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3 Small RTUs That Protect Big Revenue

If you think you can't monitor small sites cost-effectively, these 3 NetGuardian RTUs will change your mind

Are you monitoring your small sites? Do you think you can't afford to? These light-capacity LAN-based NetGuardians make it possible to install network monitoring anywhere in your network, without spending a fortune on excess alarm capacity.


Discretes 
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16
2-4
Analogs
7 (4 general)
2-8
0-2
Controls
8
2
1
Serial Ports
1-5
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Protocols
SNMP, T/Mon, Web
SNMP, DCP, DCPf, or DCPx
SNMP, T/Mon
Transport
LAN, serial, T1 (optional)
LAN, plus dialup or serial
LAN, POTS
Web interface
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Monitor Small Sites so They Don't Become Network Blind Spots

Some network managers don't monitor small sites like remote huts, collocation racks or enclosed cabinets. Some don't even monitor large sites if they have fewer than 32 alarm points.

It's a major mistake to not monitor small sites. Problems can happen anywhere. Every blind spot in your network visibility, no matter how small, is a place where you won't know about problems until equipment finally fails.

With the density of modern equipment, site size is often a poor indicator of outage impact. Even small-scale network outages can erode your revenue. Recurring equipment failures at small sites can eat away at your repair and equipment budgets.

Proactive companies are now actively looking to monitor small sites to avoid these problems.

Think about your smaller sites and ask yourself: Can I afford expensive damage to this equipment? Will my network stay up if this site shuts down?

Small NetGuardian RTU Models: The Cost-effective Solution to Monitor Small Sites

Why do network managers run the risks of not monitoring their smaller sites? Because they think they can't monitor small sites cost-effectively.

Savvy network managers know that network monitoring doesn't always mean high-capacity RTUs, dedicated lines, and hundreds of man-hours spent on configuration and databasing.

These smaller RTUs make that kind of thinking possible. They're exactly the right capacity to monitor small sites. You get the alarm capability you need without spending a fortune on alarm capacity you won't use.

Monitor small sites without compromises

Light capacity doesn't mean light on features or on quality. Smaller NetGuardians are scaled-down versions of our popular NetGuardian 832A, and they include features you'd usually find only on complex, high-capacity remotes.

Easy Installation Anywhere in Your Network

NetGuardians are easy to install and configure, making it simple to add network monitoring capability anywhere in your network:

  • Ethernet connectivity: Get plug-and-play installation for alarm visibility anywhere your LAN goes.
  • Convenient Web Interface (216T & LT): Provision and monitor from any PC workstation on your network - with or without an alarm master.
  • Included Windows configuration software (216T & 216): Turn up is simple and quick, and you can use the same utility for monitoring, communication diagnostics, and loading new firmware.

You're not taking any risks when you purchase a NetGuardian, big or small. Your unit is fully backed by DPS Telecom support, including:

  • 24 hour tech support
  • 2 year hardware warranty
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades
  • 30-day, no-risk, money-back guarantee: If you buy a NetGuardian and you're dissatisfied for any reason during the first 30 days, just return it for a full refund.

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