Now Is the Time to Choose 10 GbE

 

Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters and 10 Gigabit Server Adapters

Intel Adapter

Intel Controller

Ports

Cable /Connector

Advanced Technologies

40 Gigabit
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL710 Intel® Ethernet Controller XL710 1, 2 QSFP+ Direct Attach Copper Virtualization, storage over Ethernet, FCoE, intelligent offloads
10 Gigabit
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710 Intel® Ethernet Controller X710 2, 4 SFP+ Direct Attach Copper Virtualization, storage over Ethernet, FCoE, intelligent offloads
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540

Intel® Ethernet Controller X540

2 RJ45 -Copper
Virtualization, storage over Ethernet, FCoE, intelligent offloads
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 family
Intel® 82559 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller 1, 2  10GBASE-T, SFP+ Direct Attach, fiber optics Virtualization, storage over Ethernet, FCoE, intelligent offloads
Intel® Ethernet Server Bypass Adapter X520/X540 family Intel® 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller and Intel® Ethernet Controller X540 1, 2  Two LC 10GBASE-SR (X520) (Optics not removable)
Two RJ-45 Copper (X540)
Virtualization, intelligent offloads, storage over Ethernet
Intel® Ethernet AT2 Server family Intel® 82598 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
 
1 RJ45 -Copper  Virtualization, intelligent offloads, storage over Ethernet