Records WiFi history


  • Uwe Neumeier strengthens the management

    As of January 1, 2021, Uwe Neumeier will be appointed to the management team alongside LANCOM founder and managing director Ralf Koenzen.

    Two-time leader in PUR awards

    In the Professional User Rating survey, LANCOM is the first manufacturer ever to be named VPN champion for the fifth time in a row. There and in the area of ​​network management there are consistently top ratings. The result is always the top spot.

    Top rated business provider

    LANCOM takes second place in the network category at the Channel Excellence Awards 2021, making it the best-rated provider that focuses primarily on business. There is also the Preferred Vendor award in the Security category.

  • First Wi-Fi 6 access points

    With two high-performance Wi-Fi 6 access points, LANCOM is ringing in the latest era of WLAN. The LX-6400 and LX-6402 come onto the market with optional cloud management.

    Again champion at PUR awards

    For the fourth time in a row, LANCOM is VPN champion in the Professional User Rating survey. At the IT Operations Awards, the LANCOM Management Cloud also received the champion title in the field of network management.

    Silver at the eGovernment Computing Award

    At the eGovernment Computing Award 2020, LANCOM secured the podium and received silver in the category
    "Cloud and IT Infrastructure".

  • Acquisition of the firewall division from Rohde & Schwarz

    LANCOM lays the foundation stone for its new security division. This creates a new one
    LANCOM location in Hamburg.

    Triple brought: LANCOM again VPN champion

    In the user survey Professional User Rating Security Solutions, LANCOM secured the award again
    as "Champion" - for the third time in a row.

    One of the largest SD-WANs in Europe

    Together with the Düsseldorf-based ITK company ecotel, LANCOM is realizing one of the largest SD-WANs in Europe.
    As part of the major customer project, almost 8,800 locations across Germany will be connected via VPN
    of the latest generation networked with each other.

  • Setting the course for even stronger growth

    LANCOM becomes a 100% subsidiary of the German technology group Rohde & Schwarz based in Munich.

    Competitive advantage through wireless patent

    LANCOM receives a European patent for the integration of WLAN, wireless ePaper and beacons in one platform and thus secures important competitive advantages.

  • Two prestigious company 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.

    World novelty virtual VPN router

    LANCOM develops the first virtual VPN router for flexible WAN connections in classic networks and the cloud.

    Additional location in Karlsruhe

    LANCOM opens another location in Karlsruhe with a focus on development.

  • Rohde & Schwarz becomes a strategic partner

    Munich electronics group participates in LANCOM Systems.

    World first LANCOM Management Cloud

    With the LANCOM Management Cloud, LANCOM is bringing the first complete solution for cloud-based central network management onto the market.

  • LANCOM receives prestigious company 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 received the “Top Product Retail” award in gold from Business Handel at EuroCIS.

  • Entrepreneur of the Year

    LANCOM founder Ralf Koenzen is awarded the business award “Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014” for innovative strength and personal commitment.

    Innovative digital signage

    For the first time ever, LANCOM E-Series access points enable professional WLAN coverage combined with wireless maintenance of radio-controlled, battery-operated displays.

    2. Visit of the Federal Chancellor

    Chancellor Dr. Merkel at CeBIT. She informs herself about the high security portfolio from LANCOM.

  • BSI certification for LANCOM routers

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

  • Expansion of the management

    Stefan Herrlich joins the management as Managing Director Sales in September 2012 and has been a co-owner since 2013.

  • Visit of the Federal Chancellor

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

  • World novelties

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

  • LANCOM launches WLAN controller

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

  • Technological pioneer

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

  • Mbit / s record

    LANCOM is the first European manufacturer of certified WLAN products with up to 108 Mbit / s.

    World first from LANCOM

    Simultaneous dual-band high-end WLAN access point with 54 Mbit / s for the IEEE 802.11 a, g, b standards is a world first.

  • First access point with VPN integration

    LANCOM brings the first access point with VPN integration onto the market.

    Company formation

    Ralf Koenzen founded today's LANCOM Systems GmbH as a management buyout from the former ELSA AG. The new company continues the products and brands of the former ELSA "Communication Systems" department.