KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance

Manage any endpoint with a comprehensive, easy-to-use solution

The Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance provides comprehensive management of servers, PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, smart phones, tablets, printers, networking gear, and other connected non-computing devices. The KACE K1000 is easy to deploy and use, affordable, and can fulfill your systems management needs from initial computer deployment to ongoing management and retirement, regardless of your organization’s size. The K1000 also offers seamless integration with the Dell KACE K2000 Systems Deployment Appliance for your systems provisioning needs. It's extremely flexible, self-maintaining and has a browser-based console and intelligent appliance-based architecture that typically deploys in days.

Features

The K1000 fulfills your organization’s systems management needs:

  • Obtain accurate inventory – Discover and inventory all hardware and software network-wide, including laptops, desktops, servers, storage devices, Chromebooks, and connected non-computing devices.
  • Improve license compliance and optimization – Optimize software license usage by accurately tracking and managing software assets with the Dell Application Catalog.
  • Perform software distribution – Remotely distribute and install applications and digital assets.
  • Deliver comprehensive patching – Schedule, deliver and track operating system patches and automate patch delivery.
  • Monitor servers – Log monitoring of servers, integrated with asset management, reporting and service desk.
  • Ensure compliance – Comprehensively track assets and create compliance reporting.
  • Deliver integrated service desk capabilities – Provide service desk with granular SLA controls that is integrated with asset management processes and workflows, a user self-service portal, and the K1000 GO Mobile Application for both administrators and end users.
  • Improve endpoint security – Assess vulnerability, and identify and lock down endpoint security vulnerabilities.
  • Enforce IT policies – Manage configuration and enforcement via pre-packaged or custom policies.
  • Deliver energy savings – Create and deploy energy-saving power configuration policies.
  • Provide complete reporting – Generate both pre-packaged and custom, wizard-generated reports.
  • Replicate remote sites – Use existing file servers to replicate remote sites in geographically diverse environments.
  • Generate user alerts – Broadcast alerts for user notification of important events, such as the interruption of email service.
  • Manage multiple domains – Enable multiple domain support for decentralized IT environments.
  • Generate system alerts – Receive administrative alerts on a variety of computer and network attributes for easy exception-based management.
  • Manage remote systems – Use remote control for centralized problem resolution with no site visit required.
  • Access the leading IT community – Establish deployment best practices with exclusive feed from our ITNinja.com community, formerly AppDeploy.com.
  • Various deployment options – Choose to deploy the K1000 as a physical or virtual appliance if your organization is looking for an on-premise solution, or as a hosted virtual appliance if you are interested in a software as a service delivery model.

Specifications

K1000 Series

HardwareK1100sK1200s
Processor(s)One Intel E5-2420 2.2 GHz CPUTwo Intel E5-2430 2.2 GHz CPUs
Storage Capacity1 TB1.8 TB
Network interfaceDual gigabit
Ethernet ports
Dual gigabit
Ethernet ports
Memory16 GB64 GB
Disk drivesTwo Hot Plug
1 TB, 7200 RPM
SATA hard drives
Four hot plug
600GB, 10000 RPM
SAS hard drives
RAID level15
Power supply unit

single, auto ranging
550W PSU

redundant, auto ranging
550W PSU

Appliance form factor1RU1RU
Rack Mount KitSliding rails for 19", 4-post rack
Target system requirements:

For minimum specifications refer to OS vendor minimum requirements. The KACE K1000 Management Appliance imposes no additional requirements, and supports 32-bit & 64-bit architectures where applicable.

Windows
  • Windows 8.1
    (Professional, Enterprise)
  • Windows 7
    (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate)
  • Windows Vista
    (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate)
  • Windows XP SP3
    (Professional, Tablet PC Edition, Media Center Edition
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
    (Foundation, Essentials, Standard*, Data Center*)
    *Standard and Datacenter cannot be running in Server Core mode
  • Windows Server 2008
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
  • Windows Server 2003
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition)
Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.6 (Intel only) - 10.9
Linux
  • Linux Red Hat Linux AS and ES
    (Versions 4.x, 5.x, 6.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
  • Ubuntu
    (Versions 12.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    (Version 11 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
Web administration interface requirements
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x +, Mozilla Firefox 20.x +, Safari 5+

NOTE: Exact hardware specifications will vary based on availability, and can change without notice.

Virtual K1000 (VK1000)

Virtual machine requirements
 VK1000
VCPUs4 or more vCPUs
Memory4 GB (1024 MB or more reserved/shares = high)
Network1 Ethernet port
MediaDVD
Server and operating system64-Bit
Target system requirements:

For minimum specifications refer to OS vendor minimum requirements. The KACE K1000 Management Appliance imposes no additional requirements, and supports 32-bit & 64-bit architectures where applicable.

Windows
  • Windows 8.1
    (Professional, Enterprise) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows 7
    (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows Vista
    (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows XP SP3
    (Professional, Tablet PC Edition, Media Center Edition) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
    (Foundation, Essentials, Standard*, Data Center*) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
    *Standard and Datacenter cannot be running in Server Core mode
  • Windows Server 2008
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
  • Windows Server 2003
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition)
Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.6 (Intel only) - 10.9
Linux
  • Linux Red Hat Linux AS and ES
    (Versions 4.x, 5.x, 6.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
  • Ubuntu
    (Versions 12.x  32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    (Versions 11 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
Web administration interface requirements
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x +, Mozilla Firefox 20.x +, Safari 5+
Virtualization infrastructure Supported
  • VMware ESX/ESXi 4 or higher (Open Virtualization Format (OVF) 1.0)
  • Windows Server® 2012/ 2012 R2 with Hyper-V Server 2012/2012 R2

K1000 as a Service

Target System Requirements:

For minimum specifications refer to OS vendor minimum requirements. The KACE K1000 Management Appliance imposes no additional requirements, and supports 32-bit & 64-bit architectures where applicable.

Windows
  • Windows 8.1
    (Professional, Enterprise) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows 7
    (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows Vista
    (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows XP SP3
    (Professional, Tablet PC Edition, Media Center Edition) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
    (Foundation, Essentials, Standard*, Data Center*) 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
    *Standard and Datacenter cannot be running in Server Core mode
  • Windows Server 2008
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition, HPC Edition)
  • Windows Server 2003
    (Web Edition, Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Datacenter Edition)
Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.6 (Intel only) - 10.9
Linux
  • Linux Red Hat Linux AS and ES
    (Versions 4.x, 5.x, 6.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
  • Ubuntu
    (Versions 12.x 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    (Version 11 32-bit and 64-bit architecture)
Web administration interface requirements
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x +, Mozilla Firefox 20.x +, Safari 5+

Dell and KACE are trademarks of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. SUSE is a registered trademark of Novell, Inc. Ubuntu is a registered trademark of Canonical Ltd.

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Inventory

Inventory

Discover and manage all connected systems and devices from a single console.

Asset management

Asset management

Obtain data for comprehensive IT asset and software license management.

Chromebook inventory

Chromebook inventory

Get inventory of Chromebooks integrated with your management workflows.

Software distribution

Software distribution

Distribute software packages with flexible options for priority and timing.

Patch management

Patch management

Automate OS patching for Windows and MAC systems and leading applications.

Server monitoring

Server monitoring

Monitor logs from and agentlessly inventory Windows, Linux and UNIX servers.

Service desk

Service desk

Increase efficiencies with service desk integrated with systems management.