Find out how we are different
from other solutions on the market.
Other solutions are often purpose-built for specific industrial equipment.
BifrostConnect is a multipurpose solution and works on anything from high-end USB-C tablets to industrial cooling machines running legacy RS232/485 protocols.
Other solutions often require firm- or software installations before operating.
Other solutions often require complex configurations to adhere to network security privileges while keeping file transfers at a minimum.
Other solutions are often developed for single-purpose or stationary applications.
KVM IP Switches
Remote Access Software
|Purpose||– Built to support sessions by authorized, verified internal or external specialists.
– Sessions are terminated by onsite staff
|– Built to support sessions by authorized internal or external technicians.
– The session does not require onsite staff interaction
|– Built for managing multiple servers by internal IT staff||– Built for managing PC or Servers|
|Compatibility||– Supports all types of devices and IT equipment across Workplace, Industry equipment, and Critical infrastructure.
Supports; Mobile devices, Computers, IoT devices, POS, Robotics, and Network equipment through Terminal Access
|– Built for accessing servers||– Works with most computers Windows, Mac, or Linux|
|Access||– Temporary access through BifrostConnect services
– No copy-paste or file transfers possible
|– Permanent access through BifrostConnect services
– 6GB bootable USB storage with Bitlocker To Go support
|– Requires a VPN to access outside network
– Built-in web server for accessing the remote console (newer models) or requires access through add-ons like Java or IE 11 (older versions)
– File transfers possible
|– Requires a working and supported operating system,
– Requires software installs
– Requires network access
– Access through a Cloud service or through local IP
|Authentication||– One-time password (on-site personnel required)||– Multi-Factor
|– Authentication is handled locally on the device||– Authentication is handled through Cloud service or local directory|
|Device Management||– Optional||– Included||– No device management||– Device management is possible|
|Setup||– Works out of the box||– Works out of the box||– Requires network configuration before it’s usable||– Requires setup and installation on device beforehand|
|– RS232 Serial port, Relay port, HDMI Port, Micro USB port, SIM card tray, and USB C port)||– Externally powered, Either VGA inputs or HDMI inputs or USB or PS/2||– N/A|
|Connectivity||– Built-in LAN (PoE), WIFI, and 4G||– LAN||– N/A|
|Form Factor||– Portable battery-powered (charged through USB-C, Micro-USB, and PoE)||– For rack mount||– N/A|
|Terminal Access||– Yes (SSH Client on Unattended)||– No||– No|