Helpful Blade Server Links

Here is a list of blade-related websites that may help you find more information about blade servers.  Since vendors tend to move their sites without notice if you find a dead link, please let me know.  If you have other sites that you think are worthy to remember, email me at “kevin AT”.

last updated 4.7.2015



(NEW) Dell FX Architecture Technical Guide (April 2015) –

Dell VRTX Technical Guide (v 3.1) –

 Dell Enterprise Master (find all sort of documents easily) –


Dell QuickLinks –

Dell CMC v. 4.5 Documentation –

Dell blade solutions (main page) –

Dell M1000e Product Page –

Dell PowerEdge M1000e Technical Guidebook (PDF) –

Dell Blade Server Product Page –

Dell Technical Guidebook for M620 Blade Server (PDF) –

Dell M-Series I/O Solutions Guide (PDF) –

Dell M1000e Technical Whitepaper (PDF) –

Power Distribution Whitepaper for M1000e Chassis (PDF) –

Dell Systems Management Consoles Product Page –

Dell Tech Center (single site for Dell technical info, demos, blogs) –

Dell Power Planning Calculator (ESSA) –


(NEW) Cisco Spec Sheets –

Cisco QuickLinks –

Cisco UCS 3 D Model –

Cisco UCS 5100 Blade Chassis –

Cisco B-Series Blade Servers –

Cisco UCS Manager –

Cisco UCS Site Preparation Guide –

Manage your Cisco UCS via iPhone App;  SiMU Lab (Simple iPhone Management of UCS) –

Cisco UCS Emulator Download –

Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server –



HP BladeSystem Main Page –

DDR3 Memory Configurator –

HP BladeSystem Enclosures Main Page –

HP Proliant Server Blades Main Page –

HP Blade Interconnects Main Page –

HP Configurator Tool –

HP Server / Software Demo Site (recorded demos) –

HP BladeSystem Power Sizer –

 HP Proliant BL460 Gen8 QuickSpecs –


IBM / Lenovo

(NEW) Lenovo Blog:

IBM System x Mobile App:

IBM Support site for Fixes and Downloads:

IBM BladeCenter H Power Recommendation Document (from – PDF, 440kb

IBM Power Guide  –

IBM BladeCenter Benchmarks –

IBM BladeCenter Main Page –

IBM BladeCenter Chassis Product Page –

IBM Blade Server Product Page –

IBM BladeCenter I/O Module Product Page –

IBM BladeCenter Interoperability Guide –

IBM BladeCenter Products and Technology Redbook –

IBM BladeCenter and System x Reference Documents (xREF) –

IBM Standalone Solutions Configuration Tool (SSCT) –

IBM Server Configuration and Options Guide HTML –

IBM HS23 Blade Server Redbook –