LCD KVM switches and consoles play a very important role in server rooms that have limited space, since they save the space that using a separate console for each server. The quality of the console or switch, however, can determine the performance and reliability of the entire rack.
If quality is ignored in favor of price alone, during equipment purchases, the negative impact on rack reliability and quality of operations will often far exceed any supposed savings in price. Due to these circumstances, purchasing a reliable, high-quality LCD KVM switch or console for the server room is one of the biggest challenges facing IT departments today. When searching for the right LCD KVM switch or console, look into manufacturers that offer a wide array of models with varying features.