The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter is a high-performance network adapter designed for use in data centers and enterprise networks. This adapter is built with advanced technologies that enable it to deliver fast and reliable connectivity, making it an excellent choice for high-bandwidth applications. In this article, we will provide an in-depth overview of the HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter, including its key features, benefits, and applications.
The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter comes with several key features that make it an ideal solution for modern data centers and enterprise networks. Here are some of the main features of this adapter:
- High-Speed Connectivity: The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter supports Ethernet speeds of up to 10/25 Gbps, providing high-speed connectivity for data-intensive applications.
- Dual-Port Design: This adapter features a dual-port design that enables users to connect multiple devices and applications simultaneously. This feature helps to reduce network congestion and improve overall network performance.
- SFP28 Ports: The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter comes with two SFP28 ports that support a range of optical and copper transceivers. This feature provides flexibility in terms of connectivity options, making it easier to integrate the adapter with existing network infrastructure.
- OCP3 Compliance: This adapter is designed to comply with the Open Compute Project (OCP) 3.0 specifications, which means it can be used in OCP-compliant servers and network switches. This feature makes it easier to deploy the adapter in OCP-based data centers and enterprise networks.
The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter offers several benefits to users, including:
- High Performance: This adapter delivers high-performance connectivity, thanks to its support for Ethernet speeds of up to 10/25 Gbps. This feature makes it ideal for data-intensive applications such as big data analytics, cloud computing, and virtualization.
- Increased Productivity: The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter's dual-port design enables users to connect multiple devices and applications simultaneously, which helps to increase productivity and reduce network congestion.
- Improved Flexibility: The adapter's support for a range of optical and copper transceivers provides flexibility in terms of connectivity options, making it easier to integrate the adapter with existing network infrastructure.
- OCP3 Compliance: The HPE P42041-B21 Mellanox 2 Ports Ethernet 10/25GBPS Sfp28 Ocp3 Adapter's compliance with the OCP3 specifications means it can be easily integrated into OCP-compliant servers and network switches, making it an ideal choice for OCP-based data centers and enterprise networks.
Main Information about this HPE P42041-B21
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Model Number or SKU# P42041-B21
- Product Type: Network Adapter
Performance of 2 Ports Adapter
- Total Number of Network Ports 2
- Form Factor Plug-in Card
- Data Link Protocol GIGE, 10 GIGE, 25 GIGABIT Lan
- Network / Transport Protocol Iscsi, Ipv4, Ipv6
- Pci Specification Revision Pcie 4.0
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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