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KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance | Dell

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Manage any endpoint with a comprehensive, easy-to-use solution.

Powerful and fully integrated anypoint systems management for managing computers, servers, as well as mobile and connected non-computer devices across multiple operating systems.


 

 


The Dell KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance provides comprehensive management of PCs, servers, Macs, Chromebooks, smart phones, tablets, printers, networking gear, and other network-connected non-computing devices. The KACE K1000 is easy to use and its appliance-based architecture enables rapid deployment -- typically in a few days. It also delivers a comprehensive set of features to fulfill your systems management needs – from initial computer deployment to ongoing management, security and support, regardless of your organization’s size. The K1000 also offers seamless integration with the Dell KACE K2000 Systems Deployment Appliance for your systems provisioning needs.

A recent EMA analysis showed that while KACE appliances equal or exceed the functionality of their competitors, when factoring in total infrastructure expenses, the KACE solution can cost significantly less than offerings from primary competitors.*

Inventory and IT asset management
Discover and inventory all hardware and software network-wide, including laptops, desktops, servers, storage devices, Chromebooks, and network connected non-computer devices.

Software license management
Make software license optimization and compliance an easy-to-obtain reality with the Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance’s inventory, asset management and compliance reporting capabilities. Accurately track and manage software assets and upgrade/downgrade rights with the Dell Application Catalog. Own the entire software license management lifecycle with general availability, end-of-life dates, and manufacturer’s suggested retail price information for the most popular software titles.

Chromebook management
Get comprehensive hardware and OS inventory and asset lifecycle management, integrated with help desk, for Chromebooks.

Software distribution
Remotely distribute and install applications and digital assets to Windows, Mac and Linux computers and servers across multiple locations.

Patch management and security
Automate OS and application patch management and deploy patches from one of the largest patch libraries in the industry. Assess, identify and lock down endpoint security vulnerabilities.

Service desk
Provide service desk with granular SLA controls that are integrated with asset management processes and workflows, a user self-service portal that gives end users the ability to solve many basic requests, and the K1000 GO Mobile Application for both administrators and end users.

Server management and monitoring
Perform asset management and log monitoring of servers, integrated with alerts, reporting and service desk.

Robust administration
Get up and running faster with minimal learning curve utilizing an intuitive, customizable user interface, coupled with a robust set of administrative functions.

K1000 GO Mobile App
Access the K1000 from mobile devices, enabling you to remain effective even when you’re away from a computer. The app also allows users to submit service desk tickets, access knowledge base and check on existing ticket status using their mobile devices.

Dell Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) integration
Integrate the K1000 with Dell EMM to extend management capabilities to corporate-owned and user-owed laptops, tablets and smart phones.

Multiple deployment options
Choose to deploy the K1000 as a physical or virtual appliance if your organization is looking for an on-premises solution, or as a hosted virtual appliance if you are interested in a hosted option.

* Best Practices in Lifecycle Management: Comparing Suites from Dell, LANDesk, Microsoft, and Symantec: An ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES (“EMA”) White Paper. Prepared for Dell, revised February 2015.
  • K1000 Series

    Hardware
    Processor(s)
    K1100s: One Intel E5-2420 2.2 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: Two Hot Plug 1TB, 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drives
    K1200s: Four Hot Plug 600GB, 10000 RPM SAS Hard Drives

    RAID level
    K1100s: 1
    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+

    Virtualization Infrastructures Supported
    VMware ESX/ESXi 4 or higher (Open Virtualization Format (OVF) 1.0)
    Windows Server® 2012/ 2012 R2 with Hyper-V Server 2012/2012 R2

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

    K1000 as a Service

    Target System Requirements
    For minimum specifications refer to OS vendor minimum requirements. The KACE K1000 Management Appliance imposes no additional requirements, and supports 32-bit & 64-bit architectures where applicable.

    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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