IBM GCM32 KVM Switch
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Product Information for IBM GCM32 KVM Switch

Highlights for IBM GCM32 KVM Switch

  • Product Type:KVM Switch
  • Number of Computers:32

Marketing Information

The IBM Global 2X2X16 Console Manager (GCM16) and IBM Global 4X2X32 Console Manager (GCM32) are the next generation digital keyboard-video-mouse (KVM) console managers that provide KVM-over-IP and serial console management technology in a single appliance. Either console lets you access and manage all servers remotely, even to the system BIOS, using your existing IP infrastructure. The GCM16 has 16 target ports and supports up to 2 local users and 2 remote users, and the GCM32 has 32 target ports and supports up to 2 local users and 4 remote users. Figure 1 shows these two models.


  • Computer Ports: 32 x RJ-45 Female Keyboard/Mouse/Video
  • Other Ports: 2 x RJ-45 Network
  • User/Console Ports: 1 x 15-pin HD-15 Video

Environmental Conditions

General Information

  • Product Type: KVM Switch
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 1754D2X
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: IBM Corporation
  • Product Model: GCM32
  • Product Name: GCM32 KVM Switch
  • Brand Name: IBM


Package Contents

  • GCM32 KVM Switch
  • Mounting Hardware
  • 1U Filler Panel
  • 2 X C13/C14 Rack Power Cable
  • Adapter RJ45-DB9F DCE CAT 5
  • Adapter RJ45-DB9M DTE CAT 5
  • Installation Publications and Warranty

Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 1.72" Height x 17" Width x 9.20" Depth
  • Weight: 7.61 lb
  • Form Factor: 1U Rack-mountable

Power Description

  • Input Voltage: 110 V AC


Technical Information

  • Number of Computers: 32
  • Graphics Resolution: 1680 x 1050
  • Number of Users: 2 x Local User
  • Daisy Chain: 512
  • Video Signals: WSXGA+


  • Standard Warranty: 3 Year Limited