Technology Overview

Driving convergence through standards-based solutions

The strong technical collaboration of Cisco and Intel brings together industry-leading products, built on open standards and defined migration paths.


Intel software lets you combine multiple adapters with other network connections to set up redundant links for increased server reliability. This also helps shape network traffic flow for increased bandwidth.


Intel® PRO Gigabit Server Adapters are fully integrated with your existing network connections, while feature-rich security solutions from Cisco Systems® unify with your existing network technologies, helping enable networks to be self-defending, resilient, adaptable, and self-healing.


10GbE from the datacenter to the wiring closet

Meet your increasing bandwidth requirements and aggregate growth of applications with 10 Gigabit Ethernet. Important technology advances and significant price and performance improvements have enabled 10 Gigabit Ethernet to be deployed today, not only in data centers but also throughout campus networks.


Gigabit and Power Over Ethernet (PoE) to the desktop

Extend Gigabit Ethernet performance and Power over Ethernet (PoE) support to the desktop with Cisco® Catalyst® Series Switches. Boost desktop performance, enhance desktop management, and provide flexible connectivity for your legacy PCs with Intel® PRO Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Adapters.

Taking the Alliance to a new level

With two new technology collaborations, Cisco and Intel are taking their strategic alliance to a new level.

Find the right adapter for your network

Find a range of suitable Intel® PRO Network Adapters for varied network and system types.



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