IOGEARs GCL1808KIT is an integrated LCD console and 8 port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch with bundled KVM cables that offers secure access to 8 VGA, USB or PS/2 computers. It features a convenient rack mountable sliding / retractable 17" TFT LCD active matrix monitor and keyboard with built-in touchpad for a space-saving and streamlined integration. For added convenience it also supports an external USB mouse. An extra USB / PS/2 console port is provided on the rear panel to manage the LCD KVM switch from an external console (monitor, keyboard, and mouse). All this in a universal 1U rack mount space.