The Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 with SFP+ connectivity, are the most flexible and scalable ethernet adapters for a demanding data center environments.
Its Data center networks are being pushed to their limits. The escalating deployments of servers with multi-core processors and demanding applications such as High Performance Computing (HPC), database clusters, and video-on-demand are driving the need for 10 Gbps connections. Customers require flexible and scalable I/O solutions to meet the rigorous requirements of running mission-critical applications in virtualized and unified storage environments.
Powered by Intel’s third-generation 10 GbE network controller, the Intel® Ethernet 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller, the X520 adapter family addresses the demanding needs of the next-generation data center by providing unmatched features for virtualization, flexibility for LAN and SAN networking, and proven, reliable performance.
Intel® 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Load balancing on multiple CPUs
iSCSI remote boot support
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Support
Support for most network operating systems (NOS)
Intel® PROSet Utility for Windows Device Manager
Time Sync (IEEE 1588, 802.1as)