Networking Adapters

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Leverage the full bandwidth potential of your network with Ethernet, converged network & host bust adapters for ThinkServer, provided by trusted industry partners such as Intel®, QLogic®, and Emulex®.

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    Ethernet

    Choose among dual- and quad-port ThinkServer Ethernet adapters by Intel and Emulex with speeds of up to 10Gbps. Enjoy the cost savings and convenience of cross-platform compatibility on many ThinkServer series. The Ethernet adapter by Emulex also features advanced functionality that reduces power and costs, and optimizes application performance with a powerful offload engine.

    Converged Network Adapter (CNA)

    The ThinkServer converged network adapters by Emulex and QLogic support concurrent LAN (TCP/IP) and SAN (FCoE, iSCSI) traffic over a shared 10Gbps/40Gps* Ethernet link. The adapters showcase industry-leading LAN networking performance, full hardware offload for FCoE and iSCSI protocol processing, and an extensive set of features that enhance system virtualization.  The CNAs by Emulex also feature advanced functionality that reduces power and costs, and optimizes application performance with a powerful offload engine.

    *40Gbps on Emulex CNA only

    Host Bus Adapters (HBAs)

    Available in single- and dual-channel adapters, ThinkServer HBAs by Emulex and QLogic offer streamlined installation and management, scalability, and virtualization support — making them ideal for enterprise environments.

     ThinkServer 16Gb (Gen 5) HBAs offer improved reliability and diagnostics with support for Brocade ClearLink. They also feature enhanced quality of service (QoS) that allows you to prioritize SAN traffic for higher performance.

    Warranty & Service Upgrades

    ThinkServer options are thoroughly tested for compatibility for seamless integration into your ThinkServer system. Best of all, they inherit the base system warranty of the server to which they are installed—including 4-hour service upgrades.

    Details

    For more information, see the ThinkServer Options and Upgrades brochure available under Resources, or use the Lenovo Quick Pick tool (linked above in Tools box).

    Ethernet adapter
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