SolarFlare Networks SFN8542-PLUS

SolarFlare Flareon Ultra 2x 40GbE QSFP+ NIC, Ultra-low latency (sub 1usec), High packet rate (60Mpps for 2x40G),PCIE3.1 x16,incl.Onload,PPS,PPT

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The PLUS variant of the Flareon Ultra SFN8542 Dual-Port 40GbE QSFP+ Server I/O Adapter adds a suite of enabled software capabilities that provide out-of-the box support for ultra-low-latency Onload-accelerated sockets as well as PPS and PTP time synchronization support. The SFN8542-PLUS is capable of associating a hardware time-stamp with every incoming and outgoing Ethernet frame for application troubleshooting or performance monitoring. These features make the SFN8542-PLUS the ultra-low-latency Ethernet adapter of choice to deploy as a key component throughout Financial Trading infrastructures where either one or two ports of 40GbE or four ports of 10GbE are required.

Product Features
· Dual Port, 40GbE QSFP+
· Low Profile, MD2
· PCIe 3.1 x16
· Supports optical QSFP+ modules including Solarflare SFM40G-SR4, Direct-Attach Copper, Active Optical Cables, QSFP+ to SFP+ copper DAC cables
· Distributes IPv4, IPv6 loads across all CPU cores; MSI-X minimizes interrupt overhead
· 0º to 50º C

· IEEE802.3-2012 Ethernet Base Standard, including 802.3bx, 802.3bd, 802.3x
· 802.3ba (40G/s), 802.3ae (10 Gigabit Ethernet over fiber)
· 802.3z (1000BASE-X Gbit/s Ethernet over Fiber-Optic at 1Gbit/s (125 MB/s)
· 1000BASE-X
· 40GBASE-CR4 -SR4 -LR4
· Dual QSFP+ (SFF-8683) Connectors
· RoHS Compliant


SolarFlare Networks SFN8542-PLUS Datasheet


Network Type

Data Transfer Rate

Number of Ports


Connector Type

Server Expansion Slot

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