Product overview of the Dell QL41232HQCU-DE
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Dual Port 25GB SFP28 OCP 3.0 Network Adapter is a high-performance network interface card that provides dual-port connectivity for data center servers. The card is designed to work with OCP 3.0 compliant systems and supports 25 Gigabit Ethernet (25GbE) connectivity. In this article, we will provide an in-depth explanation of the features and benefits of this network adapter.
Dual Port Connectivity
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Network Adapter provides dual-port connectivity, which means that it has two SFP28 ports that can be used to connect to two different networks. This is particularly useful for data center servers that need to be connected to multiple networks for redundancy or load balancing purposes.
25 Gigabit Ethernet (25GbE) Connectivity
The QLogic 41232 Network Adapter supports 25GbE connectivity, which is the latest standard for Ethernet connectivity. 25GbE provides a significant improvement in bandwidth over the previous standard of 10GbE. This means that data can be transferred faster, which is essential for data center applications that require high throughput.
OCP 3.0 Compliance
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Network Adapter is designed to work with systems that comply with the Open Compute Project (OCP) 3.0 specification. OCP is an open-source hardware design initiative that aims to create energy-efficient, scalable, and open hardware for data centers. OCP 3.0 is the latest version of the specification and provides several improvements over previous versions, including support for faster Ethernet connectivity and improved thermal management.
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Network Adapter is designed for high performance. It uses a PCIe 3.0 x8 interface to provide high-speed connectivity to the server. The card supports RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) v2, which is a protocol that allows for low-latency and high-bandwidth communication between servers. This makes it ideal for data center applications that require low-latency communication, such as high-performance computing and big data analytics.
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Network Adapter also supports virtualization. It is compatible with VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, and KVM virtualization environments. This means that it can be used in virtualized data center environments to provide high-speed connectivity to virtual machines. The card supports Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) offloading, which is a protocol that allows for virtualized network overlays to be created without impacting performance.
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Network Adapter is designed to be energy efficient. It uses a single chip solution that integrates the PCIe interface, Ethernet MAC, and PHY. This reduces the power consumption of the card and makes it ideal for data center environments where energy efficiency is important.
The Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Network Adapter is compatible with a wide range of servers. It is certified to work with Dell PowerEdge servers and can also be used with servers from other manufacturers. The card supports several operating systems, including Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and VMware ESXi.
In summary, the Dell QL41232HQCU-DE QLogic 41232 Dual Port 25GB SFP28 OCP 3.0 Network Adapter is a high-performance network interface card that provides dual-port connectivity for data center servers.
General Information about the Dell QL41232HQCU-DE
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# QL41232HQCU-DE
- Product Type: Network Adapter
Technical Information for Dual Port Adapter
- Ports: 2
- Port Speeds: 10/25
- Connectors: SFP+, SFP28
- Form Factor: Ocp 3.0
- Media: Dac, Optics, Aoc
- 802.3az (eee): No
- Advanced Configuration And Power Interface (acpi), V2.0: Yes
- Smartan™ Mode: Yes
- Universal Rdma (roce/rocev2/iwarp): Yes
- Concurrent Sr-iov/npar: Yes
- Dpdk: Yes
- Flow Filtering: Yes
- Tunneling Offload (vxlan/geneve/nvgre/gre): Yes
- Operating Temperature: 0°c To 55°c 32°f To 131°f
- Cooling Requirements (lfm/°c): 100lfm At 55°c With Dac Cable Or 85c Sr Optics
About Refurbished Products
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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