Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter (CFFh) for IBM BladeCenter
- Dual port 10Gb adapter supporting multiple virtual I/O functions
- 1Gb and 10Gb Auto-negotiation
- Virtual NIC: Divide physical ports into up to 8 virtual NICs per adapter with bandwidth allocation in 100Mb Increments. Each Virtual NIC appears as an individual adapter to the OS
- Future Proof: planned upgrade path to FCoE and planned upgrade path for hardware iSCSI enablement
- (Part Number 49Y4235)
The Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter for IBM BladeCenter offers the benefits and flexibility of both virtual NIC and I/O convergence on a single end-to-end solution. The Virtual Fabric Adapter provides two physical Ethernet ports, supporting 1Gb/s and 10Gb/s traffic. Each physical 10Gb/s port can be divided into four virtual ports with bandwidth allocation in 100Mb/s increments to the maximum 10Gb/s per physical port. Utilizing the Emulex OneConnect Universal CNA technology, the adapter offers the fastest 10Gb/s performance in the industry. License upgrades can enhance adapter functionality with FCoE and iSCSI protocol support, delivering the industry’s first Universal Converged Network Adapter and a future-proof connectivity solution for IBM BladeCenter.