Ethernet Network Interface Cards
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HP UNIX servers lead the industry in networking performance. HP provides a suite of networking interface cards that fully support the IEEE Ethernet standards. These high-performance, standards-based, scalable network links allow customers to move large amounts of data quickly, while leveraging their existing investments in ethernet technology and management.

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HP offers a comprehensive, high performance set of Ethernet interfaces tuned for maximum performance and manageability:
  • Gigabit over copper (CAT 5 UTP)
    AB545A PCI-X 4-port 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet adapter
    A7012A PCI-X 2-port 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet adapter
    AD337A PCIe 2-port 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet adapter
    AD339A PCIe 4-port 1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet adapter
    AD331A PCI/PCI-X 1-port 1000Base-T adapter
  • Gigabit over fiber
    A7011A PCI-X 2-port 1000Base-SX Gigabit Ethernet adapter
    AD338A PCIe 2-port 1000Base-SX Gigabit Ethernet adapter
    AD332A PCI/PCI-X 1-port 1000Base-SX adapter


  • Bandwidth to effectively move media-rich video, data center traffic, and internet applications across demanding networking environments
  • Seamless integration into existing Ethernet environments, including existing copper wire (CAT 5) infrastructures
  • Easy installation, configuration, and management
  • Auto-sensing to 10, 100, and 1000Base-T speeds
  • Multi-port cards for high connectivity save valuable PCI slots
  • HP-UX VLAN (virtual LAN) support allows network segmentation, isolates traffic while preserving bandwidth
  • HP mc/serviceguard and HP Auto-Port Aggregation (APA) support for high availability
  • TCP/IP checksum offload, byte swapping, host data copy offload
  • PCI/PCI-X/PCIe versions of cards with 4, 2, and 1 ports versions
  • Full HP support--one stop shopping and service