage Symmetra from a monitoring station up to 15 feet (4.5m)
away (standard) or up to 300 ft. (100m) with the Isolated
Extension Cable (#AP9825), sold separately.
Management Card (included)
Management Card, which ships with Symmetra products,
provides full remote monitoring, control, and configuration of
the unit via open standards protocols including HTTP, SNMP,
and Telnet. In the event of an extended power outage, it can
command a virtually unlimited number of systems running
PowerChute Network Shutdown to gracefully shut down, while all
communications occur over the network.
Network Shutdown (included)
Network Shutdown provides reliable, graceful, unattended
shutdown of multiple computer systems over a network, upon low
battery warning. It communicates across the network via the
included Web, SNMP, and Telnet Management Card and can be
quickly and easily configured via a Web browser. The included
CD contains support for Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 2000,
Novell NetWare, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, and Linux. Other
OSes are available for download at APCs website.
provides complete Web, SNMP, and Telnet management and control
of your networks power. The MasterSwitch™ network manageable
power distribution unit (PDU) gives the network administrator
complete remote control over the power to connected equipment.
From anywhere on the network, administrators can use a network
management station (NMS) or Web browser to power, shut off or
reboot equipment. MasterSwitch™ cuts service costs and eases
your power management burden.
8-port Interface Expander
can be used as an alternative to network shutdown through the
use of dedicated cables. It provides safe, automatic shutdown
of up to 8 servers (even mixed OS) or daisy-chained to
shutdown up to 36 servers.
Accessories provide custom management
Symmetra comes equipped with four SmartSlots, the unique accessory
bays that allow you to slide various accessory cards into place
without needing external communication or power supply connections.
These four SmartSlots give you the scalability to expand network power
management capabilities and build a custom power management strategy
to serve any computing environment.
Management Card works with an external modem to provide
out-of-band UPS management for Symmetra, allowing you to reboot a
distant locked-up device through an out-of-band modem link. You can
also determine UPS status, diagnose power problems and configure UPS
settings even when LAN communications are not available. The
Out-of-Band Management Card can even page you whenever UPS power
Symmetra supports the Environmental
Monitoring Card, which works with the Web/SNMP Management Card to
provide environmental information such as ambient temperature and
humidity, and to provide four user-definable contact closures for
Allows you to control and monitor power through a simple
dry-contact interface, a communication format favored by
manufacturers of PBXs, telecom devices and alarm management systems.
Expand or create a Local Area Network (LAN) by installing it into the
Symmetra Power Array without using valuable rack space. The
5-Port 10Base-T Hub can be used with external hubs to create
additional ports by allowing them to daisy-chain together.