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 bladesmadesimple.com“.

last updated 11.2.2015

 

Quick Links: Dell | Cisco | HPE | Lenovo

 

DellUpdated 11.2.2015

PowerEdgeC.com (all PowerEdge products) – http://www.poweredgec.com

Dell FX Architecture Technical Guide (April 2015) – http://bladesmadesimple.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/PowerEdge-FX-Architecture-Technical-Guide.pdf

Dell VRTX Technical Guide (v 3.1) –http://i.dell.com/sites/doccontent/shared-content/data-sheets/en/Documents/dell-poweredge-vrtx-technical-guide.pdf

Dell Enterprise Master (find all sort of documents easily) – http://www.dellenterprisemaster.com/Main/Home/Home.aspx

Dell QuickLinks – http://www.dellquicklinks.com/

Dell blade solutions (main page) – http://content.dell.com/us/en/enterprise/blade-server-solutions.aspx

Dell M1000e Product Page – http://www.dell.com/us/en/enterprise/servers/pedge_m1000e/pd.aspx?refid=pedge_m1000e

Dell PowerEdge M1000e Technical Guidebook (PDF) – http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/en/server-poweredge-m1000e-tech-guidebook.pdf

Dell Blade Server Product Page – http://content.dell.com/us/en/enterprise/blade-server-solutions-dell-m-series-blade-servers.aspx

Dell Technical Guidebook for M620 Blade Server (PDF) – http://i.dell.com/sites/content/shared-content/data-sheets/en/Documents/dell-poweredge-m620-technical-guide.pdf

Dell M-Series I/O Solutions Guide (PDF) – http://i.dell.com/sites/content/shared-content/data-sheets/en/Documents/PowerEdge_M_Series_Blades_IO_Guide.pdf

Dell M1000e Technical Whitepaper (PDF) – http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/en/poweredge-m1000e-white-paper-en.pdf

Power Distribution Whitepaper for M1000e Chassis (PDF) – http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/en/pe_m1000e_selection_whitepaper.pdf

Dell Systems Management Consoles Product Page – http://content.dell.com/us/en/enterprise/dcsm-dell-consoles.aspx

Dell Tech Center (single site for Dell technical info, demos, blogs) – http://www.delltechcenter.com/

Dell Power Planning Calculator (ESSA) –http://www.dell.com/content/topics/topic.aspx/global/products/pedge/topics/en/config_calculator?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz


Cisco

Cisco Spec Sheets – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10280/products_data_sheets_list.html

Cisco QuickLinks – http://ciscoquicklinks.com/

Cisco UCS 3 D Model – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/ps10265/ps10279/ucs_kaon_model_preso.html

Cisco UCS 5100 Blade Chassis – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10279/index.html

Cisco B-Series Blade Servers – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10280/index.html

Cisco UCS Manager – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10281/index.html

Cisco UCS Site Preparation Guide – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/site_prep/guide/siteprep_tech_specs.html

Manage your Cisco UCS via iPhone App;  SiMU Lab (Simple iPhone Management of UCS) – http://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/simu-lab/id385832700?mt=8

Cisco UCS Emulator Download – http://developer.cisco.com/web/unifiedcomputing/ucsemulatordownload

Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server – http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps12288/index.html

 

HPE (Formerly HP) – Updated 11.2.2015

HPE BladeSystem Main Page – https://www.hpe.com/us/en/integrated-systems/bladesystem.html

Memory Configurator – http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/options/tool/hp_memtool.html

HPE BladeSystem Enclosures Main Page – http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/enclosures/index.html

HPE Proliant Server Blades Main Page – http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/proliant-servers/index.html?facet=ProLiant-BL-Blade

HPE Networking for Blades – http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/servers/bladesystem/virtual-connect.html

HPE Configurator Tool – http://h30099.www3.hp.com/eGlue/eco/begin.do

HPE Server / Software Demo Site (recorded demos) – https://vrp.glb.itcs.hpe.com/SDP/Default.aspx

HPE BladeSystem Power Sizer – http://h71019.www7.hp.com/ActiveAnswers/cache/347628-0-0-0-121.html

 

Lenovo (updated 11.2.2015)

Lenovo Blog:  http://blog.lenovo.com/en/category/thinkserver-systemx

Blade Server Home Page: http://shop.lenovo.com/smb/us/en/systems/servers/blades/

PreSales Advisor: https://thinkserver.presalesadvisor.com/

Standalone Solutions Configurator (SSCT) v1.63 – https://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-62168