IBM 49Y4240 PCI Express Adapter
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IBM 49Y4240 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Quad Port Network New

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49Y4240 Quad-Ports RJ-45 1Gbps 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) 2.0 x4 Server Network Adapter | Made by IBM | Brand New
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Overview of the IBM 49Y4240 Ethernet Network Adapter

The IBM 49Y4240 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Quad Port Network Adapter is a type of network interface card that provides high-speed connectivity for servers, workstations, and other network devices. This adapter is designed to work with PCI Express (PCIe) slots and supports quad-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connections. The IBM 49Y4240 adapter is designed to provide reliable and efficient network connectivity for demanding applications and workloads, such as high-performance computing, virtualization, and cloud computing. It is an ideal solution for data centers, enterprise networks, and other high-traffic environments.

In this article, we will explore the key features, benefits, and specifications of the IBM 49Y4240 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Quad Port Network Adapter.

Key Features

The IBM 49Y4240 adapter offers a range of advanced features that make it an ideal choice for high-performance networking environments. Some of the key features of this adapter include:

  • Quad-Port Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity: The IBM 49Y4240 adapter supports four Gigabit Ethernet ports, allowing you to connect multiple network devices and provide high-speed data transfer rates of up to 1000 Mbps.
  • PCI Express Interface: This adapter is designed to work with PCIe slots, providing high-speed data transfer rates and low-latency connectivity for demanding applications.
  • Full-Duplex Operation: The adapter supports full-duplex operation, allowing data to be transmitted and received simultaneously, which improves network efficiency and reduces latency.
  • Jumbo Frame Support: The IBM 49Y4240 adapter supports jumbo frames, which are larger than standard Ethernet frames and can improve network performance by reducing the number of packets required to transmit data.
  • Advanced Network Features: This adapter supports a range of advanced network features, including virtual LAN (VLAN) tagging, quality of service (QoS), and teaming, which allow you to configure and optimize your network for maximum performance.


The IBM 49Y4240 adapter offers a range of benefits for organizations looking to improve their network performance and reliability. Some of the key benefits of this adapter include:

  • Improved Network Performance: With four Gigabit Ethernet ports and support for jumbo frames, the IBM 49Y4240 adapter can provide faster data transfer rates and reduce network congestion, improving overall network performance.
  • High Reliability: The IBM 49Y4240 adapter is designed to provide high reliability and availability, with advanced features such as failover and load balancing, which can help ensure that your network remains operational even in the event of a hardware failure.
  • Easy to Deploy and Manage: The IBM 49Y4240 adapter is easy to deploy and manage, with plug-and-play installation and advanced management features that allow you to monitor and configure your network settings.
  • Lower Total Cost of Ownership: By providing high-performance networking capabilities in a single adapter, the IBM 49Y4240 can help reduce your total cost of ownership by minimizing the need for additional network equipment and infrastructure.


The IBM 49Y4240 adapter has a range of specifications that make it suitable for a variety of networking environments. Some of the key specifications of this adapter include:

  • Interface Type: PCI Express x4
  • Data Transfer Rate: 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Number of Ports: 4
  • Connector Type: RJ-45
  • Dimensions: 6.6 x 2.7 x 0.7 inches
  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows, Linux, VMware

Product Details about the IBM 49Y4240

  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • Model Number or SKU# 49Y4240
  • Product Type: Ethernet
  • Type: Networking
  • Networking Type: NIC
  • Product Name: 4 Ports
  • Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 Inches


  • Connectivity Technology : Wired
  • Cabling Type : Ethernet 10base-T, Ethernet 100base-Tx, Ethernet 1000base-T
  • Data Link Protocol : Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, GIGABIT Ethernet
  • Data Transfer Rate : 1 GBPS
  • Features : Vlan Support Wake On Lan (Wol), Tcp/Ip Offloading, Intel I/O Acceleration Technology (I/Oat), Jumbo Frames Support, Virtual Machine Device Queues (Vmdq)
  • Compliant Standards : Ieee 802.3, Ieee 802.1q, Ieee 802.1p, Ieee 802.3ad (Lacp)

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Interfaces : 4 X Network - Ethernet 10base-T/100base-Tx/1000base-T - Rj-45
  • Compatible Slots : 1 X Pci Express 2.0 X4

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