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