Lanner Joins MEF to Speed Up Edge Network Transition for SD-WAN, O-RAN, MEC, and SASE

Lanner Electronics | April 07, 2021

Lanner Electronics, the global leader in Whitebox SolutionsTM for Network Communications, Security, and Software-Defined Networking (SDN), today announced its membership in MEF, the world's leading industry forum of network, cloud, and technology providers, to promote the development of Whitebox SolutionsTM for SD-WAN, Open RAN, MEC, and SASE. Lanner plans to provide a wide range of MEF 3.0-certified network appliances that resolve the industry's issues of network disaggregation and ensure smooth interoperation for next-generation 5G communications by working together with over 200 leading global organizations.

The trend of network disaggregation has fueled the digital transition of service providers, beginning with uCPE, SD-WAN, and expanding to MEC and O-RAN. Lanner uCPE Systems have been introduced in businesses, supermarket chains, and distributed branches for over 200,000 devices since 2018. Lanner is the leading hardware solution provider behind major SD-WAN services, providing pre-validated and pre-integrated white box appliances to ease the difficulties in rolling out virtualization services in a multi-vendor orchestration and VNF environment, with several active installation cases in diversified client environments.

MEF 3.0 Global Services Framework represents the most advanced criteria for identifying, delivering and certifying assured digital services that are orchestrated through a global ecosystem of automated networks. MEF's SD-WAN and emerging SASE service requirements and APIs provide an application-centric, policy-driven, high-performance Overlay Digital Service that facilitates a completely orchestrated fabric for service providers delivering modern, revenue-generating digital services to enterprises.

About Lanner Electronics

Lanner Electronics Inc (TAIEX 6245) is a world-leading provider of advanced and customizable SDN and NFV network computing appliances for device integrators, service providers, and application developers. Lanner offers a wide variety of network appliances, including SD-WAN and SD-Security vCPE gateways, as well as NEBS-compliant, NFVi-ready platforms with multiple processors, network I/O blades, and high connectivity capabilities.

About MEF

MEF, a 200-member industry organization, is leading the establishment of a global federation of network, cloud, and technology providers that support dynamic, assured, and certified network services that power enterprise digital transformation. MEF 3.0 solutions are intended to offer a cloud-centric, on-demand experience with user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities.


Digital transformation is powering companies to re-think, re-design and re-invent their business. New technology advancements in analytics, big data, mobility, social and cloud computing are radically changing the way businesses interact, operate and compete. For organizations to grow, they must transform their business and its underlyingtechnology infrastructure to move faster, innovate, and stay connected with their customers, suppliers and partners all while maintaining the necessary security standards.


Digital transformation is powering companies to re-think, re-design and re-invent their business. New technology advancements in analytics, big data, mobility, social and cloud computing are radically changing the way businesses interact, operate and compete. For organizations to grow, they must transform their business and its underlyingtechnology infrastructure to move faster, innovate, and stay connected with their customers, suppliers and partners all while maintaining the necessary security standards.

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