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 12.16.2013



Dell QuickLinks –

(NEW) 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 –

(NEW) 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 –


(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 –

(NEW) 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 –

(NEW) HP Proliant BL460 Gen8 QuickSpecs –



 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 –

(NEW) IBM HS23 Blade Server Redbook –


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