Product overview of the HPE NC360T
The NC360T HPE PCIe 2 Port Gigabit Server Network Interface Adapter is a high-performance network adapter designed to provide fast and reliable connectivity for servers. It is designed to fit into a PCIe slot and supports two Gigabit Ethernet ports. The adapter is manufactured by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), a leading provider of enterprise IT solutions.
In this article, we will provide a detailed explanation of the NC360T HPE PCIe 2 Port Gigabit Server Network Interface Adapter, including its features, benefits, and applications. We will also discuss the technical specifications of the adapter and how it compares to other similar products.
Features and Benefits
The NC360T HPE PCIe 2 Port Gigabit Server Network Interface Adapter comes with several features that make it a popular choice among IT professionals. Some of its key features include:
High Performance: The adapter supports two Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can deliver up to 1000Mbps of network bandwidth. This makes it ideal for use in high-performance servers that require fast and reliable connectivity.
PCIe Interface: The adapter fits into a PCIe slot, which provides high-speed connectivity to the server's motherboard. This allows for faster data transfer between the server and the network.
Dual-Port Design: The adapter supports two Ethernet ports, which can be used for load balancing or failover purposes. This provides added redundancy and helps ensure that the server remains online even if one of the ports fails.
Low Power Consumption: The adapter consumes very little power, which helps reduce energy costs and make it an eco-friendly option for data centers.
Easy Installation: The adapter is easy to install and can be set up in just a few minutes. It comes with all the necessary drivers and software, making it a plug-and-play solution for most servers.
Some of the benefits
The adapter provides fast and reliable connectivity, which can help improve the overall performance of the server. This is especially important for data-intensive applications that require high-speed network connectivity.
The dual-port design of the adapter provides added redundancy, which helps ensure that the server remains online even if one of the ports fails. This helps improve the availability of the server and reduces the risk of downtime.
Lower Energy Costs
The adapter consumes very little power, which helps reduce energy costs and make it an eco-friendly option for data centers.
The NC360T HPE PCIe 2 Port Gigabit Server Network Interface Adapter is a versatile network adapter that can be used in a wide range of applications. Some of its common applications include:
The adapter is ideal for use in data centers, where fast and reliable connectivity is critical. It can be used to connect servers to the network, providing high-speed data transfer and increased redundancy.
The adapter is well-suited for use in high-performance computing environments, where fast network connectivity is essential for data-intensive applications.
The adapter can be used in virtualized environments, where multiple virtual machines require access to the network. Its dual-port design can be used for load balancing or failover, which helps ensure that the virtual machines remain online even if one of the ports fails.
Comparison with other similar products
There are several other network adapters available in the market that are similar to the NC360T HPE PCIe 2 Port Gigabit Server Network Interface Adapter. Some of the most
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU # NC360T
- Device Type: Network Interface Adapter
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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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