Tuesday, January 27, 2009

NetXen Ramps up Production of Dual Port 10GbE and Quad Port 1GbE Adapters

NetXen announced high volume production of its new line of Dual Port 10GbE and Quad Port 1GbE adapters. The products, which are based on NetXen's third-generation Intelligent NIC silicon, support the PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0 standard and are offered with various cabling options: the NX3-20GxR supports pluggable SFP+ modules for SR and LR optics, whereas the NX3-20GCU uses direct attach twinax copper cabling. The 10GbE adapters have a starting price of sub-$300 per port for the twinax copper version.