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KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance

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Easy-to-use, efficient, powerful and fully integrated systems management for managing PCs, laptops and servers across multiple operating systems.


 
Software KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance

 

The Dell KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance offers you easy-to-use, efficient and fully integrated systems management that can be more economical than software-only alternatives for managing essentially the entire IT infrastructure:PCs, laptops, servers, storage, printers, etc. across multiple operating systems. The K1000 offers seamless integration with the Dell KACE K2000 Systems Deployment Appliance for your systems provisioning needs, and the DELL KACE K3000 Mobile Management Appliance to extend systems management to smartphones and tablets. It's extremely flexible, with a browser-based console and intelligent appliance-based architecture that typically deploys in days, and is self-maintaining.

The K1000 fulfills your organization’s systems management needs.  Benefit from the following key features:

Obtain accurate inventory
Discover and inventory all hardware and software network–wide.

Improve license compliance and optimization
Optimize software license usage by accurately tracking and managing software assets with the Dell Application Catalog

Perform software distribution
Remotely distribute and install applications and digital assets.

Deliver comprehensive patching
Schedule, deliver and track operating system patches and automate patch delivery.

Ensure compliance
Comprehensively track assets and create compliance reporting.

Provide integrated service desk capabilities
Enable integrated incident and problem management as well as self service through the user portal and single sign-on capabilities for both the End User Portal and the Appliance’s management interface.

Improve endpoint security
Assess vulnerability, and identify and lock down end–point security vulnerabilities.

Enforce IT policies
Manage configuration and policy via pre–packaged or custom policies.

Deliver energy savings
Create and deploy energy–saving power configuration policies.

Provide complete reporting
Generate both pre–packaged and custom, wizard–generated reports.

Replicate remote sites
Replicate remote sites in geographically diverse environments using existing file servers.

Generate user alerts
Broadcast alerts for user notification of important events, such as the interruption of email service.

Manage multiple domains
Enable multiple domain support for decentralized IT environments.

Generate system alerts
Receive administrative alerts on a variety of computer and network attributes for easy exception–based management.

Manage remote systems
Use remote control for centralized problem resolution with no site visit required.

Access the leading IT community
Establish deployment best practices with exclusive feed from our ITNinja.com community

Various deployment options
Available in three different deployment options with feature function parity across all three: on premise via a physical or virtual appliance, or hosted via K1000 as a Service.
  • K1000 Series

    Hardware
    Processor(s)
    K1100s: One Intel E5-2420 1.9 GHz CPU
    K1200s: Two Intel E5-2430 2.2 GHz CPUs

    Storage Capacity
    K1100s: 1 TB
    K1200s: 1.8 TB


    Network interface
    K1100s: Dual Gigabit Ethernet Ports
    K1200s: Dual Gigabit Ethernet Ports

    Memory
    K1100s: 16 GB
    K1200s: 64 GB

    Disk drives
    K1100s: Three Hot Plug 500GB, 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drives
    K1200s: Four Hot Plug 600GB, 10000 RPM SAS Hard Drives

    RAID level
    K1100s: 5
    K1200s: 5

    Power supply unit
    K1100s: Single, auto ranging, 550W PSU
    K1200s: Redundant, hot plug, auto ranging, 550W PSUs

    Appliance form factor
    K1100s: 1RU
    K1200s: 1RU

    Rack Mount Kit
    Sliding rails for 19", 4-post rack

    Target System Requirements

    Windows®
    Windows 8.1 (Professional, Enterprise)
    Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate)
    Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate)
    Windows XP SP3 (Professional, Tablet PC Edition, Media Center Edition)
    Windows Server 2012 R2 (Foundation, Essentials, Standard*, Data Center*) *Cannot be running in windows core mode
    Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
    Windows Server 2008 R2 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
    Windows Server 2003 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition)

    Mac
    Mac OS X 10.6(Intel only) - 10.9

    Linux
    Linux Red Hat Linux AS and ES
    (Versions 4.x, 5.x, 6.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
    Ubuntu
    (Versions 12.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    (Version 11 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)

    Web Administration Interface Requirements
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x +, Mozilla Firefox 20.x +, Safari 5+

    NOTE: Exact hardware specifications will vary based on availability, and can change without notice.

    Virtual K1000 (VK1000)

    Virtual Machine Requirements VK1000
    VCPUs: 4 or more vCPUs
    Memory: 4 GB (1024 MB or More Reserved/Shares = High)
    Network : 1 Ethernet Port
    Available disk : 500 GB
    Media:DVD
    Server and operating system: 64-Bit

    Target System Requirements

    Windows
    Windows 8.1 (Professional, Enterprise)
    Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate)
    Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate)
    Windows XP SP3 (Professional, Tablet PC Edition, Media Center Edition)
    Windows Server 2012 R2 (Foundation, Essentials, Standard*, Data Center*) *Cannot be running in Server Core mode
    Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
    Windows Server 2008 R2 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
    Windows Server 2003 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition)

    MAC
    Mac OS X 10.6(Intel only) - 10.9

    Linux
    Linux Red Hat Linux AS and ES
    (Versions 4.x, 5.x, 6.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
    Ubuntu
    (Versions 12.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    (Version 11 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)

    Web Administration Interface Requirements
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x +, Mozilla Firefox 20.x +, Safari 5+

    Virtualiztion Infrastructure Requirements
    VMware ESX/ESXi 4 or higher
    Open Virtualization Format (OVF) 1.0

    NOTE: Exact hardware specifications will vary based on availability, and can change without notice.

    K1000 as a Service

    Target System Requirements

    Windows
    Windows 8.1 (Professional, Enterprise)
    Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate)
    Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate)
    Windows XP SP3 (Professional, Tablet PC Edition, Media Center Edition)
    Windows Server 2012 R2 (Foundation, Essentials, Standard*, Data Center*) *Cannot be running in Server Core mode
    Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
    Windows Server 2008 R2 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
    Windows Server 2003 (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition)

    MAC
    Mac OS X 10.6(Intel only) - 10.9

    Linux
    Linux Red Hat Linux AS and ES
    (Versions 4.x, 5.x, 6.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
    Ubuntu
    (Versions 12.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    (Version 11 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)

    Web Administration Interface Requirements
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x +, Mozilla Firefox 20.x +, Safari 5+

    NOTE: Exact hardware specifications will vary based on availability, and can change without notice.
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