Dell Technologies released telemetry for blade servers earlier this year in the form of the iDRAC Datacenter license. In July, telemetry capabilities were extended to the chassis. Here are the details. Continue reading
One very important consideration for choosing your blade server is the type of embedded management license you need. I’ve seen organizations attempt to save money by going with the low end license offering for systems management only to find out it doesn’t include a crucial feature. One such feature is the ability to see trends and get early warnings from a server before it alerts. In this blog post I’m going to talk about the iDRAC license options for Dell EMC blade servers including a comparison of the different license versions and why you may want them.