Intelligent Ethernet Adapters
QLogic 3400 Series
The QLogic 3400 Series 10GbE Intelligent Ethernet Adapters are OEM-proven adapters that provide exceptional value in delivering industry-leading features and performance to enable the most efficient and agile software-defined data centers (SDDNs). Designed for server and network virtualization, the 3400 Series Adapters provide stateless offload support for VXLAN/NVGRE and SR-IOV to boost server CPU efficiency and maximize application performance.
The QLogic 3400 Series 10GbE Intelligent Ethernet Adapters—available in 10GBASE-T (RJ45), SR optic, and direct attach copper (DAC)—support LAN (TCP/IP) traffic at 10Gbps Ethernet (GbE) line-rate speeds. The 3400 Series Adapter is the solution of choice for workload-intensive virtualized computing environments, providing a reliable, high-performance 10GbE connectivity solution.
QLE3440-CU (Single Port)
Ships with empty SFP+ cages (optics and cables are not included)2
QLE3442-CU (Dual Port)
QLE3442-RJ (Dual Port)
Ships with RJ45 connectors (10GBASE-T). Intended for use with twisted pair copper cabling (not included)2
QLE3440-SR (Single Port)
Ships with SR optical transceiver2
QLE3442-SR (Dual Port)
Ships with SR optical transceivers2
2. Ships with a standard-size bracket installed. A spare low-profile bracket (-CK and -SP only) is also included.
3400 Series of 10GbE Intelligent Ethernet Adapters
Control costs, optimize performance and scale VM density.
Gain control, optimize deployment flexibility, and scale application performance.
QLogic FastLinQ adapters maximize multi-core server CPU utilization, increase virtualized network performance, support 16 million VLANs, and enable dynamic VM migration across geographies.
QLogic FastLinQ adapters offer a unique combination of virtualized network acceleration technologies embedded in the hardware that when combined dramatically increase application performance by offering lower I/O latency, higher network bandwidth, and increased server CPU efficiency.
QLogic FastLinQ Adapters Boost Server CPU Efficiency for Better VMware® VXLAN Performance.
Using NIC Partitioning and SR-IOV concurrently to your benefit.
QLogic Intelligent Ethernet Adapters and Converged Network Adapters ensure database backup completes in record time and applications continue to perform with maximum Quality of Service (QoS) thanks to Switch Independent NIC Partitioning.
QLogic QLE3442 Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Now Certified on Cloudera 5.
QLogic Intelligent Ethernet Adapters accelerate Hart’s network and application performance as much as 10X.
Practical Use Cases for QLogic 3400/8400 Series 10Gb Ethernet Adapters.
How the dynamic allocation of bandwidth uniquely improves Quality of Service (QoS).
QLogic Switch Independent NIC Partitioning (NPAR).
QLogic Energy Efficient Ethernet Adapters.
QLogic QLE3442-RJ makes networking simple and cost-effective.
QLogic 3400 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapters for Flexible Networking.
This guide is intended for IT professionals, technical architects, sales engineers, and consultants to assist in planning, designing, and implementing virtualized data center infrastructures using QLogic Fibre Channel, Intelligent Ethernet and Converged Network Adapters.
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This video shows the QLogic 8400/3400 Series Adapters, their key features and how these adapters are the solution of choice for your 10 Gig Ethernet needs.
This video provides a detailed overview of the software components available with the 8400/3400 Series Adapters, including the various drivers and management tools.
QLogic 3200 Series
The QLogic 3200 Series 10GbE Intelligent Ethernet Adapters boast industry-leading networking performance, with dual-port throughput equaling approximately 40Gbps. The adapters are designed for use in virtualized environments, with support for QLogic’s unique NIC Partitioning feature. NIC Partitioning allows a user to divide a physical Ethernet port into four virtual ports with flexible, user-defined allocation of 10Gbps bandwidth.
The QLogic 3200 Series 10GbE Intelligent Ethernet Adapters come in single- and dual-port models with support for complete connectivity options including: 10GBase-T (RJ45), Optical (LR and SR) and Twin-ax Copper.
Dual-port 10GbE Ethernet to PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapter with RJ45 connectors (meant for use with 10GBase-T twisted pair copper cables).
Dual-port 10GbE Ethernet to PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapter with empty SFP+ cages (meant for use with Twin-ax copper cables).
Single-port 10GbE Ethernet to PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapter with SR optical transceiver.
Dual-port 10GbE Ethernet to PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapter with SR optical transceivers.
Single-port 10GbE Ethernet to PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapter with LR optical transceiver.
Dual-port 10GbE Ethernet to PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapter with LR optical transceivers.
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*Two-year warranty extension promotional offer for purchases specified as new Intelligent Ethernet Adapters from authorized VAR/Reseller partners after November 11, 2011. The extended warranty is non-transferable and only available to end users. This offer requires end-user product registration for activation. The offer is subject to change without notice. Register here.
Simplified I/O Management for QLogic Adapters
10Gbps Ethernet-to-PCIe Intelligent Ethernet Adapters
This paper features Xeon E5 processors, VMware vSphere 5, 10GbE LANs, Gen 5 Fibre Channel SANs, and FabricCache.
This paper features Xeon E5 processors, Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, 10GbE LANs, and Gen 5 Fibre Channel SANs.
QLogic QConvergeConsole Plug-in for VMware vCenter simplifies and accelerates deployment and management.
QLogic QConvergeConsole simplifies and accelerates deployment and management in Windows and Linux.
The U.S. DOE laboratory upgrades server connectivity to 10GbE with QLogic Intelligent Ethernet Adapters.
QLogic delivers iSCSI over data center bridging with type-length-value (TLV) support.
QLogic is driving next-generation server I/O virtualization with enhanced QoS manageability.
QLogic is driving next-generation server I/O virtualization with NIC Partitioning.
Hadoop enables big data analytics.
QLogic QConvergeConsole Plug-in for VMware vCenter makes adapter management easier.
Delivering transparent and consistent performance and functional test results.
Optimized performance and I/O efficiency for data warehouse deployments.
Learn more about latency and latency measurement.
Drives lower TCO and flexibility for virtualized architectures.
QLogic QConvergeConsole plug-in for vCenter provides per-VM storage and network visibility.
QLogic adapters deliver the most comprehensive and robust business continuity solution.
QLogic adapter enables the lowest latency and more database transactions in virtual and bare metal environments.
Data center optimization with VMware and QLogic.
View a list of cables that have been qualified with QLogic 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapters.
Featuring Xeon E5 Processors, VMware VSphere 5, 10GbE LANs, Gen 5 Fibre Channel SANs, and FabricCache.
FCoE Performance & Teaming Failover Evaluation.
Learn how NPAR operates in the 8200 Series and 3200 Series Adapters
Learn how to manage your Intelligent Ethernet Adapters using QCC GUI. QConvergeConsole allows you to gather information, set Ethernet parameters, configure NIC Partitioning, and monitor & trouble shoot all of your adapters through QCC.
QLogic 10Gb Ethernet adapters boast industry-leading Ethernet performance, achieving dual-port, line-rate 10-gigabit Ethernet (GbE) throughput. This extreme performance eliminates potential I/O bottlenecks in today's powerful multiprocessor, multicore servers.
Step-by-step instructions to set up NPAR under Windows Server 2008.
Data centers are creating highly efficient infrastructures using server virtualization. QLogic 10GbE Adapters deliver NIC Partitioning (NPAR) which allows maximum bandwidth utilization, dynamic bandwidth provisioning for bursting traffic & granular Quality of Service (QoS).
QConvergeConsole is an enterprise-class, web-based, single-pane-of-glass console that allows for centralized management and configuration of the broad product line of QLogic adapters unified across the entire data center network, both LAN and SAN. Learn how to install QCC GUI, connect to multiple hosts and be introduced to the basic functionality available from QConvergeConsole.
Integrating the VMware virtualization solution with QLogic Intelligent Ethernet, Converged Network, or Fibre Channel Adapters for network and storage will optimize the virtualized data center infrastructure to provide enterprise-class LAN and SAN connectivity.
Simplify storage and network adapter management in VMware using the QLogic QConvergeConsole (QCC) Plug-in for VMware vCenter. In this episode of QLogic KnowHow, learn how to install the CIM provider and the QCC vCenter Plug-in to manage your QLogic adapters.