200Gb/s ConnectX-6 Ethernet Single/Dual-Port Adapter IC

The 200Gb/s ConnectX-6 EN adapter IC, the newest addition to the Mellanox Smart Interconnect suite and supporting Co-Design and In-Network Compute, brings new acceleration engines for maximizing Cloud, Storage, Web 2.0, and Machine Learning,platforms.

ConnectX-6 EN supports two ports of 200Gb/s Ethernet connectivity, sub-800 nanosecond latency, and 215 million messages per second, plus block-level encryption and NVMe over Fabric offloads, providing the highest performance and most flexible solution for the most demanding applications and markets.

Machine learning relies on especially high throughput and low latency to train deep neural networks and to improve recognition and classification accuracy. As the first adapter to deliver 200Gb/s throughput, ConnectX-6 is the perfect solution to provide machine learning applications with the levels of performance and scalability that they require.

Similar to previous generations, ConnectX-6 supports the Mellanox Multi-Host™ technology. Multi-Host enables multiple hosts to be connected into a single interconnect adapter by separating the PCIe interface into multiple and independent interfaces with no performance degradation. ConnectX-6 Multi-Host technology offers up-to eight (8) fully-independent PCIe buses, lowering total cost of ownership in the data center by reducing CAPEX requirements from multiple cables, NICs, and switch ports to only one of each, and by reducing OPEX by cutting down on switch port management and overall power usage.

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