Napatech SmartNICs

Napatech Link-Capture™ Software Features

Platform
Intel® PAC
Napatech SmartNIC
Content Type
Feature Description
Capture Software Version
Link™ Capture Software 12.8

General description of the SmartNICs

The Napatech SmartNICs as well as the Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA running Napatech Link-Capture™ Software are intelligent SmartNICs with HW-accelerated 2 × 100 Gbit/s, 1 × 100 Gbit/s, 2 × 40 Gbit/s, 1 × 40 Gbit/s, 4 × 25/10 Gbit/s, 2 × 25/10 Gbit/s, 8 × 10 Gbit/s, 4 × 10 Gbit/s, 4 × 10/1 Gbit/s, 2 × 10/1 Gbit/s or 4 × 1 Gbit/s frame capturing, frame classification, filtering and high-precision time-stamping as the main features. This table shows available interfaces on the different HW models of the SmartNICs.

SmartNIC HW Host Interface Network Interface
NT200A02 PCIe Gen3

2 × 100 Gbit/s QSFP28

breakout to 4 × 25/10 Gbit/s SFP28/SFP+

2 × 40 Gbit/s QSFP+

2 × 25/10 Gbit/s SFP28/SFP+ (with a pluggable module adapter (PMA – see DN-0515) enabling SFP28, SFP+ and SFP modules to be plugged into a QSFP28 port)

breakout to 8 × 10 Gbit/s SFP+

2 × 10/1 Gbit/s SFP+/SFP (with a pluggable module adapter (PMA – see DN-0515) enabling SFP28, SFP+ and SFP modules to be plugged into a QSFP28 port)

NT200A01 PCIe Gen3

2 × 100 Gbit/s QSFP28

2 × 40 Gbit/s QSFP+

2 × 25/10 Gbit/s SFP28/SFP+ (with a pluggable module adapter (PMA – see DN-0515) enabling SFP28, SFP+ and SFP modules to be plugged into a QSFP28 port)

breakout to 8 × 10 Gbit/s SFP+

NT100E3-1-PTP PCIe Gen3 1 × 100 Gbit/s CFP4
NT80E3-2-PTP PCIe Gen3

2 × 40 Gbit/s QSFP+

breakout to 8 × 10 Gbit/s SFP+

Intel® PAC A10 GX PCIe Gen3

1 × 40 Gbit/s QSFP+

breakout to 4 × 10 Gbit/s SFP+

NT100A01 PCIe Gen3

4 × 25/10 Gbit/s SFP28/SFP+

4 × 10/1 Gbit/s SFP+/SFP

NT50B01 PCIe Gen3

2 × 25/10 Gbit/s SFP28/SFP+

2 × 10/1 Gbit/s SFP+/SFP

NT40A01 PCIe Gen3

4 × 10/1 Gbit/s SFP+/SFP

4 × 1 Gbit/s SFP

NT40E3-4-PTP PCIe Gen3 4 × 10/1 Gbit/s SFP+/SFP
NT20E3-2-PTP PCIe Gen3 2 × 10/1 Gbit/s SFP+/SFP
Note: NT40A01, NT40E3-4-PTP and NT20E3-2-PTP also support 100 Mbit/s FDX (full duplex) on electrical interfaces.

Illustrations

These figures show the SmartNICs.

NT200A02-SCC


NT200A02-SCC SmartNIC

NT200A02-NEBS

NT200A02-NEBS SmartNIC

NT200A01-SCC

NT200A01-SCC SmartNIC

NT200A01-NEBS

NT200A01-NEBS SmartNIC

NT100A01-SCC