This is an Intel XL710QDA2 comparable 40-Gigabit Ethernet PCIe 3.0 x8 network interface card with dual open QSFP+ ports that comply with IEEE 802.3 standards. It is based on an Intel XL710 chipset and is compatible with a variety of different applications and operating systems, including Windows, Linux and Unix-like systems. Providing 40Gbs of network speed, it fully supports high-end servers and various other networking applications. In addition, this card supports high level VLAN filtering. The dual open QSFP+ ports allow users to choose from a range of QSFP+ transceivers to accommodate multi-mode (MMF) and single-mode (SMF) fiber, granting customizable reach. This product includes both half-height and full-height brackets.