Blade Servers: Driving the standard

Articles, Telecommunications: 2002-04-13HP Blade Servers are a series of CompactPCI-based dedicated servers and related peripherals that brings blade technology to enterprise and service provider customers, and at the same time enhances the offerings to telcos. These servers use an extension of the CompactPCI specification called OpenBlade, which adds a dedicated management capability, including a port for a dedicated management LAN, as well as Fibre Channel support for access to storage. The result provides great density, lower power consumption, easier management, and better performance than previous CompactPCI-based systems.

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