cycle server

cycle server

(jargon)
A powerful computer that exists primarily for running large batch jobs. The term implies that interactive tasks such as editing are done on other machines on the network, such as workstations.
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First and only free web-based server management solution recognized for excellence in end-to-end life cycle server automation
Hard drive performance is a primary requirement for today's savvy consumers and IT managers that use Deskstar drives for digital media and low duty cycle server applications.
Since the SX-4 Series is increasingly being integrated into networked systems as a key cycle server, providing DNFL for this platform is a key to providing the comprehensive support environment necessary to encompass the diverse HPC systems used by our customers.
View energy metrics and power cycle servers when on the go - 'there's an app for that'
Remote IT administrators can securely manage and view servers as if they were sitting in front of the rack, enabling them to perform software uploads, assess equipment health, repair operating systems, power cycle servers, and other server management operations.
Advanced features include 128-bit encryption of keyboard, mouse and video signals; dual-Ethernet ports with failover; an integrated dedicated modem port for emergency remote network-independent access; and, integrated, remote power control that enables users to power up, power down or power cycle servers connected to optional Raritan remote power control units.
The KX II's remote power control enables users to power up, power down or power cycle servers connected to optional Raritan remote power control units.
In addition, should users need to reboot servers to get services back online quickly, they can leverage CC-SG's built-in support for IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) and power cycle servers using this industry-standard interface -- which is embedded in servers by major manufacturers.
Should users need to reboot remote servers in order to get services back online, they can power cycle servers using the IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) built into CommandCenter Secure Gateway.
These appliances feature external modem and SPC power control support to easily troubleshoot, reboot and power cycle servers or serial devices.
The DSR1021 switch gives IT administrators the ability to troubleshoot, reboot or even power cycle servers or serial devices from any location using DSView(R) management software.