QNAP® Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the QXG-2G1T-I225 PCIe network card. Providing single-port 2.5GBASE-T connectivity that supports 2.5G, 1G, 100Mbps and 10Mbps network speeds, the QXG-2G1T-I225 is a PCIe 2.0 x1 card that can be installed in a QNAP NAS or a Windows®/Linux® PC. Existing CAT 5e cables can be used with the QXG-2G1T-I225 to provide an immediate upgrade to 2.5GbE networking. The QXG-2G1T-I225 also supports Windows Server 2019 and provides efficient server management with support for Intel Teaming (Link aggregation), PXE, Intel AMT, Wake on LAN, and VLAN.
“The QXG-2G1T-I225 represents QNAP’s commitment to providing affordable 2.5GbE solutions. By using existing CAT 5e cables, users can immediately benefit from 2.5GbE by pairing their QXG-2G1T-I225 with a 2.5GbE switch and NAS.” said Stanley Huang, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “2.5GbE provides immediate benefits to both home and business users across a wide range of applications – including gaming, multimedia, virtualization, backup, and general everyday usage. QNAP’s 2.5GbE solutions represent the easiest and most wallet-friendly way to adopt high-speed networking.”
QNAP is committed to providing users with the ability to upgrade their networks to meet modern high-speed demands. In the near future, QNAP will launch additional 2.5GbE network cards including the dual-port QXG-2G2T-I225 (PCIe Gen 2.0 x2) card and the quad-port QXG-2G4T-I225 (PCIe Gen 2.0 x4) card.
Supported operating systems
QTS 4.4.2 or later (recommend an upgrade to the latest version); Windows 10 (1809 or later); Linux Stable Kernel 4.20/5.x；Windows Server 2019 (Driver required)
About QNAP Systems, Inc.
QNAP, named from Quality Network Appliance Provider, is devoted to providing comprehensive solutions from software development, hardware design to in-house manufacturing. Focusing on storage, networking and smart video innovations, we strive to build a technology ecosystem upon subscription-based software and diversified service channels. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than a simple storage and has created a cloud-based networking infrastructure for users to host and develop artificial intelligence analysis, edge computing and data integration on their QNAP solutions.