Ethernet Controllers and Adapters

Broadcom is a leading supplier of Ethernet controllers to the computer industry's leading PC OEMs and add-in card manufacturers, and we offer converged network interface controllers (C-NICs) for LAN on motherboard (LOM) applications as well as field-proven Ethernet controllers that consistently outperform competitive solutions. Broadcom NetXtreme™ and NetXtreme II C-NICs integrate the media access controller (MAC) and transceiver into a single-chip solution, and include support for the industry standard PCI, PCI-X and PCI-Express local bus interfaces for improved throughput.

Broadcom Ethernet controllers can be found in variety of products for the enterprise, data center, home and small business. All Broadcom NetXtreme adapters and NetXtreme II controllers come with an advanced suite of software supporting a variety of operating systems.