Converge your local area network (LAN) and Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) infrastructures cost effectively with a CNA mezzanine adaptor that offers 10Gbps speed for blade environments.
Simultaneous multiprotocol: Now you can run concurrent multiprotocol traffic on the same physical hardware, including 10GbE FCoE, iSCSI and TCP/IP NIC functions.
Switch-independent partitioning: Divide each physical port into four logical ports with flexible allocation of 10GbE bandwidth.
High performance, low TCO: LAN and SAN convergence can result in low adapter, cabling, switch port and management costs.
Bring 10Gbps Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) connectivity to your Dell PowerEdge™ server environment with the QLogic® QME8262-k 10GbE Converged Network Adapter (CNA) KR Blade Mezzanine Card. This third-generation QLogic CNA allows you to partition each physical port for flexible allocation of 10GbE bandwidth. The QME8262-k also delivers the potential for low TCO and protection of your current investments. The QLogic QME8262-k enables convergence of your LAN and SAN, helping to reduce the need for cabling, cooling equipment and power consumption. And with less to manage, you can also reduce administrative costs. When combined with an FCoE-capable switch, the QLogic QME8262-k works seamlessly with existing Fibre Channel storage, core Fibre Channel switches and existing Fibre Channel management utilities. There’s no need to rip and replace your existing investment.
This product is compatible with the following systems: