In which of these cases would you use a KVM?
A) Printing large-format pictures
B) Connecting a video camera to a desktop computer
C) Managing a large group of database servers
D) Deploying touch-screen computers to multiple locations
E) KVM sounds like an off-brand automobile company
The answer: C) Managing a large group of database servers
A KVM (keyboard-video-mouse) switch is useful when you have many separate computers nearby and you’d like to control them all from a single keyboard, mouse, and display.
Want to know more? Watch “An Overview of PC Input Devices.”
One of the first things a computer needs is some input, and this can come in many different forms. In this video, you’ll get an overview of input devices that include keyboards, mice, touch screens, scanners, microphones, biometric devices, and much more.