Solarflare 7000 Series Legacy Adapters
High Performance 10GbE and 40GbE NICs
Solarflare 7000 Series Adapters provide excellent performance and scalability with low CPU utilization for customers needing a 10GbE or 40GbE NIC. All 7000 Series adapters feature PCIe 3.0 host interfaces, and dual or quad ports. These NICs can also be enabled to use Solarflare software extensions such as Onload, Precision Time Protocol, and SolarCapture. Look to Solarflare for the right solution to fit your needs.
Solarflare 7000 Series Adapter Models
PCIe LP, Onload
Upgrade Options: PTP, SolarCapture Pro
Solarflare AOE Adapters
Solarflare’s SFA7942Q-A7-4 Application Onload Engine (AOE) combines the I/O capabilities of a dual-port 40GbE NIC with the processing power of a field programmable gate array (FPGA). AOE key features include:
• Bump in the wire processing of network data
• Optimized for network-centric, compute intensive applications
• Enables both pre- and post-processing of high speed network data
• Provides an open platform for the development and deployment of customized network applications
With Solarflare’s AOE adapters, users can expect dramatic improvements in application performance, while maintaining full compatibility with Solarflare's 40GbE server I/O adapter drivers and Onload software. The SFA7942Q-A7-4 operates in both 2x40GbE and 8x10GbE modes.
Solarflare offers a variety of Solarflare branded optical SR transceivers modules. In addition, Solarflare ExtremeScale 8000 series server adapters have been tested and support multiple third party transceiver modules, as well as Direct Attach (DA) Cables listed in the table.