The Broadcom® 57810 Dual-Port Converged Network Adapter from Dell™ is responsible for connecting your desktop and server to your network. It leverages Broadcom's long-standing industry leadership in Ethernet, providing the highest level of performance, efficiency, and scalability for the enterprise data center. For more effective utilization of the 10GbE bandwidth, the Broadcom 57810-based CNA offers Switch Independent Partitioning which enables segmentation of each 10GbE port into four virtual ports, with flexible allocation of bandwidth to each port. This allows IT organizations to improve resource utilization while lowering infrastructure and operational costs. Virtualization, cloud computing, High-Performance Computing (HPC), convergence, and clustering initiatives are increasing workload demands.
The Broadcom 57810-based CNA is the solution of choice for workload-intensive computing environments, providing a reliable, high-performance 10GbE connectivity solution. It increases network flexibility, scalability, and capacity with Switch Independent Partitioning, segmenting 10GbE ports and reallocating their bandwidth and resources to address application's performance requirements. This product has been tested and validated on Dell systems. It is supported by Dell Technical Support when used with a Dell system.