The Dell 540-BBPZ is a dual-port 25GbE SFP28 full-height network adapter that is designed to provide high-speed network connectivity to Dell servers. This network adapter is an essential component of modern data centers and is used by businesses of all sizes to enhance their network infrastructure. In this article, we will provide a detailed explanation of the Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter, its features, and how it can benefit your business.
Definition of SFP28 Network Adapter
The Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter is a high-performance dual-port network card that is designed to be installed in a full-height PCIe slot on a Dell server. The adapter is equipped with two SFP28 ports that can support 25 Gigabit Ethernet speeds, which is much faster than the traditional 10 Gigabit Ethernet speeds commonly found in data centers. This makes the Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter an excellent choice for businesses that require high-speed network connectivity for data-intensive applications.
Features of Network Adapter
- Dual-Port SFP28 Connectivity - The Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter comes with two SFP28 ports that support 25 Gigabit Ethernet speeds, providing businesses with the high-speed network connectivity they need for data-intensive applications.
- Full-Height Form Factor - This network adapter is designed to be installed in a full-height PCIe slot on a Dell server, making it easy to install and use.
- High-Performance - The Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter is designed to provide high-performance network connectivity, enabling businesses to meet their network requirements and support their critical applications.
- Low Latency - With low latency, the Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter can handle data-intensive workloads with ease, reducing the time it takes for data to travel between devices.
- Advanced Features - This network adapter comes with advanced features such as virtualization support, which enables businesses to optimize their network infrastructure and improve their operational efficiency.
Benefits of the SFP28 Full Height Network Adapter
- Increased Network Speeds - The Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter provides businesses with the high-speed network connectivity they need to meet the demands of data-intensive applications.
- Improved Operational Efficiency - With advanced features such as virtualization support, businesses can optimize their network infrastructure and improve their operational efficiency.
- Reduced Latency - With low latency, the Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter can handle data-intensive workloads with ease, reducing the time it takes for data to travel between devices.
- Increased Productivity - With faster network speeds and improved operational efficiency, businesses can increase their productivity and get more done in less time.
- Scalability - The Dell 540-BBPZ network adapter is scalable, enabling businesses to add more network ports as their requirements grow.
In summary, the Dell 540-BBPZ Dual-port 25GbE SFP28 Full Height Network Adapter is an excellent choice for businesses that require high-speed network connectivity for data-intensive applications. With its advanced features, low latency, and high-performance network connectivity, this network adapter can help businesses improve their operational efficiency and increase their productivity. If you are looking for a reliable and high-performance network adapter for your Dell server, the Dell 540-BBPZ is an excellent choice.
General Information about the Dell 540-BBPZ
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 540-BBPZ
- Device Type: Network Adapter
- Form Factor: Plug-in card - Full Height
- Interface (Bus) Type: PCI Express 3.0 x8
- Ports: 2 x 25 Gigabit SFP28
- Connectivity Technology: Wired
- Data Link Protocol: 25 Gigabit Ethernet
- Data Transfer Rate: 25 Gbps
- Network / Transport Protocol: TCP/IP, UDP/IP
- Features: Jumbo Frames support
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces: 2 x 25Gb Ethernet - SFP28
- Dell PowerEdge C4140, C6420, FC640, R440, R540, R640, R6415, R740, R740xd, R7415, R7425, R940, T440, T640
Dimensions and Weight
- Depth: 6.7 Inch
- Height: 4.4 Inch
- Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
- Max Operating Temperature: 131 °F
- Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90% (non-condensing)
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A network adapter is also called a network interface card is a plug-in card that serves to allow computers to both transmit and receive data on a local network. It is a component of a computer's internal hardware that facilitates communication over a network.
In a more current context, network adapters will refer to an Ethernet adapter where the Ethernet circuitry is built into motherboards of the latest desktops and laptop computers. Other times, a network adapter may also refer to a wireless (Wi-Fi) adapter.
In all instances, the adapter allows a computer to connect with another computer, a server, or other networking devices through a LAN connection. The use of a network adapter is not limited to wired connections as it is used for wireless networks. The adapters for wired networks come with a RJ-45 port that may use either the twisted or untwisted pair cables for network connectivity. For the wireless adapters, the network connection is facilitated through a built-in antenna or an externally connected antenna. Both the wired and wireless network adapters support the popular LAN protocols including TCP/IP. We have 1-port, 2-port, 4-port, 6-port, 8-port, and 16-port options that support speeds of 10, 25, 40, or even 100 Gigabits.
The plug-in network interface cards (NICs) are normally used in high-performance machines especially if a faster Ethernet standard is relatively new and available but is yet to become mainstream. In fact, the major difference between network adapters lies in the network protocol it supports.
We have the different types of network adapters necessary for building computer-to-computer networks that don't have a switch or hub. All the network adapters are fairly inexpensive and readily adaptable to different applications within a network. Some of the common types available are:
Network adapters common types
- Desktop Network Interface Card: This adapter is usually connected to a PCI or PCIe slot, whichever is available on the motherboard of your desktop computer. You will need to open your computer's case and it, therefore, presents the most difficult installation method. The PCIe slot is generally found in new computers.
- PC Card or PCMCIA Card: PCMCIA is the abbreviation for Personal Computer Memory Card International Association. The name has undergone changes over time to be referred to as a PC Card or ExpressCard. For dimensions, the PC card is almost similar in size to a credit card but is significantly thicker. The PC card is connected to a PC or PCMCIA card slot in your desktop computer or laptop computer.
- USB adapter: This network adapter is typically a small device, similar to a thumb drive, with a USB interface. Installation is easy and straightforward since it is plugged into the USB port of your desktop or laptop computer or other network devices that have a USB port.
- Wireless game adapters also referred to as media adapters, are connected to the older game consoles and home entertainment devices so as to act as a bridge to Wi-Fi capability. They help expand functionality on these entertainment devices through connections to the internet.
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