LANCOM Systems has evolved with the needs of the market to become a solution provider combining hardware business with future-oriented topics such as software-defined networking. Apart from being “Made in Germany”, the core factors of success for LANCOM are primarily the elements of security, reliability, and sustainability.

  • 2021

    Uwe Neumeier joins the management board

    On January 1, 2021, Uwe Neumeier was appointed to the management board alongside LANCOM founder and managing director Ralf Koenzen.

    Two-time leader in the PUR awards

    In the Professional User Rating survey, LANCOM is the first manufacturer ever to be crowned VPN Champion for the fifth time in a row. Also in the area of Network Management, consistently top ratings were attained. Leading positions were achieved all around.

    Top-rated business provider

    At the Channel Excellence Awards 2021, LANCOM took second place in the Network category, making it the best-rated provider with a primary focus on business. The Preferred Vendor award was also achieved in the Security category.

  • 2020

    First Wi-Fi 6 access points

    LANCOM heralds a new era of Wi-Fi with two high-performance Wi-Fi 6 access points. The LX-6400 and LX-6402 enter the market with optional cloud management.

    Champion once again at PUR-Awards

    For the fourth time in row, LANCOM is announced VPN champion in the user survey “Professional User Rating (PUR)”. Moreover, the LANCOM Management Cloud also wins the champion title in the category "network management" at the IT-Operation awards.

    Silver at eGovernment Computing Award

    LANCOM wins at the eGovernment Computing Award 2020, receiving silver in the category "Cloud and IT Infrastructure".

  • 2019

    Integration of the firewall division of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

    Lancom lays the foundation of its new security business unit. This involves the creation of a new company site in Hamburg.

    LANCOM is VPN Champion for the fourth time in a row

    In the latest "Professional User Rating Security Solutions” survey LANCOM has again secured the “Champion” award in Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions for the fourth time in a row.

    One of the largest SD-WANs in Europe

    Together with the Dusseldorf-based ICT company ecotel, LANCOM is implementing one of the largest SD-WAN projects in Europe. A major customer is being supplied with secure networking of nearly 8,800 locations across Germany based on a virtual private network (VPN) of the next generation.

  • 2018

    Setting course for even stronger growth

    LANCOM becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the German technology group Rohde & Schwarz, headquartered in Munich.

    Competitive advantage through wireless patent

    LANCOM receives a European patent for the integration of Wi-Fi, wireless ePaper and beacons into a single platform, thus securing important competitive advantages.

  • 2017

    Award for LANCOM

    LANCOM Systems wins prestigious company awards: Deloitte Fast 50 “Sustained Excellence Award” for sustainable, outstanding growth and the #DWNRW Award in the “Corporation” category as a driver of digital transformation.

    Worldwide first: Virtual VPN-Router

    Virtual VPN router for versatile WLAN connections in conventional networks and the cloud

    New development site.

    LANCOM opens new development site in Karlsruhe.

  • 2016

    LANCOM wins Rohde & Schwarz as strategic partner

    Münchner Elektronikkonzern beteiligt sich an LANCOM Systems

    World innovation: LANCOM Management Cloud

    LANCOM introduces network management in the cloud.

  • 2015

    Sustained Excellence Award

    Deloitte Deutschland awards the Sustained Excellence Award 2015 to LANCOM Systems for the first time.

    Top retail product

    The LANCOM E-series is awarded Gold by Business Handel as “Top Retail Product”.

  • 2014

    Entrepreneur of the year

    Ralf Koenzen is named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014. In the same year, the company achieved a new sales record with EUR 43 million.

    Worldwide first

    LANCOM introduces the first WLAN access points featuring integrated Wireless ePaper Display and iBeacon technologies.

    CeBIT 2014

    Repeat visit from German Chancellor Dr. Merkel to the LANCOM booth at CeBIT. She found out about the high-security product range from LANCOM.

  • 2013

    LANCOM CC Router

    The BSI (German Federal Office for Information Security) certified LANCOM CC routers with CC EAL 4+, the highest possible certification for commercial router products.

  • 2012


    LANCOM expands its management board. Stefan Herrlich assumes the responsibility for the Sales Department.

  • 2010


    German Chancellor Merkel visits LANCOM for the first time at CeBIT: Her interest was awakened by the topic of broadband expansion with outdoor WLAN from LANCOM

  • 2008

    Worldwide first

    First 802.11n outdoor access points and first business VPN routers with 3G/ADSL2+ and integrated anti-theft protection.

  • 2007

    Worldwide first

    First WLAN controllers (LANCOM WLC-4025 and WLC-4000).

  • 2004

    Technology pioneer

    LANCOM is the first European manufacturer with extended WLAN security (IEEE 802.11i, LEPS).

  • 2003

    108 MBit/s-Rekord

    First European manufacturer of certified WLAN products with up to 108 Mbps.

    Worldwide first

    First simultaneous dual-band high-end WLAN access point with 54 Mbps for the standards IEEE 802.11 a,g,b

  • 2002

    Worldwide first

    First access point with integrated VPN.

    The beginning

    Ralf Koenzen founded today's LANCOM Systems GmbH as a management buyout of the former ELSA AG. With a ten-person start-up crew, the young company from Würselen continued the products and brands of the "Communication Systems" department of the former ELSA AG. Since then, LANCOM Systems has been writing its very own success story.

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