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When performance, precision, flexibility and latency matter, our 10/40GbE server I/O adapters are the smart choice.

Lenovo Adapters

Lenovo-Branded Server Adapters for System x

Solarflare® 10Gb Ethernet Performant and Onload server adapters are available as fully supported factory options directly from Lenovo and Lenovo authorized resellers. Solarflare server adapters accelerate applications running on Lenovo's System x® servers (including iDataPlex®), delivering industry-leading 10GbE low latency and high performance, while optimizing Lenovo servers for a wide range of applications, including cloud computing, server virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), grid computing, high performance computing (HPC), big data analytics, social business, and electronic trading.

Solarflare's Lenovo-branded Flareon Ultra, Performant and Onload server adapters utilize a cut-through architecture that delivers exceptional performance, including high throughput, high IOPS, and efficient CPU utilization. Solarflare's Lenovo-branded Flareon Ultra and Onload server adapters are also fully compatible with OpenOnload®, a high-performance kernel-bypass network stack that delivers the lowest latency and the highest message rate in the industry while maintaining full application compatibility with TCP and UDP support.

Available from Lenovo and Lenovo authorized resellers as fully supported factory options, Solarflare's market-leading server adapters are a key part of the System x server value propositions. Solarflare's high-performance networking technology enables Lenovo to expand their System x server offerings to more customer environments. The performance and application compatibility offered by Solarflare's award-winning server adapter family strengthens Lenovo's ability to support enterprise and data center workloads with System x servers.

Lenovo/Solarflare Cross References

Lenovo Part NumberSolarflare Model NumberDescription
47C9977 SFN7122F Solarflare Flareon Ultra Adapter for Lenovo System x
47C9952 SFN5162F Solarflare Performant Adapter for Lenovo System x
47C9960 SFN6122F Solarflare Onload Adapter for Lenovo System x

Flareon Ultra Server Adapter for System x

SFN7122F (Lenovo P/N 47C9977)

Dual-Port 10GbE SFP+

SFN7122F (Lenovo P/N 47C9977) Dual-Port 10GbE SFP+ Flareon Ultra Server Adapter
  • Industry-leading latency and highest message rates with full set of stateless offloads
  • With two 10GbE ports, 40 Gbps of bidirectional line rate throughput is delivered to critical applications
  • Maximum number of virtual NICs and virtual functions for scalable virtualization performance
  • Supports Solarflare OpenOnload®, unique application acceleration middleware, providing direct sockets connection to applications
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Performant Server Adapter for System x

SFN5162F (Lenovo P/N 47C9952)

Dual-Port 10GbE SFP+

SFN5162F (Lenovo P/N 47C9952) Dual-Port 10GbE SFP+ Performant Server Adapter
  • With two 10GbE ports, SFN5162F insures 40 Gbps of full, bidirectional line-rate throughput is delivered to critical applications
  • Offloads for critical compute-intensive tasks to insure that minimum burden is placed on the server CPU, freeing up processor cycles for customer applications
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Onload Server Adapter for System x

SFN6122F (Lenovo P/N 47C9960)

Dual-Port 10GbE SFP+

SFN6122F (Lenovo P/N 47C9960) Dual-Port 10GbE SFP+ Onload Server Adapter
  • Industry-leading latency at highest message rates
  • With two 10GbE ports 40 Gbps of full, bidirectional line rate throughput is delivered to critical applications
  • Offloads for compute-intensive tasks insures minimum burden is placed on the server CPU
  • Supports Solarflare OpenOnload®, unique application acceleration middleware, providing direct sockets connection to applications
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