The Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe is a network interface card (NIC) designed to enhance server performance and improve network connectivity. The 540-BBVM model is specifically designed for Dell PowerEdge servers and comes with dual ports that support 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GBASE-T) connections. This adapter uses the PCIe interface to provide high-speed connectivity between the server and the network.
In this article, we will explore the features and benefits of the Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe in detail.
Features of the Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe
The Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe offers a range of features that make it an excellent choice for server administrators who need fast, reliable network connectivity.
The 540-BBVM model comes with dual ports that support 10GBASE-T connections. This means that the adapter can handle two separate network connections simultaneously, providing redundancy and load balancing capabilities.
The Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe supports 10GBASE-T, which is a high-speed Ethernet standard that allows for data transfer rates of up to 10 Gbps. This makes it ideal for applications that require large amounts of data to be transferred quickly, such as video streaming, data backup, and cloud computing.
The adapter uses the PCIe interface to connect to the server, providing high-speed connectivity and low latency. The PCIe interface also allows the adapter to take advantage of the server's processing power, improving overall performance.
The Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe also offers a range of advanced features that enhance network performance and security. These include:
- Virtualization support: The adapter supports Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) and Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV), allowing for better virtual machine performance and scalability.
- Quality of Service (QoS): The adapter supports 802.1p, which allows administrators to prioritize network traffic based on its importance.
- Network Security: The adapter supports TCP/IP offloading, IPsec offloading, and TCP/IP checksum offloading, which improve network security and reduce CPU overhead.
The Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe offers a range of benefits to server administrators, including:
Improved Network Performance
The 10GBASE-T support and advanced features of the adapter improve network performance and reduce latency, resulting in faster data transfer rates and better overall network performance.
Increased Server Efficiency
The PCIe interface and advanced features of the adapter allow it to take advantage of the server's processing power, improving overall server efficiency and reducing CPU overhead.
Enhanced Network Security
The adapter's advanced security features, such as TCP/IP offloading and IPsec offloading, improve network security and reduce the risk of data breaches.
The adapter's support for Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) and Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) allows for better virtual machine performance and scalability, making it easier to scale up server resources as needed.
The Dell Dual Port Broadcom 57416 10GB Base-T Server Adapter Ethernet PCIe is specifically designed for Dell PowerEdge servers and is compatible with a range of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and VMware ESXi.
General Information about the Dell 540-BBVM
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 540-BBVM
- Device Type : Network Adapter
- Form Factor : Plug-In Card - Low Profile
- Interface (Bus) Type : Pci Express
- Ports : 10gb Ethernet X 2
- Connectivity Technology : Wired
- Cabling Type : Ethernet 10base-T
- Data Link Protocol : 10 Gigabit Ethernet
- Data Transfer Rate : 10 GBPS
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces : 2 X 10gbase-T - Rj-45
- Designed For : Dell Emc Poweredge C6420, Fc640, R440, R540, R640, R6415, R740, R740xd, R7415, R7425.
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A network adapter 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 an 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 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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