While home networking is moving slowly forward in the march towards 10GBase-T, having high speed access in the enterprise arena can be a specific requirement for a mission critical application. The most common way to add 10GbE capabilities are through add-in cards, or buying motherboards with them on board. The higher specification the motherboard (dual socket or more, many $$$$), the more likely this capability is to be added. For comparison, a PCIe card with 10GBase-T can cost $400+, so adding this to a motherboard requires that high end specification. GIGABYTE Server (a subdivision of GIGABYTE) emailed us today regarding the release of their GA-6PXSVT single socket LGA2011 motherboard that implements a single SFP+ 10GbE port on the rear panel. By...

Netgear ReadyNAS 716 Review: 10GBase-T in a Desktop NAS

Netgear launched the 6-bay ReadyNAS 716 10-GbE desktop NAS in November. To our knowledge, this is the first off-the-shelf NAS in a desktop tower form factor to come with...

25 by Ganesh T S on 1/1/2014

QNAP Partners with ZyXEL for Affordable 10G NAS Solutions

Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) and datacenter operators are minimizing the footprints of their computing equipment using virtualization. Heavily virtualized environments require a good network backend (efficient IP-SANs...

15 by Ganesh T S on 8/15/2013

10G Ethernet: More Than a Big Pipe

If you are looking to improve your virtualized datacenter, 10Gb Ethernet really deserves your attention. It delivers more than twice as much bandwidth as quad-port gigabit, lower latency, lower...

38 by Johan De Gelas on 11/24/2010

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