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ALSO CALLED: Server Blade Hardware, Bladed Servers, Blade Server Hardware, High-density Servers, Server Blades, Blades
DEFINITION: A blade server is a server chassis housing multiple thin, modular electronic circuit boards, known as server blades. Each blade is a server in its own right, often dedicated to a single application. The blades are literally servers on a card, containing processors, memory, integrated network controllers, an optional Fiber Channel host bus adaptor (HBA) and other input/output (IO) ports. Ask your blade  … 
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Greener Pastures for Your Data Center
sponsored by Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand
WHITE PAPER: Following a greener path has become much more than an altruistic endeavor, organizations are focusing on developing green data centers in order to reduce the exorbitant power and cooling costs as well as improve operational efficiency.
Posted: 08 Feb 2008 | Published: 05 Feb 2008

Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand

Video: Virtualization on IBM System x and IBM BladeCenter Servers
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Learn how virtualization can make your infrastructure more efficient. See the different types of virtualization and how IBM technology can help you achieve a virtualized environment.
Posted: 28 Nov 2007 | Published: 28 Nov 2007

IBM Software Group

Rightsizing Blades for the Mid-market
sponsored by HP and VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the requirements for servers, storage, and blade systems in the mid-market and how to apply blades your data center in a cost effective manner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

HP and VMware

HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade Manageability Solutions
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: The HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade is an Integrity blade server for the HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure. This white paper details system management solutions for the BL860c.
Posted: 30 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

OnX USA LLC

Memory Provisioning Recommendations for Vmware Infrastructure 3
sponsored by Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In order to successfully base server consolidation on VMware Infrastructure 3, it is important to have appropriately sized physical memory. Learn how to determine the right amount of memory for a VI3 deployment and the consequences of sub-optim...
Posted: 19 Oct 2007 | Published: 19 Oct 2007

Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

3-Phase Power in the Data Center
sponsored by Server Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Greater equipment densities and power demands are driving the need for 3-phase power in the equipment cabinet. This white paper explains 3-phase power, its advantages and the cost savings associated with using it in the data center.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007


Tackling Today's Data Center Energy Efficiency Challenges - A Software-Oriented Approach
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: Get an overview of a software-based approach to effectively measuring, monitoring and managing data center energy consumption.
Posted: 22 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

HP BladeSystem c-Class architecture
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to manage the consequences of high density data centers with a technology that allows an administrator to maximize computing resources, improve flexibility and better manage power and cooling costs.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cisco Interconnect Solutions for HP BladeSystem c-Class
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The latest switch technology allows you to cut down on the amount of physical assets, reduce problem resolution times and ensure information security and regulatory compliance in the data center.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cooling Audit for Identifying Potential Cooling Problems in Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Routine cooling system checks on blade server and other compact units help identify problems before they result in costly downtime. Download this checklist and learn how to assess ten common problem areas that can adversely affect server room cooling.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Managing Today's Data Centers: Avoiding the Impending Crisis
sponsored by Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand
WHITE PAPER: High-density equipment has created significant benefits for organizations. However, there are challenges with high-density that could negatively impact organizations. Download this paper for a look at challenges and key issues facing organizations.
Posted: 16 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand

Virtualization Performance Study
sponsored by ClearCube Technology
WHITE PAPER: Managing desktop virtualization environments has been extremely challenging as the industry lacks a standard method of measuring performance. Read this white paper to read the results of a recent study that attempts to evaluate virtualization performance.
Posted: 08 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

ClearCube Technology

HP Blades and Server Virtualization: The Ins and Outs of I/O
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The combination of blade servers and virtualization offer a compelling solution to IT departments looking to regain control of server resources. This white paper provides tips to determine if blade and server virtualization can meet your company needs.
Posted: 09 Apr 2007 | Published: 09 Apr 2007

CDW Corporation

VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware and Fujitsu Siemens
WHITE PAPER: The virtual desktop infrastructure model (VDI) is covered in this white paper along with how to benefit from utilizing desktops, complete hardware independence, remote access, quick desktop recovery and efficient provisioning.
Posted: 29 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

VMware and Fujitsu Siemens

RAID 50 Interleave White Paper
sponsored by Xtore
WHITE PAPER: Improve RAID performance, lower the likelihood of critical drive failure and rebuild faster. Read this white paper and learn how to develop a truly Automated Tiered Storage Solution.
Posted: 01 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Xtore

Virtualization Overview
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization has the power to improve performance across IT and new hardware components like blades and 64-bit processors have only fueled its popularity. Download this paper to get a comprehensive overview of the virtualization infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

VMware, Inc.

Server Consolidation Using IBM BladeCenter and VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how VMware Infrastructure and IBM BladeCenter deliver maximum server consolidation, resulting in increased server utilization, reduced hardware requirements, reduced operating costs and improved IT staff productivity.
Posted: 30 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

VMware, Inc.

Guidelines for Specification of Data Center Power Density
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Specifying data center density has yet to conform to an established standard within the industry. This paper describes the science and practical application of an improved method for the specification of power and cooling infrastructure for data centers.
Posted: 30 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Managing Access Control through SAS Zoning
sponsored by PMC-Sierra, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is gaining popularity in small SAN environments. Read this white paper to learn about SAS zoning and how it helps IT administrators create more flexible, scalable and efficient server networks that meet their business needs.
Posted: 06 Oct 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

PMC-Sierra, Inc.

Blade Servers and beyond: Adaptive Cooling for the Next Generation of IT Systems
sponsored by Liebert Corporation
WHITE PAPER: An adaptive cooling architecture permits the flexibility to grow with constantly changing electronics systems.
Posted: 05 May 2005 | Published: 01 May 2005

Liebert Corporation
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BLADE SERVERS DEFINITION (continued): …  server questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comBlade servers allow more processing power in less rack space, simplifying cabling and reducing power consumption. According to a SearchWinSystems.com article on server technology, enterprises moving to blade servers can experience as much as an 85% reduction in cabling for blade installations over conventional 1U or tower servers. With so much less cabling, IT administrators can spend less time managing the infrastructure and more time ensuring high availability.Each blade typically comes with one or two local ATA or SCSI drives. For additional storage, … 
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