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.

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“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.

QNAP network cards can be purchased from the QNAP Accessories Store. For more product information and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.

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)