Lanner Launches Open, Scalable, and Programmable Edge Solution for Enterprise 5G

| March 3, 2020

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In a recent release, Lanner Electronics, a global leading manufacturer of advanced network appliances announced the release of a new Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) platform. Developed in collaboration with Barefoot Networks, an Intel company, NoviFlow, and Fortinet, the platform reportedly integrates Intel Xeon Scalable processor-based compute nodes, Barefoot Tofino P4-programmable Ethernet switch silicon, Fortinet's Fortigate VNF, and NoviFlow's CyberMapper programmable networking software. By deploying network-based capabilities in edge infrastructure to secure applications and data, the next-gen MEC solution will be able to simplify network architecture, accelerate application deployment, eliminate cabling complexity, and enable zero-touch provisioning of network edge infrastructure, the companies said.

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