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Top 3 SNMP RTUs for Your Spec and Budget

NetGuardian RTUs offer alarm monitoring capacity that's just right for your network's needs

If you're looking for the best possible coverage of your remote sites, the NetGuardian family of RTUs is ready to serve you.

The NetGuardian 832A, 480 and 216 have a lot in common. They're all built for SNMP or reporting to the T/Mon Remote Alarm Monitoring System. They all support LAN, and -48 volt power. And they're all backed by DPS Telecom quality, top-rated 24/7 tech support, a two-year hardware warranty and a 30-day, no-risk, money back guarantee.

The three RTUs of the NetGuardian family are also distinctly different and designed for your remote sites' particular needs:

Full-Featured NetGuardian 832A: 32 discrete alarms, 32 ping alarms, 8 analog alarms, 8 controls and a lot more.

Heavy-Duty NetGuardian 480: 80 discrete alarms, 4 controls.

Economical NetGuardian 216: 16 discrete alarms, 2 analog alarms, 2 controls.

NetGuardian 832A

NetGuardian RTU
The NetGuardian 832A monitors 32 discrete alarms and 8 analog alarms, pings 32 network elements, controls 8 relays, provides LAN reach through access to 8 serial ports, and reports via SNMP or DCPX, e-mail, or text message.

Why you need it: The NetGuardian 832A provides all the tools you need for complete site management, including stand-alone local visibility through its built-in Web Browser Interface server, bypassing the need for a master.

  • High Capacity: 32 discrete alarms (expandable to 176), 32 ping alarms, 8 analog alarms, 8 controls, and 8 serial ports
  • Reports alarms via SNMP or DCPx
  • Reports alarms to multiple SNMP managers or the T/Mon Remote Alarm Monitoring System
  • NEBS Level III certified
  • 8 serial ports provide multiple user LAN-based reach through access to PBXs, switches, and any other device with a craft port or serial only interface. (Similar to terminal server functionality)
  • Alternate dial-up reporting path in case of primary communication path failure
  • Configure and monitor via Web browser
  • E-mail and pager notifications
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades
  • Free Windows-based utility for off-site editing and remote provisioning via LAN
  • Multiple customization and expansion options:
    • Integrate with the Building Access System
    • Add sensors for temperature, humidity, etc.
    • Integrate site video surveillance into the NetGuardian web interface to help confirm alarms and increase site security.
    • The NetGuardian hinged back panel accessories provide alternatives for wiring your alarm points. Wire wrap, screw-lug terminations, and punch block are some of the wiring options available.
    • Multi-layer, multi-user, multi-privilege security system

See Full Specifications of the NetGuardian 832A

NetGuardian 480

NetGuardian 480 RTU
Save valuable rack space: The NetGuardian 480 has 80 discrete point inputs-two and a half times the discrete alarms of the NetGuardian 832A. With this kind of capacity you can easily cover an entire remote site with this one unit.

Why you need it: The NetGuardian 480 is a heavy-duty SNMP/TL1 alarm collector that can provide alarm coverage for an entire site in just one unit - a one-box alarm monitoring solution that provides extremely economical cost per point.

  • 80 Discrete Alarm Points - cover your entire site with a single unit
  • Convenient single-box solution saves costs of buying multiple units - economical cost per point
  • Reports to multiple SNMP managers, any TL1 manager or the T/Mon Remote Alarm Monitoring System
  • Configurable alarm descriptions include detailed, actionable alarm data in SNMP traps or TL1 autonomous messages
  • TL1 over TCP/IP
  • Free Windows 2000/XP software for editing TL1 database, configuration, monitoring, diagnostics, and testing
  • Standard dual -48 VDC power inputs for redundant power facilities
  • Four control relays for controlling site equipment and security devices
  • Real-time clock for accurate time stamp
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades

See Full Specifications of the NetGuardian 480

NetGuardian 216

NetGuardian 216 RTU
The NetGuardian 216 provides exactly the right capacity to manage your small sites and reports alarms using SNMP, TL1 or DCP over your existing IP network.

Why you need it: The NetGuardian 216 provides exactly enough alarm capacity for monitoring small sites like remote huts, collocation racks and enclosed cabinets - so you can economically install alarm monitoring at every site in your network, without spending a fortune on excess alarm capacity.

  • Right-size capacity for small sites: 16 discrete alarms, 2 analog alarms, 2 controls and 1 terminal server port
  • Reports alarms over SNMP or to the T/Mon Remote Alarm Monitoring System
  • Reports to up to 2 SNMP managers - great for reporting alarms to different departments
  • 4-threshold analog monitoring (Major Over, Minor Over, Minor Under and Major Under)
  • Terminal server port for LAN access to switches, routers, PBXs and other serial-interface devices
  • Optional dual -48 VDC or 110 VAC power input
  • Small footprint form factor
  • Included Windows configuration utility for easy, quick turn up- configure every NG 216 unit in your network without leaving your desk
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades

See Full Specifications of the NetGuardian 216

Our RTUs are available in small, medium, and large capacities and support a wide range of protocols and communication interfaces. It's easy to find the RTU that's a perfect match for your critical remote site equipment and your existing network.

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