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Supermicro Advanced I/O Module (AIOM) 2-port 25Gb Network Adapter

Supermicro® Advanced I/O Modules (AIOM) are the latest form factor designed to provide a wide range of networking options as well as other I/O technologies. The AOC-A25G-m2SM is one of the most feature rich and low power consumption 25GbE controllers in the market. Based on the Mellanox ConnectX-6 Lx controller with features such as VXLAN, NVGRE, RDMA, and others, it provides unparalleled density, performance, and functionality. The Supermicro® AOC-A25G-m2SM is the most versatile 25GbE controller in the market with the best total cost of ownership for 25GbE deployments in cloud, telco, and enterprise data centers.


To order, contact your distributor. This product is only available through Supermicro.
Key Features
  • Advanced I/O Module (AIOM) Form Factor
  • Mellanox ConnectX-6 Lx 25GbE controller
  • Support for 25GbE and 10GbE Speed
  • Dual SFP28 connectors
  • RDMA over Converged Ethernet
  • VXLAN, NVGRE and Geneve
  • Asset Management Features with thermal sensor
  • Network Controller Sideband Interface (NC-SI) for Remote Management
User's Guide [ Download ]
Datasheet [ Download ]
Driver Choose the latest CDR-NIC folder, and then click on Mellanox folder for driver [ Download ]
Driver CD Click on the latest CDR-NIC ISO file to download [ Download ]

  • General:
    • Advanced I/O Module (AIOM) Form Factor
    • Mellanox ConnectX-6 Lx 25GbE controller
    • Dual SFP28 ports

  • Storage Accelerations:
    • NVMe over Fabric offloads for target
    • Storage protocols: iSER, NFSoRDMA,
    • SMB Direct, NVMe-oF, and more

  • RDMA over Converged Ethernet:
    • RoCE v1/v2
    • Zero-Touch RoCE: no ECN, no PFC
    • RoCE over overlay networks
    • IPsec over RoCE
    • Selective repeat
    • GPUDirect®
    • Dynamically Connected Transport (DCT)
    • Burst buffer offload

  • Management and Control:
    • SMBus 2.0
    • Network Controller Sideband Interface (NC-SI)
    • NC-SI, MCTP over SMBus and MCTP over PCIe - Baseboard Management Controller interface
    • PLDM for Monitor and Control DSP0248
    • PLDM for Firmware Update DSP026

  • Remote Boot:
    • Remote boot over Ethernet
    • Remote boot over iSCSI
    • UEFI support for x86 and Arm servers
    • PXE boot

  • Standards:
    • IEEE 802.3ae 10 Gigabit Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3by 25G supporting all FEC modes
    • IEEE 802.3ad, 802.1AX Link Aggregation
    • IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (supports only “Fast-Wake” mode)
    • IEEE 802.3ap based auto-negotiation and KR startup
    • IEEE 802.1Q, 802.1P VLAN tags and priority
    • IEEE 802.1Qaz (ETS)
    • IEEE 802.1Qbb (PFC)
    • IEEE 802.1Qbg
    • IEEE 1588v2
    • IEEE 1149.1 and IEEE 1149.6 JTAG
    • PCI-E 3.0 and 4.0

  • Power Consumption:
    • Maximum: 15W

  • Operating Conditions:
    • Storage temperature: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
    • Storage humidity: 90% non-condensing relative humidity at 35°C

  • Physical Dimensions:
    • Card PCB dimensions: 76mm x 115mm (W x D)

Please note that this product is sold only as part of an integrated solution with Supermicro server systems.

Available SKUs
SKU Bracket Included Description
AOC-A25G-m2SM BKT-0166L 2-port 25 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with a 0.5U height bracket.

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