- Network adapter
- PCIe 3.0 x8
- 10 Gigabit SFP+ x 2
- for System x3250 M5; x35XX M4; x3650 M4; x3650 M4 HD; x3690 X5; x3750 M4; x3850 X5; x3950 X6
The Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter 5 (VFA5) for IBM System x delivers performance enhancements and additional features that maximize the return on server and storage investments. The VFA5 is designed for the high bandwidth and scalability demands of tier 1 enterprise applications powered by storage protocol (Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and iSCSI) and stateless TCP hardware offloads, more scalable virtualization with Single-Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV), optimized bandwidth allocation using IBM Virtual Fabric technology, accelerated cloud networking using Emulex Virtual Network Acceleration (VNeX) offload technology and accelerated application and storage performance with support for RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE).