About Us

Our Companies

DirectNET is the parent company of 42U and two e-commerce stores: KVM Switches Online and Server Racks Online. At DirectNET, we have over 20 years of experience in delivering the best in data center infrastructure and management solutions. We have served over 140,000 clients from Small Business to Fortune 500 companies; from government to education to healthcare to media and entertainment industires. We proudly represent the market and technology leaders in data center cooling, power, environmental monitoring, KVM (keyboard-video-mouse), server cabinet enclosures, and rack mount products. Our dedication, focus and expertise has earned us the #1 VAR award and top reseller status with virtually all of the industry’s top manufacturers.




About 42U Data Center Solutions

42U Data Center Solutions (42U) is made up of a team of highly skilled sales engineers, and support staff who work closely with our customers to provide technology and vendor independent information, suggestions, and solutions for making data centers more energy efficient. 42U provides customized solutions for Data Center Management, KVM over IP, Remote Power management, and Data Center Cooling needs. The team at 42U excels at providing diagrams, quotes, and first-response support for complete customer care from the beginning to end of a project.


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About KVMSO eCommerce Store

KVM Switches Online (KVMSO) specializes in KVM Switch and Server Management products. We are dedicated to being technically knowledgeable on all Server Room, Data Center, and NOC Solutions, especially Server Management & Server Space Optimization Solutions utilizing High-End KVM Matrix Switching Products. We provide complete unbiased guidance on selecting and developing your solution. This allows us to carefully assess each technology and evaluate and recommend the best solution for your particular application. Our Preferred KVM Switch Vendors are those manufacturers with the lowest percentage of merchandise returns, robust warranty programs, and comprehensive customer support.


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About SRO eCommerce Store

Server Racks Online (SRO) is dedicated to providing datacenter managers with the information they need to better secure and manage the communication equipment in their facilities. At Server Racks Online, our goal is to work with your organization to provide server management solutions that will meet both your current and future needs, utilizing the most powerful and scalable products available.


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Our Mission

Our mission to inspire corporate responsibility in energy efficiency and be a leader in providing technology and vendor agnostic information, suggestions, and solutions for making data centers more energy efficient. Providing our customer with “Real Solutions, Real Service and Real Success” has enabled DirectNET to become the nation’s leading provider of datacenter and IT infrastructure management solutions. Founded in 1995, DirectNET has championed a vendor agnostic approach to solving our customers’ challenging datacenter problems.

Our Vision Statement

We are committed to providing innovative Data Center solutions through exceptional service, products, knowledge, and value.  DirectNET companies relentlessly strive to deliver exceptional value and service to our customers. We are dedicated to being technically knowledgeable on all Data Center and Server Management Solutions.

Our employees are our most important assets. In addition to providing superior salaries and benefits, our goal is to provide an open and positive environment for all employees regardless of race, religion, gender, life choices, or sexual orientation. We constantly seek ways to contribute to improving our employees’ overall quality of life.


Core Values


We commit to the core value of diversity. By acknowledging and appreciating our diverse ethnic, racial, life choice, and national differences, our workplace fosters innovation, creativity, tolerance, and consideration.

Rewarding work environment

We commit to providing a rewarding work environment. By acknowledging achievements, providing enriching opportunities, and creating an appreciative culture, we are driven to provide our customers with the best possible experience.

Striving for Excellence

We commit to excel in every aspect of service we provide whether it is serving our customers, our co-workers, or our business partners.

Pursuing a Common Good

We commit to work for the greater good of the whole. We are passionate, loyal, and motivated. We shall accept our responsibility to grow the company ethically and work together.

Fiscal Responsibility:

We commit ourselves to the highest level of fiscal responsibility. We shall remain profitable to ensure the highest level of support and longevity to our customers, our vendors, and our employees.

Customer Astonishment

We commit to exceeding customers’ expectations at every level. We shall communicate clearly and deliberately with customers as a key building block to excellent customer service and customer satisfaction.


We commit to being experts on the solutions we provide. Our expertise shall be gained through hands-on experience, training, and creation of industry best practices.


We commit to doing what is right. We shall honor our commitments, recognize our failures, and do our best to be ethical.


We commit to creating a culture of innovation. We shall provide ingenious solutions for the challenges of our industry.


We commit to having open, constructive, and honest dialogue with our customers, our co-workers, or our business partners.


Our History

Founded in January 1995, DirectNET has over 19 years of experience in delivering the best in server management and data center infrastructure solutions. Our growth and success have been fueled by a dedication to be the most knowledgeable and the most highly skilled providers of server management solutions. This fact, coupled with the best service and support has earned us the trust and respect of our customers. We proudly represent the market and technology leaders in datacenter cooling, power, environmental monitoring, KVM, server cabinet enclosures, and rackmount products. Our dedication, focus and expertise has earned us the #1 VAR award and top reseller status with virtually all of the industry’s top manufacturers.

Our Leader

Alan Mamane is the president and founder of DirectNET.  Alan has 29 years of experience in the computer networking industry.  Alan began his career in technology as a Systems Engineer for Nixdorf Computer, and has held senior management positions at Siemens and Glasgal Communications.


Our Clients

DirectNET, Inc. has served thousands of customers, ranging from small business to Fortune 500 clients. DirectNET strives to deliver superior technical knowledge and the highest level of both pre-sales and post-sales support and service. Our customers depend on us to deliver mission-critical solutions in every environment.


Our technical engineers are experienced in working closely with our clients’ technical engineers, project managers, and datacenter managers by asking the right questions to ensure that we learn what their current and future needs are and how the products and solutions we offer can best meet those needs.



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