Avocent is a leading provider of open, secure, modular solutions that enable our customers to simply manage IT complexity.
Developed over two decades of successful data center and desktop innovation, our industry-leading portfolio of software, hardware and embedded technologies can solve whatever challenges face enterprise-level IT organizations, helping them control, plan, evolve and secure their heterogeneous, multifaceted information technology infrastructure.
Our proven, award-winning solutions improve efficiencies, deliver greater agility and produce rapid ROI. They empower IT to progress beyond the role of business process sustainer to that of competitive differentiator. Highly available. Acutely responsive. Infinitely extendable.
Avocent has grown through product innovations, global expansion and strategic acquisitions. In 2001, Avocent acquired Equinox Systems; 2C Computing was acquired in 2002; and Soronti, Inc. in 2003. Crystal Link Technologies, OSA Technologies, Inc. and Sonic Mobility, Inc. were acquired in 2004. Cyclades Corporation and LANDesk Corporation were acquired in 2006.
Some of the world’s leading brands–such as Microsoft Corp.®, Intel®, HP®, Dell®, IBM®, Time Warner®, Verizon®, General Electric®, Exxon Mobil®, Disney®, FedEx® and Home Depot®–depend on Avocent technology to help them simply manage mission-critical physical resources in the data center, remote branch location and at end point devices.
Avocent has more than 1,800 employees. Sales, operations and R&D centers are located globally, with corporate headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama.
Effective December 11, 2009, Avocent Corporation became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emerson Electric Co. and is no longer a publicly traded company. Click here for more information »