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As for connecting to the *NIX boxes, I've actually built my own serial terminal server, using an old box, a USB hub, and a bunch of USB->Serial adapters. I enabled serial console access on the boxes, and made it the default console. Nothing pretty, but in a pinch, it helps me connect to any of my boxes.
I don't believe Windows boxes are able to display the console to the serial cable. ;)