Marvell Introduces FastLinQ® 41000 Family 10/25/40/50GbE NICs with Universal RDMA
Because the network adapter (NIC) needs to know where to place data in memory, the network protocol must explicitly support RDMA. The first such protocol to achieve widespread adoption was InfiniBand, which was designed around RDMA from the beginning.
Marvell® is one of the leaders driving the RDMA ecosystem with the goal of extending the reach RDMA technologies beyond the server and across the network to access remote storage. Marvell FastLinQ Series 10/25/40/50/100GbE adapters support Universal RDMA (RoCE, RoCEv2 and iWARP) and deliver the ultimate choice to customers.
With its FastLinQ® 41000/45000 NICs, Marvell has taken the unique approach of handling both RoCE and iWARP. By delivering a protocol-agnostic design, Marvell FastLinQ technology delivers the following benefits: