Dual- and Single-Port 10 Gigabit SFP+ Ethernet Converged Network Adapters are provided with Intel PCI Express X8 interface. These are the most flexible and scalable Ethernet adapters made to complement data center environments of present times. The Intel PCI Express X8 provides support for Fiber Channel over Ethernet, for iCSI and security optimizations. The network adapter Intel PCI Express X8 delivers data transfer rate of 10Gbps. The Intel PCI Express X8 network adapter complies with industrial standards such as IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1ae, IEEE 802.1as. The SFP x 2 slots of Intel PCI Express X8 network adapter enables these networking solution to upgrade the networks to GbE connectivity.