ACM5000 Family

Price: $275.00
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The Opengear ACM5000 delivers secure In-Band and Out-Of-Band access to remote sites from anywhere in the world. We give IT personnel remote hands to reach out to branch offices and wiring closets as if they were actually there on site. Simple and cost effective tools for managing the network, power and computer devices in small and large distributed networks. We help tame the complexities of remote administration.

Reduce costs and minimize downtime
Monitor and control all on-site serial and networked infrastructure and edge devices in remote locations

In-band & out-of-band access
Provide “always-up” connectivity with failover to 3G cellular, V.92 modem, 802.11, redundant path

Digital I/O’s for external sensor support
Door contacts, water, smoke alarms. Monitor ambient temperature in wiring closets, enclosures

Remote power management
Script automatic ping detect reboots, monitor remote UPS battery, initiate graceful shutdowns, power cycle

Extensive monitoring and alerts
Send alerts via SMS, text or email. Monitor status using Solarwinds, Zenoss, Nagios, CMS6000

Encrypted authenticated secure access
Meets the most demanding high security applications, Securely control devices hidden behind firewalls


The ACM5000 family uses an embedded FIPS140-2 cryptographic module that has been validated and has received Certificate #1051. The ACM5000 family also employs IPSec VPN for advanced security to meet the most demanding applications.
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Out of Band

The ACM5000 can be ordered with integrated 802.11n wireless, 3G cellular or analog modem cards. The heartbeat monitor can trigger dial back or redundant path during network outages. Be prepared for disaster recovery and ensure maximum uptime.

2 Gig USB Flash Drive for TFTP Server

Store local copies of router and switch configurations on our 2 Gig USB flash for disaster recovery. This allows you to make backups of existing configurations before making changes, that way if you break it you can simply roll back the config.
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Offline Logs

Store offline logs on our USB flash to provide an audit trail, we log both the serial ports and the available networks to provide syslog, keylogging and a .pcap file for wireshark.
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Pattern Match Alerting

Opengear console servers can help you ensure uptime by proactively scanning the serial stream on the console ports for specific errors or phrases. We monitor the traffic on the serial port and will watch for user defined patterns or phrases and send alerts via SMS text or email based on pattern match.
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Hotkey Power on RPS/PDU

Imagine yourself having out of band access to a dead communications device that is entirely locked up in a frozen condition, simply hotkey via SSH or telnet to launch our power menu to check power status, power cycle, turn off or on. We have support for thousands of RPS/PDU units, both serial and SNMP connected units.
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Unlike other proprietary vendors we allow access to the Linux core including bash. Why do I need this? Well, you can create proactive self-healing solutions that cycle power on a router or switch on ping failure.
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