Details Information about this HPE 458492-B21
The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) is a hardware component designed to enhance networking capabilities on servers. The NIC card allows servers to connect to local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) through Ethernet cables, providing reliable and fast communication channels between the server and other network devices.
In this article, we will provide an in-depth explanation of the HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC), discussing its features, benefits, and applications in modern network infrastructures.
Features of HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC)
The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) is designed with several features that make it an excellent networking solution for servers. Some of its notable features include:
- Dual-port design: The NIC card features two Ethernet ports, allowing servers to connect to two different networks simultaneously. This design provides redundancy, making it possible to maintain network connectivity even if one of the networks fails.
- High-speed connectivity: The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) supports data transfer rates of up to 1Gbps, providing fast and reliable communication between the server and other network devices.
- Low power consumption: The NIC card is designed to consume minimal power, making it an energy-efficient networking solution for servers.
- Easy installation: The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) is easy to install and configure, with no special tools or software required.
Benefits of HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC)
The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) offers several benefits to users, including:
- Improved network performance: The NIC card's high-speed connectivity ensures fast and reliable data transfer between the server and other network devices, improving overall network performance.
- Redundancy: The dual-port design of the NIC card provides redundancy, ensuring that network connectivity is maintained even if one of the networks fails.
- Energy efficiency: The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) is designed to consume minimal power, making it an energy-efficient networking solution for servers.
- Easy to install and configure: The NIC card is easy to install and configure, with no special tools or software required. This makes it a convenient networking solution for users who need to quickly set up and deploy servers.
Applications of HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC)
The HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) is suitable for use in various network infrastructures, including:
- Data centers: The NIC card is ideal for use in data centers that require high-speed connectivity and redundancy. Its dual-port design and high-speed connectivity make it an excellent networking solution for servers in data centers.
- Cloud computing: Cloud computing relies on fast and reliable network connectivity, making the HPE 458492-B21 2 Port Network Interface Card (NIC) an ideal networking solution for cloud computing environments.
- Virtualization: The NIC card is suitable for use in virtualized environments, where multiple virtual machines require network connectivity. Its dual-port design and high-speed connectivity ensure that virtual machines have fast and reliable network access.
General Information about this
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Model Number or SKU# 458492-B21
- Device Type : Network Adapter - 2 Ports
- Form Factor : Plug-in Card
- Interface (bus) Type : Pci Express X4
- Connectivity Technology : Wired
- Cabling Type : Ethernet 1000base-t
- Data Link Protocol : Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
- Data Transfer Rate : 1 Gbps
- Network / Transport Protocol : Tcp/ip
- Status Indicators : Link Activity
- Compliant Standards : Ieee 802.3, Ieee 802.1q, Ieee 802.3ab, Ieee 802.3ad (lacp)
Processor / Memory
- Ram : 192 Kb
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces : 2 X Network - Rj-45
- Compatible Slots : 1 X Pci Express X4
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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