Latest version of Dell KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance announced

Dell has launched the latest version of Dell KACE K1000 Systems Management Appliance, offering new features including systems management support of Chromebook, with integration of inventory into the K1000’s asset management, reporting and service desk capabilities.

The price of Dell KACE K1000 v6.3 is $8,900 for the physical or virtual appliance and 100 managed systems – computers or servers. The K1000 as a Service is available for $6.50 per managed computer per month.

Existing Dell KACE K1000 customers can upgrade to the latest version at no additional cost.

There will be an additional charge of $2,000 supports up to 200 licenses for server monitoring. The license cost for managing Chromebooks and non-computing devices is $1,250 for up to 250 devices.


Enterprises will benefit from better insight and control with new agentless inventory of Windows servers and PCs, as well as an option to integrate server monitoring logs and alerts for Windows, Linux and Unix servers.

“We’re redefining systems management by delivering a comprehensive, easy-to-deploy anypoint management solution for hundreds to tens of thousands of computers and devices, helping IT to significantly reduce costs,” said David Kloba, vice president and general manager of Endpoint Systems Management for Dell.

Dell KACE K1000 v6.3 helps customers clear obstacles caused by the sharp rise in the number and types of devices connected to corporate networks.

Dell KACE enables organizations to remove security and compliance concerns while replacing multiple point solutions or manual processes with a single appliance that automates and integrates critical systems management functionality.

The Dell KACE K1000 v6.3 streamlines patch management with real-time and status reporting.

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