Lanner today announced the addition of the NCS2-M201 to its F.A.S.T. selection of NIC modules.
The NCS2-M201 brings pre-certified WiFi6/5G, 4G/LTE CAT-12 and 4G/LTE CAT-6 RF wireless connectivity to multiple Lanner network appliances via its built-in Gen3 PCIe x8 golden finger, delivering fast TTM for multiple virtual network functions VNFs in SD-WAN and Edge computing deployments, even in scenarios that involve a multi-vendor architecture.
The NCS2-M201 has two configurations. SKU A features two M.2 expansion slots and dual nano SIM slots, enabling WiFi6/5G connectivity with exceptional signal performance, efficiency and network band frequency comparability for all countries; SKU B, on the other hand, is a NIC caddy compatible with Lanner’s PGN-600 and PG-300 radio modems that support PTCRB, AT&T and Verizon certified 4G/LTE CAT-12 and 4G/LTE CAT-6 respectively.
The NCS2-M201 brings mobile connectivity to Lanner’s open, scalable hardware platforms, providing system integrators with robust performance, carrier-grade reliability and future-proof connectivity that fulfills application-centric demands of next-gen 5G wireless communications.
F.A.S.T. solutions are multi-functional modular kits that come in the N2S, the N3S or the NCS2 form factor; they deliver flexibility, adaptability, scalability and transformability for all compatible appliances’ connectivity, storage and open compute capabilities; the NCS2-M201, in particular, ensures reliability in edge to cloud communications and accelerates deployment TTM.