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IBM Mellanox ConnectX-2

Mfg Part #: 81Y9990


IBM Mellanox ConnectX-2

Ordering Information
MSRP$999.00
Our Price$597.07
ConditionNew and Factory Sealed
Out of Stock as of 2:47am 3/29/2014
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The Mellanox ConnectX-2 Dual Port 10 GbE Adapter for IBM System x delivers high-bandwidth and industry leading low latency 10 GbE connectivity. The ConnectX-2 Dual-Port 10 GbE Adapter improves network performance by increasing available bandwidth to the CPU and providing enhanced performance especially in virtualized server environments.

The Mellanox ConnectX-2 Dual Port 10 GbE Adapter for IBM System x is a high-performance, dual-port network adapter for 10 Gb/s Ethernet networks with performance requirements for low latency. It provides an ideal solution for all servers needing high- performance, low-latency data transfer in LAN connectivity for mission-critical applications. This network adapter provides support for 10 GbE networking with optical or copper connectivity.

I/O virtualization
ConnectX-2 EN with Virtual Intelligent Queuing (Virtual-IQ) technology provides dedicated adapter resources and guaranteed isolation and protection for virtual machines within the server. The adapter gives data center managers better server utilization and LAN and SAN unification while reducing cost, power, and cable complexity.

Quality of Service
Resource allocation per application or per virtual machine is provided by the advanced QoS supported by ConnectX-2 EN. Service levels for multiple traffic types can be based on IETF DiffServ or IEEE 802.1p/Q, allowing system administrators to prioritize traffic by application, virtual machine, or protocol.


Product Highlights
  • Low-profile adapter form factor
  • Two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports with SFP+ connectors
  • Stateless offload, priority flow control, FCoE ready
  • RDMA over Ethernet support
  • Traffic steering across multiple cores
  • Intelligent interrupt coalescence
  • Address translation and protection
  • Multiple queues per virtual machine
  • Enhanced QoS for vNICs
  • VMware NetQueue support

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General Specifications

ManufacturerIBM
Manufacturer Part #81Y9990
Manufacturer UPC #0883436124133
Cost Central Item #11329046
Product DescriptionMellanox ConnectX-2 - Network adapter - PCI Express 2.0 x8 low profile - 10 GigE - 2 ports - for System x iDataPlex dx360 M3; System x3690 X5; x36XX M3; x3755 M3; x3850 X5; x3950 X5
Device TypeNetwork adapter
Form FactorPlug-in card - low profile
Interface (Bus) TypePCI Express 2.0 x8
PCI Specification RevisionPCIe 2.0
Approximate Dimensions (WxDxH)0.7 in x 5.6 in x 2.7 in
Approximate Weight8.8 oz
Ports Qty2 ports
Data Link Protocol10 GigE
Data Transfer Rate10 Gbps
Network / Transport ProtocolTCP/IP, UDP/IP
Compliant StandardsIEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.3ae
Manufacturer Warranty1 year warranty
Designed ForSystem x iDataPlex dx360 M3; System x3400 M3; x3500 M3; x3550 M3; x3620 M3; x3630 M3; x3650 M3; x3690 X5; x3755 M3; x3850 X5; x3950 X5

Extended Specifications

General
Device TypeNetwork adapter - 2 ports
Form FactorPlug-in card - low profile
Interface (Bus) TypePCI Express 2.0 x8
PCI Specification RevisionPCIe 2.0
Networking
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Data Link Protocol10 GigE
Data Transfer Rate10 Gbps
Network / Transport ProtocolTCP/IP, UDP/IP
FeaturesVLAN support, priority-based flow control, Quality of Service (QoS), Multicast Suppression, Jumbo Frames support, RDMA support, Receive Side Scaling (RSS)
Compliant StandardsIEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.3ae
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slots2 (total) / 2 (free) x SFP+
Compatible Slots1 x PCI Express 2.0 x8
Dimensions & Weight
Approximate Width0.7 in
Approximate Depth5.6 in
Approximate Height2.7 in
Approximate Weight8.8 oz
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support1 year warranty
Service & Support DetailsLimited warranty - 1 year
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature32 °F
Max Operating Temperature131 °F
Compatibility Information
Designed ForIBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M3
IBM System x3400 M3
IBM System x3500 M3
IBM System x3550 M3
IBM System x3620 M3
IBM System x3630 M3
IBM System x3650 M3
IBM System x3690 X5
IBM System x3755 M3
IBM System x3850 X5
IBM System x3950 X5

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