Network virtualization: VXLAN & NVGRE

The ASUS MCI-10G/X550-2T network mezzanine card supports detection and off-loading of VXLAN and NVGRE tunneling packet formats. It also provides transmit and receive checksum off-load on both the inner and outer IP headers on the TCP header.

Cost-effective 10GBase-T solution

The ASUS MCI-10G/X550-2T network mezzanine card provides a cost-effective 10GBase-T solution that enables 10 Gigabit Ethernet operations over twisted-pair copper cabling and supports cable lengths of up to 100 meters, offering great flexibility for network design. With cost-effective RJ-45 connectivity, MCI-10G/X550-2T provides more affordable 10 Gigabit Ethernet performance. It also provides backwards compatibility, allowing most users to simplify migration to 10 Gigabit Ethernet.