Date Added: March 15, 2018

Additional Information

Criteria Version: Rev1.0 – Approval version


Level One

  • OpenPOWER Ready Products

Level Two

  • I/O Adapter

Level Three

  • Network Interface


PCI ExpressPCI Express Switch40GbEEthernet

The technology innovation of ExpEther expands the power of the PCI Express switch beyond the computer chassis via Ethernet without modification of existing hardware and software. ExpEther 40G devices delivers a compelling solution for real-time Big Data processing and other data center workload acceleration. It does so by enabling the connection of GPGPU, NVMe SSD, or FPGA-based accelerators via an Ethernet connection. Please visit the ExpEther consortium.

This Host-Bus adapter is used to connect the ExpEther40G I/O Expansion Unit (N8141-80F, N8141-81F) to a host server vi an Ethernet. Please see the material of the I/O Expansion Unit.

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OpenPOWER Ready™ is a mark used by the OpenPOWER Foundation to enable ecosystem product developers to indicate their product has been shown/demonstrated to meet a minimum set of characteristics and should be interoperable with other OpenPOWER Ready products. The mark attests that a specific component satisfies the criteria defined in a specific version of the OpenPOWER Ready Criteria Document.

OpenPOWER Ready Definition and Criteria Version 2.0
OpenPOWER Ready Definition and Criteria Version 1.0