Making blade servers simple since 2009.

BladesMadeSimple Turns 4

It’s hard to believe this site has turned 4 years old already. It seems like just yesterday I was putting this site together with the intent to keep a log of blade server related information that I could easily reference when talking with customers.

BladesMadeSimple – Year in Review

I’d like to begin 2013 first by saying thank you to you, the reader.  I created BladesMadeSimple.com in October of 2009 with the goal of creating a repository of blade server related material for my own use modeled after Rich Bramley’s virtualization blog, vmetc.com.  About 3 months after creation of the inception, BladesMadeSimple gained industry

Is it Time to Rethink Your Position On Blade Servers?

Is it time to rethink your position on blade servers?  A recent vendor neutral article from Processor.com thinks it is.  The October 5th edition of Processor magazine provided an article titled, “Rethink Your Position On Blade Servers” where they offer reasons to look at blade servers in your environment.  

Where Did Blade Servers Come From?

As I mentioned yesterday, one of my fellow bloggers, Stephen Foskett, is writing a series on blade servers.  His latest post reveals the history of the blade server.  Stephen’s article challenged me to do some research of my own – and here’s what I found.   Apparently the first “official” patent for a server on blade

What Is a Blade Server?

My friend, Stephen Foskett, is writing a series of posts introducing blade servers.  It’s probably something I should have done a long time ago, but since I’m a slacker and he beat me to it, I’ll give him kudos and do a re-post.  I encourage you to read the full article as it’s very enlightening.  Here is