Direct, prioritized 10/5 manufacturer support and security updates for devices, guaranteed first response times (2 to 4 hours)

Direct 10/5 manufacturer support and security updates

For the long-term protection of LANCOM devices, LANcare Direct 10/5 provides you with fast access to our in-depth know-how and technical support: qualified assistance is available within four hours during service hours (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CET)) – and even within just two hours if you report massive operational disruptions by telephone. In addition, continuous security updates ensure compliance with the latest security standards and sustainable coverage of the entire IT infrastructure against cyber risks.

Product features

  • Direct manufacturer support with 10/5 availability for all LANCOM devices
  • Guaranteed first response time of max. two hours for reporting massive operational disruptions by telephone (priority 1)
  • Service hours from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CET) with an first response time of max. four hours for concerns outside of massive operational disruptions (priority 2)
  • Security updates for reliable, secure device operation during runtime
  • Term-based for 1, 3, or 5 years and available as S, M, L, and XL variants depending on device type, renewable until the End of Life of the device by re-registration


Fast, prioritized support directly from the manufacturer

When it comes to managing and efficiently operating networks, high system availability goes hand in hand with guaranteed response times when problems arise. Therefore, access professional help directly from the manufacturer for the registered device – regardless of the Lifecycle Management phase the LANCOM device is in. You also benefit from prioritized handling of your concern including an automatic callback guarantee. If you report a massive operational disruption by telephone, we will take care of your concern within two hours so that your services are running again within a short time.

For optimal cooperation, we recommend participation in the LANCOM Specialist Workshop.

Service times with guaranteed first response times

Do you have hardware problems, configuration or information requests for which you need our support? Our experts will help you during service hours from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CET) on business days (10/5). We handle your support case with an first response time of max. four hours.

High planning reliability with security updates

Plan ahead and benefit from full protection for all LANCOM devices to ensure reliable business operations, especially in long-term projects. This includes free security updates of the respective operating system to ensure that the registered device is always running at the highest level of security.

For more information on software maintenance and the product lifecycle of your device, please visit the Lifecycle Management website.


  • The service hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CET) on business days do not include regional holidays in Wuerselen, Germany.
  • LANcare Direct can be registered at any time and is renewable until the End of Life of the LANCOM device.
  • The LANCOM device which is to be covered by LANcare Direct must be fully functional and free of problems at the time of registration.
  • LANcare Direct is bound to a specific device (serial number) and is not transferable.
  • To register LANcare Direct for a LANCOM R&S®Unified Firewall, the firewall must be in operation with the LANCOM Basic or Full license and the registration has to take place simultaneously with the activation of the operating license.
  • Multiple LANCOM R&S®Unified Firewalls in an HA cluster require only one registration of LANcare Direct for all devices.
  • Multiple LANCOM SD-WAN gateways / routers in an HA cluster as well as multiple LANCOM switches in a stacked network require a registration of LANcare Direct for each individual device.
  • Note for vProducts: For the registration of vProducts (vRouter & vFirewall) please contact our service team exclusively by phone: +49 (0) 2405 / 49 93 6-210 or via e-mail: (not via registration form).
  • For more Information, please refer to the Service and Support Conditions.

Priority levels



Response time


Communication channel

Priority 1

  • Massive operational and network disruptions
  • Total failure
  • Permanent, detectable disruption with high impact on business operations

2 hours

Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CET)

  1. Open a ticket in the support portal (specification of the LANcare Direct PIN required)
  2. Then call the LANCOM support hotline*

Priority 2

  • Operational disruptions with low effects on daily operations
  • Partial failures
  • (Minor) problems with the hardware
  • Configuration or information requests
  • Technical queries

4 hours

Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CET)

  1. Open a ticket in the support portal (specification of the LANcare Direct PIN required)

* In the event that you are not connected directly to a LANCOM employee, you can leave us a voice mail. We guarantee to call you back within the response times agreed in the LANcare product.

Note: Please note that the guaranteed response times do not apply to support requests submitted via e-mail.

Supported devices

LANcare Direct is available for terms of 1, 3, or 5 years for all LANCOM devices except LANCOM unmanaged switches, AirLancer products, and accessories.

You will find the service category of your device in the respective datasheet.

Your way to LANcare

1. Choose LANcare

Use the practical overview to find the right LANcare product for your device. Please note that individual terms and conditions can be defined for LANcare Premium Support.

2. Buy LANcare

As an end customer, you can obtain LANcare via a LANcommunity partner or the distribution. If you are a partner, please get in touch with your LANCOM sales contact. In both cases you will receive a LANcare license number.

3. Register LANcare

To activate your LANcare product for your device, registration is mandatory. To do this, enter the serial number of the device and the license number of the LANcare product conveniently online. In addition, bulk registration is available for registering several LANcare products at the same time. You will then receive a registration confirmation by e-mail.

4. Use LANcare

Benefit from LANcare protection such as security updates and an extended replacement service for your device. With LANcare Direct or LANcare Premium Support, you will also receive a PIN that you can use to access the LANCOM support portal and contact the support team in the event of a service issue.

Further information on all LANcare products can be found in the manual LANcare.