Lantronix and Server Technology form Technology and Marketing Alliance for Remote Management of IT Equipment

Jul 9, 2014
Irvine, Calif. – July 9, 2014Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, today announced that it has formed a technology and marketing alliance with Server Technology, a leading producer of high-quality rack mount power distribution units (PDU) and power monitoring solutions, to promote the integration and interoperability of the companies' advanced hardware and software technologies.   As part of the alliance, Lantronix is releasing a free firmware upgrade for the Lantronix® SLC™ console manager, enabling direct interoperability with Server Technology Power Distribution Units (PDU). 
Lantronix has made the free firmware upgrade available on its support page for customers to download for SLC console managers with firmware v5.4, v5.5 and v5.6.  Once downloaded and installed, the firmware allows users to seamlessly access, control and manage Server Technology power distribution solutions via Lantronix console management products.  The upgrade also provides a variety of central management performance updates. 
"Lantronix has a long and successful track record in providing top of the line console management solutions," said Calvin Nicholson Senior Director of Software and Firmware Development for Server Technology.  "Now, with seamless integration with our entire intelligent PDU offering, we believe our combined power solution will serve our customers well."
"We continue to demonstrate our commitment to delivering innovative remote IT equipment management through upgrades and solutions that directly speak to the needs of our customers.  This new relationship between two market leaders in the data center space serves to provide dramatically simplified solutions in labs and data centers worldwide," said Vishal Kakkad, Director of Product Marketing for Lantronix.  "Server Technology's power management solutions, when combined with Lantronix' existing line of remote IT management products,  provide a true best of breed solution – and THAT is what Tier One customers are looking for – fully-integrated solutions available and customizable on a global scale, that are EASY to buy, use, customize, deploy and manage remotely."

Lantronix IT Management Solutions:  The Power and Flexibility of Secure Remote Management 

Lantronix' remote IT management solutions, including the SLC console manager and the SLB branch office manager, enable access, control and management of information technology (IT) equipment across data centers, labs, branch offices, campus settings, and virtually any environment with distributed computer equipment.  Benefits of Lantronix remote management solutions include:
  • Enables system administrators to manage network and IT assets from virtually anywhere over the Internet or dial-up or cellular connection.
  • Ensures uptime by quickly troubleshooting and repairing servers and IT equipment from anywhere, at any time.
  • Achieves true lights-out, out-of-band management of connected devices in test labs and data centers for configuring servers, switches, routers, firewalls, PDUs, repairing IT equipment, and controlling power.
  • Minimizes operating costs by consolidating data and system management operations.
  • Saves space with compact designs and eliminates the need for a separate keyboard, video monitor and mouse for each computer.

No matter where you are located, you can connect to your equipment throughout the world, diagnose and remediate problems remotely with Lantronix IT infrastructure management products, services, and solutions.
About Server Technology

Server Technology's power strategy experts produce the highest quality rack mount power distribution and monitoring solutions that help manage power capacity, reduce downtime and improve energy efficiency.  The leading innovator since 1984, Server Technology created the intelligent cabinet  PDU market and holds the largest number of patents in that industry. Serving the Data Center and Carrier markets, Server Technology offers the most extensive selection of cabinet PDUs to manage power usage for servers, storage and network equipment.

About Lantronix
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart M2M solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix products have applications in every industry, including medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail, POS, financial, government, consumer electronics, and IT/data center. The Company's headquarters are located in Irvine, California. 

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