Overheard: Word of the Day

Oct 8 2007   4:36PM GMT

Overheard: Blade servers, those hot little power suckers, not a GMOOT item

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

blade1.gif Blade server adoption has been discussed for a number of years now, but the form factor hasn’t been embraced in the way it was initially expected. One of the main reasons is that they are often referred to as “hot little power-suckers.”

Thoughtput, Bring Blades Back From The Future

GMOOT = get me one of those 

For most, the tried and trusted 1U and 2U rack mounted servers have been reliable and familiar workhorses, dramatically reducing the urgency of blade adoption.

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