Mellanox® MCX455A-FCAT ConnectX®-4 VPI Adapter Card, FDR IB (56Gb/s) and 40/56GbE, Single-Port QSFP2

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Single/Dual-Port Adapter Cards supporting 100Gb/s with Virtual Protocol Interconnect


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Mellanox® MCX455A-FCAT ConnectX®-4 VPI Adapter Card, FDR IB (56Gb/s) and 40/56GbE, Single-Port QSFP2

ConnectX-4 adapter cards with Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI), supporting EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand and 100Gb/s Ethernet connectivity, provide the highest performance and most flexible solution for high-performance, Web 2.0, Cloud, data analytics, database, and storage platforms.

With the exponential growth of data being shared and stored by applications and social networks, the need for high-speed and high performance compute and storage data centers is skyrocketing. ConnectX®-4 provides exceptional high performance for the most demanding data centers, public and private clouds, Web2.0 and Big Data applications, as well as High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Storage systems, enabling today's corporations to meet the demands of the data explosion. ConnectX®-4 provides an unmatched combination of 100Gb/s bandwidth in a single port, the lowest available latency, and specific hardware offloads, addressing both today's and the next generation's compute and storage data center demands.


Key Features

EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand or 100Gb/s Ethernet per port 1/10/20/25/40/50/56/100Gb/s speeds Single and dual-port options available Accelerated Switching and Packet Processing End-to-end QoS and congestion control Erasure Coding offload T10-DIF Signature Handover Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) End-to-end QoS and congestion control Hardware offloads for NVGRE and VXLAN encapsulated traffic Mellanox PeerDirectTM communication acceleration


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    56 Gb/s
    100 Gb/s

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    PCI-E x16

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