The Intel Gigabit ET Multi-Port Server Adapter is Intel's third generation of PCIe GbE network adapters. Built with the Intel 82576 Gigabit Ethernet Controller, this adapter showcases the next evolution in GbE networking features for the enterprise network and data center. These features include support for multi-core processors and optimization for server virtualization.The Intel Gigabit ET Multi-Port Server Adapter showcases the latest virtualization technology called Intel virtualization technology for Connectivity (Intel VT for Connectivity). Intel VT for Connectivity is a suite of hardware assists that improve overall system performance by lowering the I/O overhead in a virtualized environment. Intel Ethernet - it just works!