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Cavium Offers Dell Customers Future-ready I/O servers and storage arrays

Cavium Offers Dell Customers Future-ready I/O

From Fibre Channel to Ethernet technologies, Cavium helps customers scale, optimize, and evolve to meet changing business requirements. Available on Dell PowerEdge servers and storage arrays, Cavium adapters enable superior performance, greater virtualization density, and improved storage area networking.





Cavium Supports Future-ready, Application-accelerated Dell Storage Fibre Channel SANs

There's a lot of excitement here at Dell World as the storage prowess expands and Dell flexes its end-to-end SAN muscles to prove its commitment to "be future-ready." And the #befutureready hash tag is near and dear to the Cavium heart as well, as we walk alongside Dell in delivering technologies that our customers need today, as well as tomorrow.


Cavium offers Dell and its customers a broad portfolio of storage and converged infrastructure solutions.

Cavium Fibre Channel Adapters offer best-in-class SAN performance and functionality. Both the standard adapters for Dell servers and mezzanine adapters for Dell blade servers are optimized for virtualization applications and offer the best power savings in the industry. Cavium's field-proven and interoperable iSCSI and FCoE solutions, including boot-from-SAN features, offer cloud service providers and the converged enterprise the industry's lowest CPU utilization while running multiple, simultaneous protocols. Dell customers can also leverage our innovative Fibre Channel Stackable Switches for SAN fabrics.

Cavium Adapters for Dell Servers

32Gb Fibre Channel
Model Description Dell Part Number Server Models
QLE2740 Gen 6 32Gb FC Single-Port PCI Express Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Servers 403-BBMI
(full height)

403-BBMN
(low profile)
R520
R620
R715
R720
R815
R820
R910
QLE2742 Gen 6 32Gb FC Dual-Port PCI Express Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Servers 403-BBML
(full height)

403-BBMM
(low profile)
R520
R620
R715
R720
R815
R820
R910
16Gb Fibre Channel
Model Description Dell Part Number Server Models
QLE2690 Gen 5 16Gb FC Single-Port PCI Express Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Servers 403-BBMP
(full height)

403-BBMW
(low profile)
R520
R620
R715
R720
R815
R820
R910
QLE2692 Gen 5 16Gb FC Dual-Port PCI Express Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Servers 403-BBMQ
(full height)

403-BBMU
(low profile)
R520
R620
R715
R720
R815
R820
R910
QLE2660 Gen 5 16Gb FC Single-Port PCI Express Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Servers 406-BBBL
(full height)

406-BBBE
(low profile)
R520
R620
R715
R720
R815
R820
R910
QLE2662 Gen 5 16Gb FC Dual-Port PCI Express Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Servers 406-BBBJ
(full height)

406-BBBC
(low profile)
R520
R620
R715
R720
R815
R820
R910
QME2662 Gen 5 16Gb FC Dual-Port Mezzanine Adapter for Dell PowerEdge Blade Servers 543-BBBP M620
M820
M910
M915