SOURCE: Opengear

October 14, 2010 07:10 ET

Peak 10 Uses Opengear to Remotely Manage Virtualization, Managed Hosting and Cloud-Based Services

SANDY, UT--(Marketwire - October 14, 2010) -  Opengear (, a leading provider of next generation console server and remote management solutions, today announced a deal with Peak 10, a managed services company with world-class data centers.

"Opengear console servers allow Peak 10 network engineers to remotely administer critical network devices," said Devon True, senior network engineer at Peak 10, Inc. "Peak 10 picked the IM4248-02 console server because it allows secure access to remote devices and the use of straight-through Ethernet cables to create console connections to our Cisco routers and switches, making installation and implementation easy."

Peak 10 combines its secure, private network and enterprise-class data centers with world-class engineering and support to serve market-leading companies nationwide. As a managed services leader, Peak 10 offers a wide range of technology offerings including virtualization, managed hosting and cloud-based services in a cost-efficient and reliable platform for its customers. The company owns and operates data centers in ten key markets that include Cincinnati, Ohio; Atlanta, Ga.; Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C.; Tampa, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Nashville, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; and Richmond, Va.

"Cloud computing and virtualization have made console management, power management and centralized management much more complex," said Todd Rychecky, vice president of sales and marketing in North America. "Opengear makes these challenges much easier and it is the reason why we continue to see bullish growth from MSPs, hosting providers and others using virtualization and cloud computing technologies."

About Opengear
Opengear ( designs and manufactures next-generation console server, power management and KVM over IP solutions for secure remote access and control of network devices such as routers, switches, servers, firewalls, uninterruptible power supplies, power distribution units and environmental monitoring devices in distributed networks. Opengear console servers are installed in more than 10,000 locations around the world. Opengear's open source platform gives network managers and system integrators the most flexible, extensible, console server solution on the market today for serial console ports, service processors, power solutions and environmental monitoring.

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