Need help choosing a KVM Switch

Hello,  I am looking at buying an 8 - 16 port KVM Switch for our workbench and need help choosing one.  I need the ability to have a local console, having 2 local consoles would be great.  I'd also like the ability for our techs to access the KVM over our local network from their desks so they can access the PC's on the bench that way as well.  All of this needs to have BIOS level access.

From what I've read, It looks like using VGA, USB, and PS2 connections directly to the KVM might be the less expensive option because I'd have to buy Ethernet to KVM adapters for each computer if I used an RJ45 based KVM Switch.  But it would be nice to have the option for KVM over Ethernet in case I wanted to view something not on my bench in the office.

Any recommendations that would fit the above?
Sean RhudyPresidentAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Modern servers and even desktops have BMC  (baseboard management controller) that supports IPMI protocol and very likely RDP console too.
Please check your systems, maybe you dont miss hardware, just miss some configuration.
Sean RhudyPresidentAuthor Commented:
The workstations on our bench would be mixed and would not all have BMC
Hi Seanrhudy,

We use this in our office and it works great

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Displays / Monitors

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.