Welcome to Blade Server 101, where we will teach you the ins and outs of what a blade server is and how its use can lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) for any business.
First of all, what is a blade server? The best way to answer that question is to compare it to a traditional low-profile dual-processor 1U (one rack unit) rack-mount server. An Intel blade server chassis houses up to 14 dual Xeon servers or 7 Quad Xeon Servers in just 7U of data center rack space.
Check out this interesting post which is talking about blade servers, its got some useful content and it’s always great to read how people explain their view on the technology. Blade servers can be a great solution for your business when deployed with the right tools to deliver an adaptive infrastructure, but as with anything, whether blade servers are right for you is going to depend on you and your business needs.