Monday, March 25, 2013

KVM Switch – Fast Solution for Computer Repairs

As an IT technician, one might have to work around 6-8 hours a day and be ready to fix computers, clean up viruses, mend infected systems, and maintain other regular basis. Having a fast and effective solution would sure help you to manage all of this in a short time, and it is when KVM switch becomes a very helpful choice.

The KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) switch helps connecting one set of keyboard, monitor, and mouse together in a single switch. With KVM switch, you don't have to worry about working on joining ports of many computers and there is no need to spare extra space. The latest version of KVM is equipped with a VGA and USB ports, while the old ones had VGA and PS2 cnnectors.

The new KVM switch is able to support 8 computers at a time. One of the most convenient setups is to place KVM switch on the top of the shelf and have other computer cables hanging down for easy-access purpose. With this, you can now work on multiple operations at the very same time, but on different computers.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Converting a KVM to a VDI

KVM and VirtualBox are both virtualization product allowing you to run operating system in a window independent from your central operating system. Although both of them are used to run several operating system on the same hardware, KVM and VirtualBox use different file formats to store the virtual machine. To transfer KVM virtual machine to VDI file type used in VirtualBox, an indirect procedure is required.

DVI Switch

To start converting a KVM to a VDI, firstly, download a vCenter Converter from Once you install it on KVM machine, run the program. You will see a "Convert Machine" on the top-left corner of the window, click on the button. Select "powered-on machine" and "This local machine." After that, click "Next."

Monday, January 21, 2013


With this newly remodeled SOHO KVM Switch, you will easily be able to share your monitor, keyboard, and mouse with up to four USB computers. Also, you can connect one set of speakers and use them with all your computers.

The SOHO KVM Switch supports a rise of your efficiency and productivity both at home and in the office by decreasing desktop clutter, and at the same time, keeping access to all of your programs and files from multiple computers.


• With DVI monitor connections, it is easy to shifts between Mac computers and PCs
• With LED indicator lights on Front-panel buttons, it is flexible for you to access audio and video content from multiple computers at the same time
• KVM doesn't need software for installation
• Currently adds a built-in USB 2.0 hub for connecting your elements