Low Cost, Low Power, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Performance for the Entire Datacenter
Standard Cat6a Cabling with RJ45 Connectors
Backward Compatible with Existing 1000BASE-T Networks Simplifies the Transition to 10GbE
Flexible I/O virtualization for port partitioning and quality of service (QoS) of up to 32 virtual ports
Unified Networking Delivering LAN, iSCSI, and FCoE in one Low Cost CNA
Industry First Dual-Port 10GBASE-T Adapter with Single-Chip solution with Integrated MAC + PHY
Reliable and proven 10 Gigabit Ethernet technology from Intel Corporation
The new Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2 is the lowest cost way to deploy 10 GbE in your data center today. Install the X540 adapter into a server and the auto-negotiation between 1 GbE and 10 GbE provides the necessary backwards compatibility that most customers require for a smooth transition and easy migration to 10 GbE. When time and budget allows, 10GBASE-T switches can be added any time to experience the full benefits of 10 GbE. The wait for a low cost 10 GbE copper solution to broadly deploy 10 GbE to all corners of the data center is over. The new X540, dual-port adapter provides bandwidth-intensive applications with highly affordable 10GbE network performance and cost-effective RJ-45 connectivity for distances up to 100 meters.