ZPE Systems Presents: NodeGrid Manager®

Secure Vendor-Neutral Access & Control for Managing Physical & Virtual IT Infrastructure

NodeGrid Manager screenshots

“Software Defined Infrastructure”Shadow1

Your world is a mix of physical and virtual devices, legacy and bleeding edge. You’ve got numerous vendors, asset types and console protocols to contend with. No problem – we’re here to help.

With NodeGrid Manager, easily access and control network, server, storage and smart power assets through one screen. Join our other customers and start enjoying simplified infrastructure management through “a single pane of glass.”

Our smart, consolidated IT access and control software saves you time, money and hassle managing multi-vendor IT environments. The NodeGrid platform provides vendor neutral IT device procurement flexibility and a comprehensive and uniform feature stack across all vendors, consolidating your infrastructure management experience. NodeGrid even extends the features and lifespan of legacy data center devices.

arrow_zpe_systemsNodeGrid Manager works the way you do -
with all console infrastructureShadow1

Vendor and technology agnostic: Avocent, Raritan, HP iLO, Dell iDRAC, hypervisors and more

Physical and virtual consoles: Serial, VMWare MKS & Serial, KVM/IP, SSH and more

You choose how to manage assets: Web GUI, CLI, API, search, bookmarks and more


All Hardware console features now in SoftwareShadow1

    Access & Control

  • Secure Console Access
  • Single Screen Control
  • Power Management
  • Collaborative Shared Access
  • VMware Discovery
  • vMotion Tracking
  • AD/LDAP Integration
  • In-Band, Out-of-Band Management

    Monitoring & Alerts

  • Console Data Logging
  • Service Processor Event Logs
  • Environmental Sensors
  • Event Notifications
  • Access Logs
  • System Logs
  • Regulatory & Audit Compliance

Rich Platform Support

  • Service Processors (HP iLO, Dell iDRAC, IPMI, Cisco CIMC/UCS, IBM IMM, Oracle ILOM…)
  • Legacy Consoles (Serial Console, KVM/IP, PDU, Cyclades/Avocent, Raritan, Digi…)
  • Virtual Machines (VMware discovery, vMotion following, MKS, VM Serial, KVM)
  • Storage (EMC, NetApp…)
  • UPS and PDU power management (Avocent, ServerTech, Emerson…)


Fast to deploy with automated maintenanceShadow1

Install from an ISO – Self-contained bootable ISO image with no dependencies

Sow your seeds – Define business and technology policies for appropriate user access

Watch your data farm grow – NodeGrid auto-discovers data center assets and matches them against seeds to build dynamic physical and virtual device access groups

Sit back and relax – Proactively monitor for console issues and gain the upper hand – fast policy-based access and power control – when you need it


Controls Virtual Infrastructure too!Shadow1

Locate – Locate and connect virtual consoles as soon as they appear

Follow – Never lose a VM through migrations

Control – Virtual serial and VMware MKS available to all authorized users



Technical Specifications


NodeGrid Manager minimum requirements, access modes, device viewing options, managed device types, pre-defined device templates and more.


Agile and future proof


ZPE Systems provides secure software-based access and control to bridge the gap between legacy, existing and emerging technologies. Our close relationships with major equipment manufacturers and our agile architecture underpin our commitment to supporting your needs as IT continues evolving.