The Intel XL710 Dual Port 40G, QSFP, Ethernet is validated and optimized on Intel® Xeon® processors. It is the best choice for virtualized servers, providing advanced features including Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) and Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) to deliver amazing performance. It is built to enable network virtualization and network functions virtualization. It is designed to support demanding workloads for enterprise, cloud, and telecommunication service providers and data centers. Intel is the #1 Ethernet vendor- having shipped over 1 billion Ethernet ports.