The Intel® Ethernet 40GBASE-SR4 QSFP+ Optics are available for customers who would like to deploy Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters with a QSFP+ SR optic. Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapters with QSFP+ connectivity deliver proven, reliable solutions for deployments of high density Ethernet for unified 10GbE and 40GbE network connections. Customers can move efficiently to 40GbE for high bandwidth application requirements such as content distribution, high-end virtualization using multiple CPUs, network appliances, and Applications Delivery Controllers (ACD) used for content caching, load balancing, and compression. To ensure maximum flexibility, Intel supports the ability to use any combination of Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Optic, Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cable, or Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cable. This enables customers to create the configuration that best meets the needs of their data center environment, while ensuring compatibility between adapter and accessories.