Lenovo Emulex VFA5 Adapter Family for System
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Product Information for Lenovo Emulex VFA5 Adapter Family for System

Highlights for Lenovo Emulex VFA5 Adapter Family for System

  • Device Type: Network adapter
  • Form Factor: Plug-in card
  • Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps

The Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter 5 (VFA5) for IBM System x delivers performance enhancements and features that maximize the return on server and storage investments. The Emulex VFA5 delivers a set of powerful features and capabilities that are designed for the virtualized enterprise environment, multi-tenant and single-tenant cloud environments, I/O intensive environments, and converged infrastructure environments.


  • Device Type:  Network adapter
  • Form Factor:  Plug-in card
  • Interface (Bus) Type:  PCI Express 3.0 x8
  • Ports:  10 Gigabit SFP+ x 2
  • Connectivity Technology:  Wired
  • Data Link Protocol:  10 GigE
  • Data Transfer Rate:  10 Gbps
  • Network / Transport Protocol:  TCP/IP, UDP/IP
  • Features:  VLAN support, traffic shaping, priority-based flow control, Quality of Service (QoS), Jumbo Frames support, Large Send Offload (LSO), Receive Side Scaling (RSS), checksum offload support, Extended Message-Signaled Interrupts (MSI-X)
  • Compliant Standards:  IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.3p, IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP), IEEE 802.1Qbb, IEEE 802.1Qaz, IEEE 802.1Qbg, IEEE 1588v2
  • Interfaces:  2 - SFP+
  • Power Consumption Operational:  14.4 Watt
  • Width:  0.7 in
  • Depth:  6.6 in
  • Height:  2.7 in
  • Min Operating Temperature:  32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature:  131 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating:  5 - 95% (non-condensing)