2021 Server Leaders: SmartNICs

SmartNICs are software-defined, ASIC or FPGA-based, NICs that offloaded services such as virtual switching (OVS), storage, data and network encryption (IPSEC/SSL), and more.

Intel Recognized by IT Pros as the Overall Brand Leader in SmartNICs

The halo of the Intel processor brand shines brightly over their SmartNIC brand. IT pros voted for Intel across the board at a rate of almost 3:1 over second place Mellanox.

Market Leader: Intel

Price Leader: Intel

Performance Leader: Intel

Reliability Leader: Intel

Innovation Leader: Intel

Service & Support Leader: Intel