VMware to certify Chelsio 10Gb Ethernet NICs in new VI3.5

Quoting from the Chelsio Communications official announcement:

Chelsio Communications Inc., a provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet unified wire solutions, today announced full support of VMware ESX Server 3.5 across its 3rd generation 10GbE T3 adapter product line. This effort as a VMware Community Source program member allows Chelsio to deliver the next level of high-performance Ethernet solutions to VMware Infrastructure users.

As a VMware Community Source program member, Chelsio has expanded its VMware relationship by validating enhancements to VMware ESX Server 3.5 and optimizing Chelsio T3 Adapters for VMware Infrastructure environments. Chelsio is also collaborating with VMware to certify its drivers.

Chelsio’s adapters are powered by its T3 ASIC technology, designed for virtualization at the silicon level and enabling line rate performance for transmit and receive for VMware ESX 3.5. Chelsio’s cut-through T3 architecture delivers a high volume of transactions per second, in excess of 16 million packets per second…