Ekinops Declares Partnership Agreement with Lanner

Ekinops Declares Partnership Agreement with Lanner

By Enterprise Networking Mag | Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Ekinops is a leading provider of an open, future-proof, and flexible solutions, announces the partnership agreement with Lanner.

FREMONT, CA: Ekinops is a leading provider of open, future-proof, and flexible solutions for the access network, and today declares the completion of a partnership agreement engulfing North America and Mexico between Ekinops and Lanner Electronics, the worldwide leader in Whitebox Solutions™ for SD-WAN, uCPE, vCPE, and MEC platforms. The agreement provides mutual collaboration and cooperation to promote and sell the joint solutions based on Ekinops software and Lanner Whitebox Solutions™ universal CPE hardware. 

The partnership starts with Lanner Whitebox Solutions™, namely the NCA-1515/L-1515 platform with Intel® Atom® C3000 processor on-boarded, and Ekinops' software suite the OneOS6-LIM operating system. This combination allows telecommunications and Internet service providers to give a huge range of certified and optimized VNF-based services, consisting of Ekinops SD-WAN Xpress. The partnership allows "Zero-Day" ready, fast, and simple deployment of better performance, multi-vendor, certified solutions for virtualized networks. The solutions will be provided for drop ship directly to end customers in North America and Mexico. 

"The combination of Lanner's diversified platforms with Ekinops software suite and certified VNFs provides unmatched flexibility and cost-effectiveness for the optimized performance," says Kevin Antill, Ekinops' group vice president of sales for North America. "This plays right on Ekinops' DNA of open, free from vendor lock-in solutions. With Lanner, we have the right partner to deliver both SMB and carrier-grade offerings that service providers and enterprise customers are looking for."

The solution, combined into a single platform and distributed to the customer premise edge, provides a simpler, more cost-effective architecture that can be easily employed by companies, enabling them better scaling and, combined with centralized management, results in CAPEX and OPEX reductions.

"Ekinops is a leader in delivering branch office connectivity and software-defined solutions for service providers' enterprise customers. With its field-proven software technology, Ekinops is a natural choice for integration with our Whitebox Solutions™ platforms," says Tom Inglese, Sr. Director of Sales & Business Growth of Lanner. "The agreement with Ekinops is a great combination of our companies' forces to help customers get access to high performance, cost-effective, flexible and bundled virtualized solutions."

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