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Cavium has been a key I/O technology supplier to System x for 15 years, and the design and development collaboration continues following Lenovo's acquisition of the IBM's x86 Servers and Flex Family portfolio. In 2013, Cavium and Lenovo partnered to bring server solutions to market that meet the requirements of reliability, performance, scalability, and ease-of-management that enterprise customers expect. Cavium high-performance data center interconnect technologies are an integral enabler for the new Lenovo ThinkSystem portfolio in addition to the ThinkServer and System x systems to deliver true, enterprise-class server and storage performance.

Product Literature
QLogic Fibre Channel Adapters for Lenovo® ThinkSystem® Servers

Support matrix showing the Fibre Channel adapter portfolio for ThinkSystem Servers.

Cavium Fibre Channel Adapters for System x Servers

Support matrix showing the Fibre Channel adapter portfolio for System x.

Cavium Adapters for Lenovo ThinkServer Rack Servers

Support matrix identifies the Cavium adapters compatible with Lenovo ThinkServer Rack Servers.

Lenovo ThinkSystem QLogic QLE2740/2742 Single and Dual Port Gen 6 (32Gb) FC Adapters

The Lenovo ThinkSystem QLogic QLE2740 and QLE2742 Adapters are Lenovo’s first Gen 6, 32Gb Fibre Channel (32GFC) HBAs available in single and dual ports. The QLE2740 and QLE2742 Adapters boast leading native FC performance with extremely low CPU usage and full hardware offloads.

Lenovo ThinkSystem QLogic QML2692 Dual-port Enhanced Gen 5 (16GFC) FC Mezz Adapter

The Lenovo ThinkSystem QLogic QML2692 is a dual-port, Enhanced Gen 5, 16Gb FC (16GFC) mezzanine adapter that boasts industry-leading native FC performance with extremely low CPU usage and full hardware offloads.

QLogic Gen 5 16Gb FC Single and Dual-port HBAs for System x

The Cavium 16 Gb FC Single-port and Dual-port Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) are sixth generation Fibre Channel Adapters. They offer 16 Gbps line-rate performance at extremely low CPU utilization with full hardware offloads.

Flex System FC5172 2-port 16Gb FC Adapter

Enables high-speed access for Flex System compute nodes to connect to a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN).

Flex System FC3172 2-port 8Gb FC Adapter

Enables high-speed access for Flex System compute nodes to connect to a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN).

ThinkServer 16Gb FC Single and Dual-port HBAs

Single and Dual-port Gen5 16Gb Fibre Channel Adapters.

QLogic 8Gb FC Single & Dual-port HBAs for System x

Support 8 Gbps per port maximum bidirectional throughput for high-bandwidth storage (SAN).

ThinkServer 8Gb FC Single and Dual-port HBAs

Single and Dual-port 8Gb Fibre Channel Adapters.

Flex System FC3171 8Gb SAN Switch

SAN switch supports high speed traffic processing for Flex System configurations and offers scalability in external SAN size and complexity, and enhanced systems management capabilities.

Flex System FC3171 8Gb SAN Pass-thru

SAN switch supports high speed traffic processing for Flex System configurations and offers scalability in external SAN size and complexity, and enhanced systems management capabilities.

Cavium and Brocade Technology Alliance Drives Gen 5 Fibre Channel

Cavium 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters maximize the potential of your storage network.

Cavium 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel for Database and Analytics

Using the information from databases and business analytics helps business-line managers to understand their customer segments, build customer loyalty, and bring faster time to value.

Cavium 16Gb Gen 5 FC HBAs Double Performance and Flexibility

Eliminate I/O bottlenecks for enterprise applications and accelerate virtualization and cloud deployments.

Unified Adapter Management Across the Enterprise

Cavium QConvergeConsole simplifies and accelerates deployment and management in Windows and Linux.

Visualize I/O Connectivity for VMware vSphere

Cavium QConvergeConsole Plug-in for VMware vCenter simplifies and accelerates deployment and management.

Cavium Fibre Channel Stack

Most diverse offering with field-hardened stability and reliability.

Adapter of Choice for Enterprise-Class Storage Networks

Cavium 2600 Series 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters deliver better reliability.

Cavium 16Gb Fibre Channel Advantages in VMware vSphere 5 Environments

Cavium adapters outperform Emulex, providing reduced CAPEX and OPEX.

Cavium 16Gb Fibre Channel Advantages in Microsoft Hyper-V Environments

Cavium adapters outperform Emulex, providing reduced CAPEX and OPEX.

8Gb Fibre Channel Adapter for Choice for Microsoft Hyper-V

Cavium 8Gb adapter offers best performance and scalability in Hyper-V environments.

ESG Lab Validation: Gen 5 (16Gb) FC Adapters with StorFusion for Lenovo

ESG Lab validates that Cavium Enhanced Gen 5 (16Gb) FC Adapters with StorFusion Technology for Lenovo simplify deployment and increase performance in the data center.

Cavium Enhanced Gen 5 16 Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters for Lenovo System x Servers

The Cavium Enhanced Generation 5 (Gen 5) 16 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) Single and Dual-port Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) for Lenovo System x servers offer industry leading native FC performance with extremely low CPU usage with full hardware offloads.

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LenovoPress Video – Cavium Enhanced Gen 5 16Gb Fibre Channel HBAs Video Walkthrough

The Cavium Enhanced Gen 5 16 Gb FC HBAs for Lenovo System x servers offer industry leading native FC performance with extremely low CPU usage with full hardware offloads.

The Benefits of Converged Networking with Cavium and Lenovo Flex System

The Lenovo Flex System CN4022 2-port 10Gb Converged Adapter is a high performance converged networking adapter that supports Ethernet, FCoE and iSCSI protocols out of the box.

Cavium Adapters and Lenovo Rack-Optimized Servers

Cavium offers differentiated value for your I/O solutions in Lenovo rack optimized servers such as the System x3650 M5. In this video, you'll learn about high availability features such as independent port isolation and offload engines to maximize performance for your applications.

Play Jeopardy! Lenovo Storage Solutions with Brocade and Cavium

Watch as these game show contestants try answer the question: “How does Lenovo provide an end-to-end storage solution for SMB and enterprise datacenters?”

Cavium and Brocade Technology Alliance Delivers Advanced Gen 5 Fibre Channel SAN Capabilities

Cavium 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters include advanced capabilities that are enabled when deployed with supported Brocade fabric switches.

Product Literature
Cavium 10GbE Adapters for System x Servers

Support matrix showing the 10GbE adapter portfolio for System x.

Cavium Adapters for Lenovo ThinkServer Rack Servers

Support matrix identifies the Cavium adapters compatible with Lenovo ThinkServer Rack Servers.

Flex System EN4172 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter

Low-cost entry level 10GbE connectivity option for Flex System.

QLogic NetXtreme Dual-port 10GbE SFP+ Adapter for System x

Based on the Broadcom BCM57811S and BCM57810S controllers for System x® servers.

QLogic NetXtreme ML2 Dual-port 10GbE SFP+ for System x

Based on the Broadcom BCM57811S and BCM57810S controllers for System x servers.

QLogic NetXtreme Dual-port 10GBaseT Adapter for System x

Enables affordable 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) network performance with cost-effective RJ-45 connections for distances up to 100 meters.

QLogic NetXtreme ML2 Dual-port 10GbaseT for System x

Enables affordable 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) network performance with cost-effective RJ-45 connections for distances up to 100 meters.

10GbE Networking Made Simple

Discover How QLE3442-RJ Breaks Through Cost Barriers.

Cavium FCoE/iSCSI and IP Networking Adapter Evaluation (Demartek)

Enterprises are moving towards 10 Gigabit networking infrastructures and are examining the uses for multiprotocol adapters, especially as server virtualization continues to be deployed.

Switch Independent NIC Partitioning FAQs

Switch Independent NIC Partitioning FAQs.

Hart Case Study

Cavium Ethernet Adapters accelerate Hart’s network and application performance as much as 10X.

Media
The Benefits of Converged Networking with Cavium and Lenovo Flex System

The Lenovo Flex System CN4022 2-port 10Gb Converged Adapter is a high performance converged networking adapter that supports Ethernet, FCoE and iSCSI protocols out of the box.

Cavium Adapters and Lenovo Rack-Optimized Servers

Cavium offers differentiated value for your I/O solutions in Lenovo rack optimized servers such as the System x3650 M5. In this video, you'll learn about high availability features such as independent port isolation and offload engines to maximize performance for your applications.

Play Jeopardy! Lenovo Storage Solutions with Brocade and Cavium

Watch as these game show contestants try answer the question: “How does Lenovo provide an end-to-end storage solution for SMB and enterprise datacenters?”

Cavium 10GbE Adapters: Technical Overview

This video shows the Cavium 8400/3400 Series Adapters, their key features and how these adapters are the solution of choice for your 10 Gig Ethernet needs.

Cavium 10GbE Adapters: Software Overview

This video provides a detailed overview of the software components available with the 8400/3400 Series Adapters, including the various drivers and management tools.

Product Literature
Cavium 10GbE Adapters for System x Servers

Support matrix showing the Converged Network Adapter portfolio for System x.

Cavium Adapters for Lenovo ThinkServer Rack Servers

Support matrix identifies the Cavium adapters compatible with Lenovo ThinkServer Rack Servers.

Flex System CN4022 2-port 10Gb Converged Adapter

Low-cost entry level 10GbE and Converged Networking option for Flex System.

QLogic 8200 Dual-port 10GbE SFP+ VFA for System x

High-performance Converged Network Adapter based on the Cavium 8200 design.

Cavium NIC Partitioning & SR-IOV

Cavium is driving next-generation server I/O virtualization with NIC Partitioning.

Media
The Benefits of Converged Networking with Cavium and Lenovo Flex System

The Lenovo Flex System CN4022 2-port 10Gb Converged Adapter is a high performance converged networking adapter that supports Ethernet, FCoE and iSCSI protocols out of the box.

Cavium Adapters and Lenovo Rack-Optimized Servers

Cavium offers differentiated value for your I/O solutions in Lenovo rack optimized servers such as the System x3650 M5. In this video, you'll learn about high availability features such as independent port isolation and offload engines to maximize performance for your applications.

Play Jeopardy! Lenovo Storage Solutions with Brocade and Cavium

Watch as these game show contestants try answer the question: “How does Lenovo provide an end-to-end storage solution for SMB and enterprise datacenters?”

Cavium and Brocade Technology Alliance Delivers Advanced Gen 5 Fibre Channel SAN Capabilities

Cavium 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters include advanced capabilities that are enabled when deployed with supported Brocade fabric switches.

Cavium 10GbE Adapters: Technical Overview

This video shows the Cavium 8400/3400 Series Adapters, their key features and how these adapters are the solution of choice for your 10 Gig Ethernet needs.

Cavium 10GbE Adapters: Software Overview

This video provides a detailed overview of the software components available with the 8400/3400 Series Adapters, including the various drivers and management tools.

Cavium KnowHow: QConvergeConsole GUI: Converged Network Adapters

Learn how to manage your Converged Network Adapters using QCC GUI. QConvergeConsole allows you to gather information, set protocol parameters for iSCSI, Ethernet & FCoE, common functional settings & monitor and trouble shoot all of your adapters through QCC.