Desktop over IP

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Desktop over IP solutions are designed for desktop administrators who need to physically separate the computer from the user in the work environment. Physical separation of computer and user can provide solutions where security and/or environmental issues are major concerns. The Avocent HMX desktop over IP solution provides the ideal solution for these environments. The HMX extender system can be easily deployed over a Local Area Network, and supports comprehensive range of peripherals including DVI-I video, CD audio, USB mass storage, keyboard and mouse and other USB devices. The HMX Manager provides administration and connection management control from a central location, enabling the desktop administrator to effectively and efficiently manage the desktop computing resource without compromising the user experience.


  • Eliminates distance limitations within the LAN
  • Allows computers and users to be located anywhere on the LAN
  • Provides high-quality DVI video and CD audio
  • Centralized management via a single console, including access, desktop pooling and reporting
  • 128bit AES encryption for secure access
  • Removes the need for dedicated cabling between user and computer
  • Dual Digital DVI Video up to 1920 x 1200
  • USB media and most other USB devices
  • Increased support video resolution:1680×1050 @ 60Hz
  • USB keyboard/mouse as well as vUSB
  • Interoperability between the HMX single and dual video high resolution products