Server Console KVM Switch is key component for rack mount implementations (a console represents one keyboard, video monitor, and mouse (KVM) attached to a server). The family of HP Server Console Switches allows multiple servers in a rack to be accessed and managed by one keyboard, monitor and mouse. By using a console switch, as many as 256 computers running different operating systems can be managed. The 8-Port Server Console Switche feature an On-Screen Display (OSD) interface, which has intuitive menus for accessing each attached computer or serial attached device. 8-Port model offers single console support via the local user port.