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LiquidIO® II Smart NICs

Market Leading Smart NICs with Network and Security Acceleration for Cloud Data Center workloads

LiquidIO® II Smart NICs

Cavium’s second-generation 10G/25GbE Adapter family enables data centers to rapidly deploy high-performance SDN applications for both installed and new infrastructure while clearly enhancing server utilization, response times and network agility. This product family, in a standard, server-compliant half-height PCI Express form-factor, provides a proven, high-performance, general-purpose programmable adapter platform that enables cloud service providers to offload any functionality in the data center.

Cavium’s LiquidIO® Smart NICs family provides full OVS offload as well as VXLAN/NVGRE/GENEVE offload, Open Flow, IPsec/SSL offload, QoS, and metering. 

The LiquidIO® Smart NICs family includes 25GbE and 10GbE adapters with 10GBASE-T SFP/SFP28 optical or direct attach copper (DAC) connections that provide the best-in-class performance and key features for hyperscale, telco, and enterprise/private data centers.

Product Information

Part Number Configuration Compute Cycle PCIe connector
CN2350-210SVPT-G Dual Port 10G Base-T cnMIPS 12 Cores @ 1.2GHz x8
CN2360-210SVPT-G Dual Port 10G Base-T cnMIPS 16 Cores @ 1.5GHz x8
CN2350-210SVPN-G Dual Port SFP+ 10GbE cnMIPS 12 Cores @ 1.2GHz x8
CN2360-210SVPN-G Dual Port SFP+ 10GbE cnMIPS 16 Cores @ 1.5GHz x8
CN2350-225SVPN-G   Dual Port SFP28 25GbE cnMIPS 12 Cores @ 1.2GHz x8
CN2360-225SVPN-G   Dual Port SFP28 25GbE cnMIPS 16 Cores @ 1.5GHz x8
Product Literature
LiquidIO II 10/25G Smart NICs Family Product Brief

Industry's Leading Smart NICss with Intelligent Network and Security Acceleration

LiquidIO II 10GBASE-T Smart NICs Family Product Brief

Industry's Leading Smart NICss with Intelligent Network and Security Acceleration

10GBASE-T: The 10GbE Enabler

Overview on the benefits of transitioning to 10GBASE-T connectivity for server attach.

HPE ProLiant 10GbE Flexible Network Adapters

Enabled by NetXtreme II Controller Family.

HPE QLogic Series Product Portfolio - US Letter | A4

QLogic has the broadest portfolio of HPE products. Information our entire line of HPE-branded adapters, switches, routers and software can be found here.

HPE QLogic Adapter Support Interactive Matrix

This interactive tool cross references HPE-branded QLogic adapters with HPE servers, HPE storage, and OSs.

LiquidIO®II IPsec for Data Center Security

Secure Data Center Traffic with High Performance Security Adapter with Data Encryption and Data Privacy while reducing TCO

LiquidIO® IPsec Software Architecture

Optimizing server hardware utilization by offloading compute intensive security data processing to LiquidIO Smart NIC adapters

LiquidIO® OVS Software Architecture

LiquidIO® Smart NICs from Cavium™ accelerate complex packet processing and preserve CPU cycles, allowing data centers to deploy more VMs on the server.