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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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RAS features of the Mission-Critical Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and discover the reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features of  HP Integrity Systems: Superdome 2, BL8x0c, and rx2800 i2.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

HP & Intel®

Migrating from IBM POWER Server Silos to HP BladeSystem and Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at the options IT managers have for hosting enterprise applications when replacing end-of-life POWER 4 or 5 servers. It compares an HP Converged Infrastructure, based on HP Integrity and Proliant server blades, to approaches based on IBM POWER. It also addresses customer options for business-critical application migration.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

HP & Intel®

Understanding Intel Xeon 5600 Series Memory Performance and Optimization in IBM System x and BladeCenter Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the architecture and performance of the Intel Xeon processor 5600 Series. The performance analysis covers latency to main memory, memory bandwidth and application performance, and addresses performance issues related to memory speed and population of memory.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

IBM

Sizing Server Platforms To Meet ERP Requirements
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Intel paper analyzes the effects of various factors on the utilization of the primary server resources: compute, memory and I/O. The analysis shows that 4-socket servers, which provide greater headroom than 2-socket servers, may be preferable in a number of situations.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

IBM's System x eX5 Servers Attack Customers' Most Challenging IT Problems with Efficiency and Flexibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The System x eX5 family provides not only the performance, but also the flexibility necessary to address businesses most pressing needs: Performance and cost savings, all in one package. This white paper shows how listening to customers priorities helped the IBM System x team achieve their goal.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

Virtualization of SAP Applications with VMware vSphere on IBM System x3850 X5
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization plays a major role in driving improvements in SAP landscapes. IBM System x and BladeCenter servers with eX5 Technology offer customers benefits including higher utilization, reduced maintenance costs, easier administration and faster response to changing business needs.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

Highly-Scalable Virtualization: Optimizing your Infrastructure with IBM eX5 and VMware vSphere
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: For small and midsize companies, System x, BladeCenter, and VMware virtualization solutions offer cost-effective options for transforming IT into a simple more powerful computing infrastructure. Look to IBM and VMware to show you how you can be distinctly competitive and profitable.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

Getting the MAX from your Virtualized Investment: Comprehensive Solutions from VMware and IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: VMware & IBM paper for small and midsize companies, System x, BladeCenter, and VMware virtualzation solutions offer cost-effective options for transforming IT into a simple more powerful computing infrastructure. Look to IBM and VMware to show you how you can be distinctly competitive and profitable.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

Total cost of ownership (TCO) of Dell PowerEdge M710 and HP Proliant BL685c G5 blade solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises of all sizes are deploying or considering deploying blade systems as a way to consolidate resources and lower their total cost of ownership. Read this white paper to learn about the total cost of ownership (TCO) for the Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Server Consolidation with IBM System x and BladeCenter Power by Intel Xeon Processors: Lowering Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study and see how the latest IBM System x and BladeCenter servers powered with the new energy efficient Intel Xeon 5500 series processors offer tremendous opportunity for reducing energy consumption, shrinking your data center footprint and lowering operational costs.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IBM

Ten Cooling Solutions to Support High-Density Server Deployment
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: High-density servers offer a significant performance per watt benefit. But, depending on the deployment, they can present a cooling challenge. This paper provides ten approaches for increasing cooling efficiency, cooling capacity and power density.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

APC by Schneider Electric

HP Integrity Server Blades: Meeting Mission-Critical Requirements with a Bladed Form Factor
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the trends in the industry relating to blade server deployments, the challenges relating to systems management and power and cooling in that computing environment, and HP's approach to addressing those challenges.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

HP & Intel®

Virtual Desktop Sizing Guide: VMware View 4.0 and VMware vSphere 4.0 Update 1
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the virtualization of a given user workload, and provides a useful sizing guide for enterprise deployments of VMware View™ 4, the VMware software platform for building a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

Mainline Information Systems

HP BladeSystem Matrix: Delivering the Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations that find server deployment complex and inefficient are looking at new options, such as HP's BladeSystem Matrix. Using this converged infrastructure approach, organizations can reduce acquisition costs for servers, storage and network infrastructure, while reducing total cost of ownership.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

HP & Intel®

HP Integrity Server Blades: Meeting Mission-Critical Requirements with a Bladed Form Factor
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the trends in the industry relating to blade server deployments, the challenges relating to systems management and power and cooling in that computing environment, and HP's approach to addressing those challenges.
Posted: 25 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010

HP & Intel®

Why Scalable Blades: HP Integrity Server Blades (BL860c i2, BL870c i2, and BL890c i2)
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If you are considering upgrading from a current bladed or non-bladed server design to a next generation server, this white paper is intended to highlight some of the capabilities of the HP Integrity server blades to aid in your evaluation.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

HP & Intel®

Command your Infrastructure Like a Visionary: HP Integrity Servers Deliver the First Mission-Critical Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Blade Scale architecture is anchored by the world’s first mission-critical converged infrastructure and serves up a unified blade architecture from x86 to HP Superdome, always-on resiliency, FlexFabric, Matrix Operating Environment and others. This white paper provides the inside information you need.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

HP & Intel®

Rack Powering Options for High Density
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this APC whitepaper, alternatives for providing electrical power to high density racks in data centers and network rooms are explained and compared as well as defined guidelines for rack power systems that can reliably deliver power to high density loads while adapting to changing needs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Energy Logic: Reducing Data Center Energy Consumption by Creating Savings that Cascade Across Systems
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Energy Logic is a vendor-neutral roadmap for optimizing data center energy efficiency that starts with the IT equipment and progresses to the support infrastructure. This paper shows how it can deliver a 50 percent or greater reduction in data center energy consumption without compromising performance or availability.
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 | Published: 21 Jan 2010

Emerson Network Power

Solutions Guide: Business Ready Configurations for Data Center Virtualization
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization are pre-configured, easy to order, bundled solutions that include Dell PowerEdge™ blade servers, Dell EqualLogic™ SAN, and VMware vSphere™. This white paper provides a detailed reference architecture for the Business Ready Configurations.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Dell and VMware

Networking Best Practices for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge Blade Servers
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an overview of the networking architecture for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge blade servers. It provides best practices for deploying and configuring your network in the VMware environment.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dell and VMware

More Functionality, Less Infrastructure: Managed IT with Double-Take Flex
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: Double-Take Flex provides increased functionality by using your existing technology infrastructure, saving you time and money when deploying new computers, protecting workloads and migrating existing workloads to new platforms.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Double-Take Software

The New Face of Intrusion Prevention
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Check Point IPS Software Blade gives breakthrough performance and protection at a breakthrough price. For more details, check out this paper, which highlights the numerous benefits of Check Point intrusion prevention protection solutions.
Posted: 29 Sep 2009 | Published: 12 Jun 2009

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Breaking the Scalability Barrier with Infinite Cache
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Infinite Cache™ from EnterpriseDB revolutionizes distributed cache management on commodity blade server hardware by substantially increasing the amount of memory available to hold data including entire databases with outstanding performance.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Sep 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Dell PowerEdge Half-height M610 and Full-height M710 Blade Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers help cut operating expenses through energy efficiency, product flexibility, and efficient use of data center space. When combined with Dell's world-class storage, management, and support offerings, the result is a total enterprise solution that can help you simplify and save on IT expenses.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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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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