ZPE Systems Announces 100,000th Port Shipment of NodeGrid Serial Console

FREMONT, Calif.--()--ZPE Systems today announced the shipment of its 100,000th port of NodeGrid Serial Console since launching in April 2015. Its open modular design, fast x86 CPU and built-in flash combined with the latest 64-bit Linux OS enable lightning response times. Designed by industry veterans, NodeGrid Serial Console has received early customer adoption buy-in from global enterprise and web scale data center customers.

“We’re very pleased to announce our 100,000th port shipment milestone of NodeGrid Serial Console – the world’s first open standards-based OOB platform,” said Arnaldo Zimmermann, CEO of ZPE Systems. “We are dedicating this achievement to our global customers and our sharp technical team for their impressive collaboration.”

Every NodeGrid Serial Console ships with numerous time-saving technologies: Zero-Touch Provisioning for easy and simple configuration; dual 10G SFP or 1G Ethernet, cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity; environmental and power monitoring with NodeStash™ data collection and dashboard; natural language asset search; vendor-neutral power management; Docker apps integration; industry-leading security measures; and HTML5 Browser-in-a-Container cross-device access.

“ZPE Systems’ customers recognize our fully modernized serial consoles and our experienced engineering team as key reasons to explore a new IT device management vendor relationship,” said Zimmermann. ZPE’s global enterprise customers continue to benefit from immediate response times, fast development support and the company’s ongoing dedication to innovative engineering solutions.

NodeGrid Serial Console Highlights

  • Highest concurrent user count in a serial console: 1,000 users (20 users per port @115,200bps)
  • Industry security firsts: system configuration checksums, bare metal booting, cryptographic cypher suite levels
  • Secure in-band and out-of-band access to serial devices via web, CLI and direct shell
  • 96, 48, 32 or 16 serial port models with dual/single AC or dual DC power
  • 64-bit 4.x Linux kernel; Docker optimized for flexible script and integration
  • HTML5 remote console access – no Java dependencies
  • Vendor-neutral power management: Avocent/Emerson, Raritan/Legrand, ServerTech, APC/Schneider

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About ZPE Systems, Inc.

ZPE Systems is the data center industry’s first provider of Software Defined Infrastructure to manage physical and virtual IT devices. The company’s NodeGrid platform simplifies day zero deployment, configuration, access and control of compute, network, storage and power infrastructures. ZPE’s NodeGrid Manager provides vendor-neutral OOB management of IT devices. NodeGrid Serial Console enables OOB control of serial devices. ZPE’s NodeGrid [CI] protects investments in converged infrastructure with access and control of IT device pools.

ZPE provides smart, consolidated IT management solutions which reduce CAPEX/OPEX. The company is headquartered in Fremont, California with resellers in Japan, UK, Netherlands, Brazil and India. ZPE Systems, the ZPE logo and NodeGrid Serial Console are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZPE Systems. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.


ZPE Systems
Kevin Ansell, 510-298-3022

Release Summary

ZPE Systems today announced the shipment of its 100,000th port of NodeGrid Serial Console since launching in April 2015.



ZPE Systems
Kevin Ansell, 510-298-3022