Overview - Emulex dual port VFA II adapter and FCoE /iSCSI license bundle for IBM System x
The Emulex 10 GbE Virtual Fabric Adapter II for IBM System x
The Emulex 10 GbE Virtual Fabric Adapter II for IBM System x is a member of IBM's comprehensive networking portfolio of 1 GbE and 10 GbE adapters, and delivers industry-leading performance and scalability, reducing requirements for power and cooling. Protocol offloads enable the use of computing resources, support more VMs per CPU, and reduce the number of servers required to support data center demands. Furthermore, the capability to use fibre optic or twin-ax copper cabling enables the deployment of your choice of fabric.
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The Emulex VFA II FCoE/iSCSI License for IBM System x
Emulex VFA II FCoE License for IBM System x enables convergence of FCoE protocol with standard NIC traffic.
At a glance
The Emulex 10 GbE Virtual Fabric Adapter for IBM System x (95Y3751) provides an ideal solution for all servers needing high-speed data transfer in LAN connectivity for mission-critical applications. This network adapter provides support for 10 GbE networking with optical or copper connectivity. The adapter comes with the FCoE/iSCSI License installed.
The dual port VFA II adapter can be used on supported System x servers with an available PCI Express expansion slot. IBM System x provides end-to-end testing for select iSCSI and FCoE configurations. Please reference To reference all supported configurations, visit
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/ssic/interoperability.wss to reference all supported configurations.
Emulex Dual Port VFAII Adapter (95Y3751)
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The VFAII Adapter is shipped as a single package. Other items are in zipped bags. Retail only
Note: All measurements are approximate.
Emulex Dual Port VFAII Adapter dimensions
Product marketing and replacement part numbers (FRU)
This Virtual Fabric Adapter must be installed in a selected System x server.
The Emulex Dual Port VFAII Adapter supports the following major operating systems:
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Note: Some configurations may not be compatible.
Applicable countries and regions
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