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”.


Blade Server Home Page UCS B-Series Home Page
Management Tools USC Manager Data Sheet
Cisco Intersight
UCS Platform Emulator Download
Configuration Tools Cisco Commerce Website (requires login)
Power Estimation Tool UCS Power Calculator
Support Site Open TAC Case Online
Community Support

Dell Technologies

Blade Server Home Page Modular Infrastructure Home
Management Tools OpenManage Modular
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter
Configuration Tools Build and Configure PowerEdge Servers
Power Estimation Tool Enterprise Infrastructure Planning Tool
Support Site Support Home
Create Online Support Ticket
Community Support


Blade Server Home Page BladeSystem
Management Tools HPE Onboard Administrator
Synergy Management
Configuration Tools One Config Simple (OCS)
Memory Configurator
Synergy Configuration and Compatibility Guide
Support Site Enterprise Support Center (requires login)


Blade Server Home Page Flex System
Management Tools Flex System Chassis Management Module
Configuration Tools Data Center Advisor & Configuration Tool
Power Estimation Tool Power Configurator
Support Site Enterprise Chassis Support Home


Kevin Houston - Founder, BladesMadeSimple.comKevin Houston is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of  He has over 20 years of experience in the x86 server marketplace.  Since 1997 Kevin has worked at several resellers in the Atlanta area, and has a vast array of competitive x86 server knowledge and certifications as well as an in-depth understanding of VMware and Citrix virtualization.  Kevin has worked at Dell Technologies since August 2011 is a Principal Engineer and Chief Technical Server Architect supporting the Central Enterprise Region at Dell. He is also a CTO Ambassador in the Office of the CTO at Dell Technologies.


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