One platform for network and storage connection
Multiple protocol offloads for optimum server efficiency
Industry leading performance per watt for power savings
Easy to deploy and manage
Optimized for convergence – one network lowers capital and operating expenses
Two ports, each at 20 Gbps full duplex
40 Gbps aggregate full duplex theoretical bandwidth.
PCI Express v2.0 (Gen 2) x8
8.6W Idle and 10W Maximum
802.1p, 802.1q, 802.1qau, 802.3ad, 802.3ae, 802.3ap (10GBase-KX4), and 802.3x
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) 10 SP4, 11 SP1, Solaris 10, VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1 and ESXi 5.0Citrix XenServer 6.0
The HP 554FLB, based on the Emulex BE3 chipset, combines the functionality of Ethernet and Fibre Channel (FC) in a Flexible LOM form factor designed for the HP BladeSystem c-Class Gen8 platform.