Blade Servers: Does Smaller Mean Better? 2

May 2012
Baseline;5/8/2012, p1
The article examines whether blade servers are efficient when used in circuit boards. It mentions that many people who tried the servers attest that they save money, space and time. However, the author argues that technology managers should carefully evaluate the servers before they use them in data centers.


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