20 Gbps full duplex Ethernet transfer rate per port (40 Gbps aggregate) to provide the network performance needed to improve response times and alleviate bottlenecks for the most demanding workloads in next generation data centers
Comprehensive stateless offloads to optimize host efficiency and VM density by leaving host CPU available for other duties
Virtualization support for VMware NetQueue and Microsoft VMQ to meet the performance demands of consolidated virtual workloads
Support for MSI/MSI-X to provide performance benefits for multi-core servers by load balancing interrupts between CPUs/cores
Stateful hardware offload for TCP/IP: TCP Offload Engine (TOE)
Broadcom BCM 57810S with integrated MAC/PHY
Two ports, each at 20 Gbps full duplex
40 Gbps aggregate full duplex theoretical bandwidth.
PCI Express v2.0 (Gen 2) x8
802.3, 802.1ab, 802.3x, 802.3ad, 802.3p, 802.1q, 802.3ae, 802.1Qau,802.3ap
Compatible operating systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2 w/SP1 (x86 and x64), Microsoft Windows Hyper-V, R2 w/SP1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (x86 and EM64T/AMD64) 5.7, 6.1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (x86 and EM64T/AMD64), Solaris 10, vSphere 4.1 and vSphere 5.0, Citrix XenServer 6.0
The HP 530FLB adapter features the next generation of 10Gb Ethernet offering in a single chip solution on a FlexibleLOM form factor, further reducing power requirements for 2 ports of 10Gb Ethernet.