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Dominion® KX III

High Performance KVM-over-IP Switch

The Dominion KX III is Raritan's flagship enterprise-class KVM-over IP switch that provides 1, 2, 4 or 8 users with BIOS-level remote management of 8, 16, 32 or 64 servers in a single switch.  With industry leading video performance, security, and enhanced reliability, the Dominion KX III outperforms the competition. With standard features such as DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort digital video, VGA analog video, audio, virtual media, smart card/CAC, and mobile access, the Dominion KX III is suitable for both general computer and dynamic broadcast applications.

It's ideal for Server Rooms, Test Labs, and the Largest Enterprise Data Centers. KX III offers high performance web-based remote management of servers, storage, and network devices and virtually any application.  Deploy individually, or centralize with Raritan’s CommandCenter Secure Gateway. 

For broadcast, control rooms, labs and studios, the new KX III User Station provides high-performance, KVM-over-IP access in a self-contained, low-maintenance appliance. Its productive user interface supports two 1080p video sessions at 30 FPS, simultaneous access to eight or more servers, dual monitors, audio and virtual media.

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Dominion® KX III

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Remote BIOS-Level Access

Dominion KX III has the industry’s highest performing and most flexible KVM-over-IP technology. Users can access Dominion KX III from LAN, WAN, Internet, mobile & dial-up, allowing admins BIOS-level access to troubleshoot, reconfigure, reboot and power cycle servers remotely.

Blazing, High Performance Video and Audio

30 frames-per-second, 1080p or 1920x1200 video-over-IP (with audio) for broadcast and other video-intensive applications. Get ultra-fast connections and switching with the DKX3-808 model. High performance User Station now available for lab, studio or control room use!

Virtual Media over IP

Each Dominion KX III comes equipped with virtual media to enable remote tasks, such as software installation, remote booting and diagnostics, using the widest variety of CD, DVD, USB, internal and remote drives and images.

Military Grade Security

With Raritan’s Dominion KX III, you can meet government and military security mandates, including: AES & FIPS 140-2 encryption, Common Access Card (CAC) authentication, and IPv6 networking.

Additional Features

Multiple Hardware Models

Multiple hardware models provide the highest density in this class and enable simultaneous access by one, two, four or eight remote users to 8, 16, 32 or 64 servers.

Mouse in Sync

Absolute Mouse Synchronization provides perfect mouse synchronization without changing server mouse settings - the ultimate in plug-and-play!

Redundancy for Reliability

For increased reliability and redundancy, all Dominion KX III models have dual power supplies and LAN ports, with automatic failover.

Go Mobile

BIOS-level access and control of PC’s and servers via Apple iPhones and iPads. Get emergency 24/7 out-of-hours access, as well as convenient everyday access with CommandCenter® Secure Gateway

Remote Power Reboot

Power up, power down or power cycle servers connected to optional Raritan remote power control units. With a single click, you can re-boot a hung or crashed server.

Single Pane of Glass

The Dominion KXIII scales to support thousands of enterprise servers when integrated with Raritan’s CommandCenter Secure Gateway, providing a single pane of glass to all your equipment in all your data centers, globally.

Broad Compatibility

A suite of multiplatform CIMs to connect to VGA, DVI, HMDI and DisplayPort, USB, USB with virtual media, Sun®, Sun USB and serially controlled servers, as well as popular blade server models from: HP®, IBM®, Dell® and Cisco®.

Extend Your Reach

Extend remote access and protect your equipment with Raritan's Cat5 Reach DVI KVM Extender. Get 1080p HD video quality while enabling extended remote access to DVI and VGA ports on PCs, servers or KVM switches.

Console Drawers

The KX III is perfect for use with Raritan’s LED-backlit LCD KVM console drawers which provide HD video, keyboard, and touchpad functionality from single workstation to manage one or more racks of servers.

Digital Local Port

The KX III’s digital local port provides fast, at-the-rack access, with high quality DVI-D video. The productive, browser-based user interface is common with the remote UI, with all administrative features.

Ultra-Fast Connections and Switching

With the 8-port, 8-channel DKX3-808 model, connected servers are always accessible. Enjoy ultra-fast connections and switching for broadcast and real-time applications.

Minimize Java Use with AKC

Eliminate the use of Java on Windows Platforms with the Active KVM Client (AKC). Java-free KX III administration available on all platforms.

Boldly Goes Where No PC Can!

The new User Station appliance provides users with high-performance, productive IP access to remote servers. Hassle-free. Perfect for broadcast, lab, studio or control room use.

More Information

All Available KX III Models

Remote Users
over the Network

64 Ports

32 Ports

16 Ports

8 Ports

1 Port


KX III-864

KX III-832

KX III-808


KX III-464

KX III-432

KX III-416


KX III-232

KX III-216


KX III-132

KX III-116

KX III-108

KX II-101 V2

  1. Users over the network are simultaneous. Up to 8 users can view/control a single server with PC Share®
  2. All models have dual power supply, dual LAN, and support Virtual Media and Absolute Mouse Synchronization.
  3. For more information on required CIMs, please see the KX III CIM Guide

Topology Diagram

In the diagram below, Dominion KX III provides: Dominion KX 3 KVM-over IP switch topology diagram

How the Dominion KX III User Station works:
Dominion KX 3 User Station diagram

Computer Interface Module (CIM) for Dominion KX III

A CIM is a “server dongle” that connects a PC, server or workstation to the KX III via a Cat5/6 cable. There are multiple types of CIMs to support the different types of computer ports (USB, PS/2, VGA, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, serial) and to perform features such as virtual media. Use the table below to locate the appropriate CIM. For more detailed information, consult the KVM Product Selector or the KX III CIM Guide.

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