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Lenovo Ethernet Adapters by Intel - Overview

Features and specifications

Lenovo introduces the new dual port Gb and 10Gb server Ethernet Adapters by Intel® to provide you with the best connectivity scalability and performance via the PCIe slot

The offering covers:

The Intel® Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapters is Intel's third generation of PCIe GbE network adapters. Built with the Intel® 82576 Gigabit Ethernet Controller, these new adapters showcase the next evolution in GbE networking features for the enterprise network and data center. These features include support for multi-core processors and optimization for server virtualization.

Intel’s new Intel® Ethernet X520 Converged Network Adapters is the most flexible and scalable Ethernet adapter for today’s demanding data center and cloud environments.

The Intel® Ethernet X520 Converged Network Adapter family addresses the demanding needs of the next-generation data center by providing unmatched features for virtualization, flexibility for LAN and SAN networking, and proven, reliable performance.

This 10 Gigabit X520-T2 Ethernet Server Adapter showcases Intel’s third-generation standards-based 10GBASE-T adapter in a low-profile PCI Express* form factor. This new dual port adapter provides bandwidth-intensive applications highly affordable 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) network performance with cost-effective RJ-45 connections for distances up to 100 meters.

 

Product Name

Lenovo Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter by Intel (0A89423)

Performance Specifications:

  • Interfaces/Ports:
    • Host Interface:    PCI-e x4
    • Number of Ports: 2
    • Interface/Ports:   2 x RJ 45
  •   Media and performance:
    • Twisted Pair Cable standard:  Category 5e, 6
    • Network and Communication Technology: 10/100/1000Base-T

Physical Specifications:

  • Approximate height: 167.40 mm (6.59 in)
  • Approximate width:   68.10 mm (2.681)
  • Approximate depth:  17.8 mm (0.70 in)
  • Approximate weight: 115 g (0.25 lb)

Operating Environment:

  • Temperature: 0 deg to 55 deg (C) (32 deg to 131 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Warranty

1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 05 June 2012 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: June 2012 (Worldwide)
Hardware requirements
The Lenovo Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter by Intel is supported on the following ThinkServer systems:
Description
Machine Type
Models
RD530 2569 All
RD530 2570 All
RD530 2574 All
RD530 2575 All
RD630 2577 All
RD630 2579 All
RD630 2593 All
RD630 2594 All
TS430 0389 All
TS430 0390
All
TS430 0393 All
TS430 0441 All
TS130 1105 All
TS130 1106 All
Software Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003(32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2
  • Novell SLES 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Novell SLES 11 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • RHEL (RedHat Enterprise Linux®) 5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • RHEL (RedHat Enterprise Linux®) 6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • VMware vSphere (4.0)
Installation

Time: Approximately 15 minutes

Cable Orders Required

No

Packaging
  • One box (plain brown box)
    • Lenovo Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter by Intel
    • Publications group package
    • Low profile bracket
    • Software and user guide CD 
  • Single box
    • 240 mm (9.45 in)
    • 150 mm (5.9 in)
    • 55 mm (2.17 in)
    • Weight: 264g (0.58lb)
Agency approvals
  • FCC, 47CFR Part 15 Class B Digital Device
  • ICES-003: 2004 Class B
  • CE
  • VCCI Class B: 2005-04
  • BSMI
  • CTICK
  • CB
  • UL

 

Product Name

Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-T2 Server Adapter by Intel (0A89425)

Performance Specifications:

  • Interfaces/Ports:
    • Host Interface:    PCI-e x4
    • Number of Ports: 2
    • Interface/Ports:   2 x RJ 45
  •   Media and performance:
    • Twisted Pair Cable standard:  Category 5e, 6
    • Network and Communication Technology: 1000/10GBase-T

Physical Specifications:

  • Approximate height: 167.40 mm (6.59 in)
  • Approximate width:    68.10 mm (2.681)
  • Approximate depth:   17.8 mm (0.70 in)
  • Approximate weight:  270 g (0.59 lb)

Operating Environment:

  • Temperature: 0 deg to 55 deg (C) (32 deg to 131 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Warranty

1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 05 June 2012 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: June 2012 (Worldwide)
Hardware requirements
The Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-T2 Server Adapter by Intel is supported on the following ThinkServer systems:
Description
Machine Type
Models
RD530 2569 All
RD530 2570 All
RD530 2574 All
RD530 2575 All
RD630 2577 All
RD630 2579 All
RD630 2593 All
RD630 2594 All

 

Note: For the latest updates on the compatible systems, please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide.

 

Software Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003(32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2
  • Novell SLES 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Novell SLES 11 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • RHEL (RedHat Enterprise Linux®) 5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • RHEL (RedHat Enterprise Linux®) 6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • VMware ESX 3.x support
Installation

Time: Approximately 15 minutes

Cable Orders Required

No

Packaging
  • One box (plain brown box)
    • Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-T2 Server Adapter by Intel
    • Publications group package
    • Low profile bracket
    • Software and user guide CD 
  • Single box
    • 240 mm (9.45 in)
    • 150 mm (5.9 in)
    • 55 mm (2.17 in)
    • Weight: 264g (0.58lb)
Agency approvals
  • FCC, 47CFR Part 15 Class B Digital Device
  • ICES-003: 2004 Class B
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • VCCI Class B: 2005-04
  • BSMI
  • CB
  • UL
Additional product information
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  • Last Updated :17.6.2014
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