10-Gigabit network connectivity made more cost-effective with new Fiber Network Card from StarTech.com

StarTech.com’s new Fiber Network Card minimizes the expense of adding 10-Gigabit network connectivity to servers and workstations, providing a cost effective alternative to other leading brands. The new card provides an open SFP+ slot design, which is compatible with most 10GbE SFP+ transceivers, and an energy-efficient chipset that delivers peak operating efficiency.

Lockbourne, OH - March 5th, 2015 - StarTech.com has announced the release of their new PCI Express 10-Gigabit Fiber Network Card (SKU: PEX10000SFP), which enables IT professionals to add 10Gbps network connectivity to their file or application servers and high-performance workstations at a fraction of the price of similar fiber network cards. The new network adapter enters the market at a much lower price point than competitive models, providing a rich feature set and reliable 10-Gigabit network connectivity at a low cost.

“Our new fiber network card provides users with a cost-effective alternative to similar cards on the market, with remarkable speed, network flexibility and unparalleled reliability for 10G fiber optic network connectivity” said Carey Cline, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com’s Network I/O product line.

Features of StarTech.com’s new PCIe 10-Gigabit Fiber Network Card include:

  • Open SFP+ slot design, which enables users to install the SFP+ transceiver of their choice based on network requirements.
  • Energy-efficient Tehuti TN4010 chipset, which offers significantly reduced power consumption versus most comparable cards.
  • Virtualization (VMWare ESXi 5.0/5.1 and Microsoft Hyper-V) and iSCSI support.
  • Equipped with a standard profile bracket for full form-factor system installations. Also includes low-profile/half-height bracket for small form-factor system/server implementation.
  • 16K Jumbo frame support.

MSRP for StarTech.com’s PCI Express 10-Gigabit Fiber Network Card (SKU: S355BU33ERM) is $319.99 (USD) in the United States, $329.99 (CAN) in Canada, £299.99 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK. The fiber network card will be available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.

For questions about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248 or astephen@startech.com.

About StarTech.com
StarTech.com is an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, The United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

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