The NVIDIA Spectrum
Ethernet Platform

Explore innovative, efficient Ethernet solutions for accelerated AI and cloud.

Complete Ethernet Solutions, From Host to Switch

With NVIDIA Spectrum™, experience industry-leading Ethernet performance, availability, and ease of use across a wide range of applications—including cloud computing, data storage, AI, and more. NVIDIA Spectrum Ethernet is an end-to-end platform that includes Spectrum switches, ConnectX® NICs, BlueField® DPUs and SuperNICs, LinkX® cables, and networking software.  

The new NVIDIA Spectrum-X networking platform, featuring Spectrum-4 switches and BlueField-3 SuperNICs, is the world’s first Ethernet fabric built for AI, accelerating generative AI performance.

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NVIDIA Spectrum Ethernet switch family leaf and spine switches

Spectrum Switch Systems

The NVIDIA Spectrum Ethernet switch family includes a comprehensive switch and software portfolio spanning 1GbE to 800GbE. NVIDIA Spectrum switches are ideal for both building AI fabrics connecting NVIDIA GPUs and connecting end-to-end cloud data center networks. Combining Spectrum switches with the NVIDIA Cumulus® Linux, NVIDIA Pure SONiC as well as the NVIDIA NetQ validation toolset and NVIDIA Air simulation platform, delivers the performance and features that every data center needs.

NVIDIA BlueField programmable data processing units (DPUs)

BlueField DPUs

The NVIDIA BlueField DPU ignites unprecedented innovation for modern data centers, delivering a broad range of advanced networking, storage, and security services for complex compute and AI workloads, virtual machines (VMs), containers, and bare-metal servers in enterprise and cloud. By combining the industry-leading NVIDIA ConnectX® network adapter with an array of Arm® cores, BlueField offers purpose-built hardware acceleration engines with full programmability through NVIDIA DOCA™.

NVIDIA BlueField-3 SuperNIC

BlueField SuperNICs

The NVIDIA BlueField-3 SuperNIC is a novel class of network accelerators based on the BlueField-3 networking platform, purpose-built for supercharging hyperscale AI workloads. Designed for network-intensive, massively parallel computing, the BlueField-3 SuperNIC provides up to 400Gb/s RoCE network connectivity between GPU servers, optimizing peak AI workload efficiency. Ushering in a new era of AI cloud computing, the BlueField-3 SuperNIC enables secure, multi-tenant data center environments while ensuring deterministic and isolated performance between tenant jobs.

Data center NVIDIA ConnectX NICs

ConnectX NICs

The industry-leading NVIDIA ConnectX family of intelligent network adapters offers the broadest and most advanced hardware acceleration engines. Running any workload at any scale, ConnectX enables the highest ROI and lowest TCO for cloud data centers, enterprise environments, and SDN and network functions virtualization (NFV) for telecommunications companies.

NVIDIA LinkX cables and transceivers in data center

LinkX Ethernet Cables and Transceivers

NVIDIA LinkX® cables and transceivers are designed to maximize the performance of high-performance computing networks, delivering high bandwidth, low latency, and highly reliable connections between Ethernet elements.

Ethernet-Enhanced Capabilities

NVIDIA Spectrum-X Networking Platform

The Spectrum-X Networking Platform, featuring Spectrum-4 switches and BlueField-3 SuperNICs, is the world’s first Ethernet fabric built for AI, accelerating generative AI network performance by 1.6X over traditional Ethernet fabrics.

Industry-Leading RoCE Performance

NVIDIA Spectrum Ethernet switches, NICs, SuperNICs and DPUs provide best-in-class, enterprise-grade RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) acceleration, which delivers unmatched throughput and low-latency connectivity for scale-out, distributed applications.

NVIDIA DOCA Software Framework

The NVIDIA DOCA software development kit enables developers to rapidly create applications and services on top of NVIDIA BlueField DPUs, leveraging industry-standard APIs.

Zero-Trust Protection

From platform security to accelerated crypto and distributed firewalls, NVIDIA BlueField SuperNICs and DPUs provide software-defined, hardware-accelerated security engines for zero-trust protection across every layer of the stack.


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