Direct, prioritized 10/5 manufacturer support incl. 24/7 emergency hotline and security updates for devices, NBD advance replacement (24/7/NBD), guaranteed first response times (as of 30 min.)

Direct 24/7 support, security updates, and advance replacement

Do you need maximum network availability, assured business continuity, and round-the-clock support for LANCOM network components? This is exactly where LANcare Direct Advanced 24/7 comes in: Registered with a device from the very beginning, our network experts will help you within max. 30 minutesf you report massive operational disruptions by telephone – 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. To ensure that the entire IT infrastructure is sustainably protected against cyber risks and always complies with the latest security standards, security updates are continuously available. The included advance replacement with next business day delivery of a replacement device offers you additional protection and minimal downtime in the event of a hardware defect.

Product features

  • Shorter downtimes due to advance replacement in the event of a hardware defect with delivery on the next business day
  • Direct manufacturer support with 10/5 availability and additional 24/7 emergency hotline for all LANCOM devices
  • Guaranteed first response time of max. 30 minutes 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 up to 5 years by re-registration.
    After five years, LANCOM continues to offer LANcare Direct 24/7 or 10/5.
  • Registration within the first three months after purchase of the LANCOM device


Fast advance replacement including delivery on the next business day

By purchasing products from LANCOM, you are choosing reliable and durable products, but failures and malfunctions do occur sometimes. With LANcare Direct Advanced 24/7, you reduce the downtime of network downtime to a minimum and benefit from an advance replacement of the device for which LANcare Direct Advanced 24/7 has been registered for the selected term. If you report a support case by 2 p.m. (CET), you will receive a replacement device by the next business day. This means that your network will be fully operational again within the shortest possible time.

24/7 emergency hotline incl. prioritization directly from the manufacturer

In an emergency, every minute counts: so call us in the event of massive operational disruptions of the registered device. Our experienced staff will provide you with advice and assistance within just 30 minutes – for 24 hours, 365 days a year – regardless of the Lifecycle Management phase the LANCOM device is in. The disruption will be resolved as quickly as possible thanks to prioritized handling of your concern, including an automatic callback guarantee, so that your services are immediately ready for operation again.

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.
  • Registration for LANcare Direct Advanced must take place within the first three months after purchase of the LANCOM device and is renewable to a maximum of five years. After five years, LANCOM continues to offer LANcare Direct 24/7 or 10/5.
  • The LANCOM device which is to be covered by LANcare Direct Advanced must be fully functional and free of problems at the time of registration.
  • LANcare Direct Advanced is bound to a specific device (serial number) and is not transferable.
  • To register LANcare Direct Advanced 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 Advanced 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 Advanced for each individual device.
  • For more Information, please refer to the Service and Support Conditions.

Advance replacement conditions

  • The advance replacement applies within the EU. In metropolitan areas and if your LANCOM device fails, you will receive the replacement device on the next business day. In rare cases, delivery outside of the metropolitan areas may be postponed to the following business day. For information about the terms and conditions in your country, please contact your local distributor. Outside the EU, LANCOM offers LANcare Direct 24/7 or 10/5.
  • LANCOM will have the defective device picked up by a courier service. Shipping is free of charge for you.
  • RMA notification is possible at any time via the LANCOM RMA form or by telephone on weekdays (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at +49 (0) 2405 / 49 93 6-210). An advance replacement by the next business day is only possible if the notification of the support case and the dispatch of the replacement device does not fall on a public holiday (Registration until 2 p.m.).
  • Parcels cannot be sent on the following days:
    Fixed days per year: Jan 1st New Year's Day, May 1st Labor Day, Oct 3rd German Unification Day, Nov 1st All Saints' Day, Dec 24th Christmas Eve, Dec 25th 1st Christmas Day, Dec 26th 2nd Christmas Day, Dec 31st New Year's Eve
    Variable days: Rose Monday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Corpus Christi
    For more information about the estimated delivery time to your region (e. g. islands), please visit the website of the parcel service provider.

Priority levels



Response time


Communication channel

Priority 1

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

30 minutes


  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 Advanced 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.