This white paper discusses network segmentation as a quick and cost-effective means of boosting network performance in any business, from rapidly growing start-ups to expanding multinational corporations. The role of Intel® Server Adapters is also discussed, both as a tool for implementing segmentation and as a means for enhancing reliability and server efficiency. Other topics include the use of multi-port adapters to conserve server slots and the benefits of on-board adapter processing to free server resources.