Sonnet Technologies (Irvine, CA) has launched its Solo10G PCIe Card as the latest product in the company’s line of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) solutions. The Solo10G card adds 10GbE network connectivity to any Mac, Windows, or Linux computer with PCI Express (PCIe) slots, and to Mac and Windows computers with Thunderbolt ports when the card is installed in a Thunderbolt to PCI Express card expansion chassis.
Per the company, "The Sonnet adapter card enables users to easily connect their computers via copper cables to high-speed network infrastructure and storage systems using the 10GbE standard, while its performance, wide compatibility, and simple setup make it ideal for use in a variety of workflows and environments. The Solo10G PCIe Card is equipped with a single RJ45 port, enabling 10Gb Ethernet connectivity via inexpensive Cat 6 or Cat 6a copper cabling at distances of up to 55 or 100 meters, respectively. The Sonnet adapter card also supports NBASE-T technology, a recent Ethernet standard that enables 2.5Gbps and 5Gbps speeds on existing Cat 5e (and better) cabling at distances of up to 100 meters. This capability enables organizations with older infrastructure to simply update to multi-gigabit Ethernet switches and to use Sonnet’s Solo10G PCIe Card to boost network transmission speeds up to 500 percent without the need to rewire."
“We are committed to bringing 10Gb Ethernet connectivity to market at the lowest possible price while maintaining our high standards for quality and performance,” says Robert Farnsworth, CEO of Sonnet Technologies. “Like our just-released Solo10G Thunderbolt 3 Edition adapter, the Solo10G PCIe Card offers Mac, Windows, and Linux users an affordable and powerfully simple solution for adding blazing-fast 10GBASE-T 10GbE network connectivity to bring their computers up to speed.”
The Solo10G PCIe Card (part number G10E-1X-E3) will be available June 19 at a suggested retail price of $99. More information on the product is available at http://www.sonnettech.com/product/solo10g-pcie-card.html.