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Twin 10G SFP+

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Sonnet Twin 10G SFP+ Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter. 

Lightning-fast 10GbE over Thunderbolt 2 
Do you need a simple and cost-effective way to connect your computer to a high-speed 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) network? By offering ten times the performance of Gigabit Ethernet and more bandwidth over shared networks, and by supporting specialized applications such as using high-performance shared storage systems for editing HD video, it’s no wonder that 10 Gigabit Ethernet use has skyrocketed—the problem is that the vast majority of computers don’t include a native connection. Sonnet’s Twin 10G SFP+ 10GbE adapter is the powerfully simple solution for you to add lightning fast 10 Gigabit Ethernet network connectivity to any Mac® with Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt ports, or any Windows® PC with a Thunderbolt 2 port.

Small. Light. Quiet. 
Measuring a scant 4 inches wide by 8.25 inches long by 2.75 inches tall, the Twin 10G SFP+ 10GbE adapter is small enough to sit on most any work surface, but large enough to support adequate airflow inside the case and enable its temperature-controlled, variable-speed fan to keep the adapter running cool and whisper-quiet, and reliably at all times. Constructed of rugged and lightweight aluminum, the outer shell securely protects the inner circuitry.

Simple setup, smart performance. 
Setup is easy—connect the Twin 10G SFP+ 10GbE adapter to the host computer via the included Thunderbolt cable, download and install a driver, connect the adapter to the switch or device’s 10GbE ports via LC fiber optic cables (SFP+ transceivers and fiber optic cables sold separately), or SFP+ direct-attach copper cables (sold separately), and then configure the adapter through the OS X® Network control panel or Windows Device Manager. The second Thunderbolt 2 port supports daisy chaining, supporting the connection of up to six devices to a single port on the host computer.

This Sonnet adapter’s increased throughput performance and low host-CPU utilization are achieved with functions such as support for flow control support, 64-bit address support for systems using more than 4GB of physical memory; and stateless offloads such as TCP, UDP and IPv4 checksum offloading, enabling your computer to perform better while large files transfers or high I/O operations take place. With its dual ports, the Sonnet adapter supports transparent failover to keep your computer connected in case a single cable is disconnected or one of the ports fails, and it also supports link aggregation(1) for increased throughput!

KEY FEATURES:

  • Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt 2 Adapter.
  • Adds High-Performance 10GbE SFP+ Connectivity
    Powerfully simple way to add two 10GbE SFP+ connections to your Mac with Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt ports, or Windows PC with a Thunderbolt 2 port.
  • Connection Flexibility - Choose two short-range or two long-range SFP+ transceivers plus LC fiber optical cables (all sold separately), or two SFP+ direct-attach Twinax copper cables (sold separately) to connect the Twin 10G SFP+ 10GbE adapter to your network or storage.
  • Compact and light - Adapter is small enough to sit on most any work surface.
  • Quiet - Temperature-controlled, variable-speed fan automatically and quietly cools the card
  • Rugged Aluminium Housing - Provides robust and secure protection for any environment
  • Easy setup - Configured through OS X Network control panel or Windows Device Manager.
  • Two Thunderbolt 2 Ports - Daisy chain up to six devices to a single port on the host computer.

MODEL NUMBERS:

SON-TWIN10GSFP-TB2