Server virtualization, consolidating LAN and SAN, video applications, network segmentation, High performance computing ( HPC) , database clusters.
The HP Ethernet 10GbE dual port 561T adapter features the latest generation 10 GbE Intel® Ethernet Controller X540. The HP 561T is a low cost, low power dual port 10GBASE-T adapter designed for use in HP ProLiant Gen8 rack, tower, and scalable servers.
The HP 561T addresses the demanding needs of the next-generation data center by providing unmatched features for virtualization, and scalability to keep up with the HP ProLiant Gen8 server platform, with proven and reliable performance HP customers have come to expect. The HP 561T adapter enables connections with standard CAT6 or better UTP cabling. The HP 561T supports high performance networking features such as VLAN tagging, Low latency interrupts, TCP and UDP checksum offloading, MSI-X, NIC teaming (bonding), Receive Side Scaling (RSS), WOL, jumbo frames, PXE boot and virtualization features which are VMDq and SR-IOV ready.
Intel® X540 Controller
Two ports, each at 20 Gbps full duplex
40 Gbps aggregate full duplex theoretical bandwidth.
PCIe v2.1 (Gen 2) x 8
802.3, 802.3x, 802.3ad, 802.1Qaz, 802.1Qau, 802.1Qbb, 802.1ax
Compatible operating systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Server 2012, HPC Server 2008, Small Business Server 2011, Multipoint Server 2011
SLES 10 and 11
VMware vSphere 4.1 and 5.0
Citrix XenServer 6.0/6.1
10Gb 2-port 561T Ethernet Adapter
Dimensions (W x D x H)
5.72 x 24.13 x 19.05 cm (2.25 x 9.5 x 7.5 in)
0.45 kg (1 lb)