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What Workloads Are Running on Your Blade Servers?

Higher CPU core counts and faster memory speeds are expanding the use case for blade servers.  In years past, a majority of users would say they use blade servers for a dense platform for virtualization.  Today, I think there are more workloads than virtualization running on blade servers, but I need your help to decide

Is Microsoft Planning On Releasing a Blade Server?

A recent patent search shows an application by Microsoft on December 19, 2013 for a “Tray and Chassis Blade Server” hinting that Microsoft may be ready to get into the server hardware market. 

New Use for Blade Servers? HP E5000 Messaging System

Anyone who reads this site frequently will know that I try to predict the future and speculate on what’s to come in the realm of blade server technology.  HP recently developed a new offering that opens up the possibilities of how blade servers will be used in the near future.

HP Converged Infrastructure

In the wake of the Cisco, EMC and VMware announcement, HP today is formally announcing the HP Converged Infrastructure.  You can take a look at the full details of this design on HP’s Website, but I wanted to try and simplify: The HP Converged Infrastrcture is comprised of four core areas: HP Infrastructure Operating Environment HP

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