LANCOM Systems

2002 Foundation.
20 years young.

Secure IT networks made in Germany

When LANCOM was founded in 2002, it was the start of a major task: A contrast to the dominance of American and Asian network manufacturers. This challenge applies today more than ever. IT networks Made-In-Germany.

Digital sovereignty and appreciation make the difference. Creating a trustworthy and secure IT infrastructure with competent partners at eye level.

LANCOM Systems develops secure and reliable solutions consisting of software, hardware, and (cloud-based) services for the Digital (Business) Transformation. Together with our system house partners, consultants, and end customers, we build the superior IT security and network environment for the tasks (or challenges) of tomorrow.

2021

Usability award

This year LANCOM took overall victory in the independent user survey "Professional User Rating Security Solutions (PUR-S)". This means that LANCOM not only secured the title of champion for the fifth time in a row, but also managed by far one of the few places at the top of the…

Usability award

This year LANCOM took overall victory in the independent user survey "Professional User Rating Security Solutions (PUR-S)". This means that LANCOM not only secured the title of champion for the fifth time in a row, but also managed by far one of the few places at the top of the results diamond. In addition, LANCOM get the second placement in the "Champions" field in the PUR IT-Ops user survey in a row.

2019

Acquisition of the firewall division

LANCOM lays the foundation stone for its new Security division. This creates a new LANCOM site in Hamburg. Triple win: LANCOM once again VPN Champion. In the Professional User Rating Security Solutions user survey, LANCOM once again secures the title of…

Acquisition of the firewall division

LANCOM lays the foundation stone for its new Security division. This creates a new LANCOM site in Hamburg. Triple win: LANCOM once again VPN Champion. In the Professional User Rating Security Solutions user survey, LANCOM once again secures the title of "Champion"-for the third time in a row. One of the largest SD-WANs in Europe Together with the Düsseldorf-based ITC company ecotel, LANCOM implements one of the largest SD-WANs in Europe. As part of this major customer project, nearly 8,800 sites across Germany are being networked via the latest generation of VPN.

2017

Corporate awards for LANCOM

LANCOM repeatedly receives Deloitte Fast 50 "Sustained Excellence Award" for sustainable, outstanding growth and #DWNRW Award in the Group category as a driving force for digital transformation. LANCOM develops first virtual VPN router for flexible WAN connections in…

Corporate awards for LANCOM

LANCOM repeatedly receives Deloitte Fast 50 "Sustained Excellence Award" for sustainable, outstanding growth and #DWNRW Award in the Group category as a driving force for digital transformation. LANCOM develops first virtual VPN router for flexible WAN connections in traditional networks and cloud. Additional location in Karlsruhe. LANCOM opens an additional location in Karlsruhe with a focus on development.

2015

Sustained Excellence Award

Deloitte Germany honors LANCOM Systems with the Sustained Excellence Award 2015 for sustainable growth. E-series becomes "Top Product Retail": The LANCOM E-series receives the "Top Product Retail" gold award from Business Handel at EuroCIS.

Sustained Excellence Award

Deloitte Germany honors LANCOM Systems with the Sustained Excellence Award 2015 for sustainable growth. E-series becomes "Top Product Retail": The LANCOM E-series receives the "Top Product Retail" gold award from Business Handel at EuroCIS.

2013

BSI certification

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

2010

Visit from the German Chancellor

Chancellor Merkel visits LANCOM for the first time at CeBIT: LANCOM has aroused her interest with the topic of broadband expansion with outdoor WLAN.

2007

First WLAN controller

LANCOM enters the wireless LAN controller market with the WLC-4006 and WLC-4025.

2003

MBit/s-record

LANCOM is the first European manufacturer for certified WLAN products with up to 108 Mbps. Simultaneous dual-band high-end WLAN access point with 54 Mbps for IEEE 802.11 a,g,b standards is a world first.

2020

Best network solution

The channel selects the best, and LANCOM is also included as a Preferred Vendor in the "Networks" category. An exclusive survey of system houses and resellers identified the most popular manufacturers and distributors in the channel. LANCOM also wins the eGovernment Computing…

Best network solution

The channel selects the best, and LANCOM is also included as a Preferred Vendor in the "Networks" category. An exclusive survey of system houses and resellers identified the most popular manufacturers and distributors in the channel. LANCOM also wins the eGovernment Computing Award 2020: In the "Cloud and IT Infrastructure" category, the German network specialist takes silver at the 5th presentation of the coveted prize.

2018

Setting the course for growth

LANCOM becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the German technology group Rohde & Schwarz, headquartered in Munich. Competitive advantage through wireless patent. LANCOM is awarded a European patent for the integration of…

Setting the course for growth

LANCOM becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the German technology group Rohde & Schwarz, headquartered in Munich. Competitive advantage through wireless patent. LANCOM is awarded a European patent for the integration of WLAN, wireless ePaper and beacons into one platform, thus securing important competitive advantages.

2016

Partner Rohde & Schwarz

The Munich-based electronics group Rohde & Schwarz takes a strategic stake in LANCOM Systems. With the LANCOM Management Cloud, LANCOM launches the first complete solution for cloud-based central network management.

Partner Rohde & Schwarz

The Munich-based electronics group Rohde & Schwarz takes a strategic stake in LANCOM Systems. With the LANCOM Management Cloud, LANCOM launches the first complete solution for cloud-based central network management.

2014

Entrepreneur of the Year

LANCOM founder Ralf Koenzen is awarded the business prize "Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014" for innovative strength and personal commitment. Innovative digital signage: for the first time, LANCOM E-series access points enable professional WLAN coverage combined with wireless…

Entrepreneur of the Year

LANCOM founder Ralf Koenzen is awarded the business prize "Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014" for innovative strength and personal commitment. Innovative digital signage: for the first time, LANCOM E-series access points enable professional WLAN coverage combined with wireless maintenance of radio-controlled, battery-operated displays. German Chancellor Dr. Merkel comes to CeBIT for the umpteenth time. She informs herself about the high-security portfolio from LANCOM.

 

2012

Expansion of management

Stefan Herrlich joins the management as Managing Director Sales in September 2012 and is co-owner from 2013 to 2020.

2008

World firsts

LANCOM launches first 802.11n outdoor access points and first business VPN router with UMTS/ADSL2+ and integrated theft protection.

2004

Technological pioneer

LANCOM is the first European manufacturer to offer enhanced WLAN security (IEEE 802.11i, LEPS).

2002

Foundation

LANCOM launches the first access point with VPN integration. Ralf Koenzen founds what is now LANCOM Systems GmbH as a management buyout from the former ELSA AG. The new company continues the products and brands of the former ELSA division "Communication Systems".

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