Salient Features
• Dual and single SFP+ Connectors
• Low-Profile Standard Form Factor
• PCI Express 2.0 (up to 5GT/s)
• Intel® QuickData Technology
• VMDq, Next-Generation VMDq, and PC-SIG SR-IOV for Virtualized Environments
• Load Balancing on Multiple CPUs
• iSCSI Remote Boot Support
• Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Support
• Support for most Network Operating Systems (NOSs)
• Support both DAC Twin Axial and LC Fiber-Optic Cables
• RoHS compliant 6/6
• Network Controller Sideband Interface (NC-SI)

General • Intel® 82599 10GbE controller
• Dual SFP+ ports (AOC-STGN-i2S)
• Single SFP+ port (AOC-STGN-i1S)
• Compact size low-profile standard form factor
• PCI-E x8 2.0 (5GT/s)
• Load balancing on multiple CPUs
• iSCSI remote boot support
• Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Support
• Intel® PROSet Utility for Windows® Device Manager

I/O Features • Intel® QuickData Technology: DMA engine that enhances data acceleration and lowers CPU usage
• Direct Cache Access (DCA) to avoid cache misses
• MSI-X support to minimize the overhead of interrupts and allows load-balancing between multiple cores/CPUs
• Tx/Rx IP, SCTP, TCP and UDP checksum offloading capabilities (IPv4, IPv6)
• Receive and Transmit Side Scaling for Windows environments and Scalable I/O for Linux environments

Virtualization Features • Supports virtualization features such as VMDq,Next-generation VMDq (64 queues per port) and PC-SIG SR-IOV implementation
• IPv6 Offloading
• Advanced Packet Filtering
• VLAN support to allow creation of multiple VLAN segments
• VXLAN through Software

Manageability Features • Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE) support
• Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and Remote Network Monitoring (RMON) statistics counters
• iSCSI remote boot
• NC-SI for remote management (Only supported with Supermicro motherboards with corresponding NC-SI connectors)

OS Support • Windows Server 2012 (x64 Edition)
Windows 8 (x64 Edition and 32-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64 Edition, 64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 (x64 Edition, 64-bit, and 32-bit)
Windows 7 (x64 Edition and 32-bit)
Windows Vista (x64 Edition and 32-bit)
Windows Server 2003 (x64 Edition, 64-bit, and 32-bit)
• VMWare
• Free BSD

Cables Support • SFP+ direct attached twin axial cables, up to 7 meters
• LC-LC fiber-optic cables (optional SFP+ transceiver is required)
• NC-SI cable (comes with motherboard)

Operating Conditions • Operating temperature: 0°C to 55°C

Physical Dimensions • Card PCB dimensions:
10.16cm (4.00in) x 6.90cm (2.73in)
• Height of end brackets:
standard – 12cm (4.725in), low-profile – 7.94cm (3.13in)