Overview: Intel® Ethernet SFP28 Optics are available for customers who would like to deploy Intel® Ethernet Network Adapters with an SFP28 optic. The Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710 with SFP28 connectivity delivers a proven, reliable solution for deployments of high density Ethernet.
The Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710 supports SFP28 connectors enabling customers to have network connections via either direct attach Twinax* copper cables, or SR and LR optical modules. The Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710 has all the server and network virtualization capabilities of the Intel® Ethernet Adapter 700 series but at 25 GbE speed. With 25 GbE backward compatibility to 10 GbE, it provides a natural upgrade migration path for those customers who need more bandwidth.
Intel supports the ability to use Intel® Ethernet SFP28 Optics, Intel® Ethernet SFP28 Twinaxial Cables, or Intel® Ethernet QSFP28-to-SFP28 Twinaxial Breakout Cables. This helps customers create the configuration that best meets the needs of their data center environment, while ensuring compatibility.