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Cisco UCS M81KR Virtual Interface Card

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The Cisco UCS M81KR Virtual Interface Card (VIC) is a virtualization-optimized Fibre Channel over Ethernet(FCoE) mezzanine card designed for use with Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers.

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Compatible with

  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1
  • XenServer 6.2
  • XenServer 7.0
  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.5
  • XenServer 7.6

Compatibility

  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

A Cisco® innovation, the Cisco UCS M81KR Virtual Interface Card (VIC) is a virtualization-optimized Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) mezzanine card designed for use with Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers. The VIC is a dual-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet mezzanine card that supports up to 128 Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) standards-compliant virtual interfaces that can be dynamically configured so that both their interface type (network interface card [NIC] or host bus adapter [HBA]) and identity (MAC address and worldwide name [WWN]) are established using just-in-time provisioning. In addition, the Cisco UCS M81KR supports Cisco VN-Link technology, which adds server-virtualization intelligence to the network.

Features

  • x16 PCIe interfaces
  • Unified I/O
  • Up to 128 dynamic virtual adapters and interfaces
  • Cisco VN-Link technology
  • Centralized management
  • Network architecture
  • More than 600,000 I/O operations per second (IOPS)
  • Support for lossless Ethernet
  • Broad O/S and hypervisor support