2019 Servers Leaders: SmartNICs
SmartNICs are softwared-defined, ASIC or FPGA-based, NICs that offloaded services such as virtual switching (OVS), storage, data and network encryption (IPSEC/SSL), and more.
In the new survey category for network accelerators, IT Pros voted for Intel as Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Innovation, and Service and Support Leader. Second and third place votes for Market leader went to Mellanox and BittWare.
Market Leader: Intel
Price Leader: Intel
Performance Leader: Intel
Reliability Leader: Intel
Innovation Leader: Intel
Service & Support Leader: Intel