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 SN5600 switches and BlueField-3 SuperNICs, is the world’s first Ethernet fabric built for AI, accelerating generative AI performance.

NVIDIA Supercharges Ethernet Networking for Generative AI

Spectrum-X Adopted by Cloud Service Providers, GPU Cloud Providers, and Enterprises; Broad System-Maker Support Extends NVIDIA Networking’s Reach to Every Market

NVIDIA SN5600 Spectrum Ethernet Switch

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 NVIDIA Cumulus® Linux, NVIDIA Pure SONiC, 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, 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 Ethernet SuperNICs


NVIDIA Ethernet SuperNICs deliver powerful networking capabilities for AI factories and cloud data centers. Designed for network-intensive, massively parallel computing, these SuperNICs accelerate GPU-to-GPU communication, ensuring high-bandwidth, low-latency data transfers and enhancing AI performance and scalability. Integrated with NVIDIA Spectrum-X, they form a critical component of modern AI infrastructure, driving unprecedented efficiency and speed in AI applications.

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.

The Spectrum-X Networking Platform Now Available From These Partners

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise


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