QNAP introduces new 25GbE SFP28 dual port network expansion card for NAS and Windows/Linux

QNAP Systems, Inc. a leading developer of computing, networking and storage solutions, has introduced the new QXG-25G2SF-E810 25GbE SFP28 dual port network expansion card.

Sep 6, 2023 - 12:20
Sep 6, 2023 - 12:21
QNAP introduces new 25GbE SFP28 dual port network expansion card for NAS and Windows/Linux

Equipped with Intel E810-XXVAM2 Ethernet controller, the new product supports PCIe Gen 4 (backward compatible with PCIe Gen 3) and can be installed on QNAP NAS and Window/Linux workstations/servers. The QXG-25G2SF-E810 25GbE SFP28 meets the requirements of moving to enterprise-grade 25GbE networks with low latency and is ideal for server rooms, virtualization applications, real-time media streaming and editing, and data backup/restore.

"Virtualization, 4K/8K video editing and other data-intensive applications have accelerated the adoption of 25GbE networks by enterprises and creative industries," said QNAP Product Manager Andy Chuang. - 25GbE is a flexible and scalable standard and provides an easy upgrade path to 100GbE. With these benefits, the QXG-25G2SF-E810 adapter enables organizations to establish future-proof workflows in a bandwidth-efficient manner."

With dual 25GbE SFP28 ports, the QXG-25G2SF-E810 supports up to 50Gbps bandwidth, enabling SMB Multichannel aggregation of multiple network connections, ideal for accelerating large file sharing and intensive data transfer. With support for network offloading, the QXG-25G2SF-E810 significantly improves network efficiency and is ideal for virtualization applications and I/O-intensive and latency-sensitive data centers. The QXG-25G2SF-E810 pairs perfectly with the QNAP TS-h2287XU-RP NAS, allowing you to connect more computers/workstations. When combined with a 25Gbps network switch, users can create an ultra-fast and scalable network environment with greater cost efficiency.

Drivers are required to use the QXG-25G2SF-E810 on Windows/Linux including Window 11, Windows Server 2022 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Users can download device drivers from Intel's official website.

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