The Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Optics are available for customers who would like to deploy Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters with a QSFP+ SR/LR optic. Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters with QSFP+ connectivity deliver proven, reliable solutions for deployments of high density Ethernet for unified 10GbE and 40 GbE network connections.
Customers can move efficiently to 40 GbE for high bandwidth application requirements such as content distribution, high-end virtualization using multiple CPUs, network appliances, and Applications Delivery Controllers (ACD) used for content caching, load balancing, and compression.
To ensure maximum flexibility, Intel supports the ability to use Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Optics, Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cables, or Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cables. This helps customers create the configuration that best meets the needs of their data center environment, while ensuring compatibility between adapter and accessories.