Lanner Partners with Versa Networks to Demonstrate Software-Defined Security at RSA Conference 2017

[San Francisco, USA – February 13, 2017] –Lanner Electronics, Inc (TAIEX 6245), a global leader in network appliances, is partnering with Versa Networks to showcase a live demonstration of their next generation software-defined security (SD-Security) solution at RSA Conference 2017 (#N4803) from Feb. 13 to Feb. 17, in San Francisco, USA. Lanner and Versa have tested and validated an integrated SD-security solution that combines Lanner’s virtual CPE equipment FW-7573 and Versa Networks highly-flexible SD-Security software. The joint solution enables service providers to centrally and cost-effectively manage software-defined security at their network customers’ sites, to delivers flexibility and cost advantages for creating agile and profitable managed services.

Lanner’s vCPE device FW-7573 is built on open x86 architecture in a 1U rack mount form factor. The network platform is powered by 8-core Intel® Atom™ C2758 processor, enabling network function virtualization at optimal power efficiency. FW-7573 comes with up to 6 Ethernet ports and additional 1 NIC module slot to connect with other networking devices at the customer site. Internally, the platform integrates an Intel QuickAssist crypto hardware accelerator to boost security inspection capability and secure network traffic.

Versa’s software-defined security (SD-Security) provides state of the art defense mechanisms for mitigating the cybersecurity threats enterprises face in current network deployments. Versa SD-Security provides full visibility and fine-grained access control of network traffic and advanced threat prevention functions such as standard firewall, next-generation firewall, unified threat management, DNS security and secure web proxy. Additionally, Versa SD-Security greatly simplifies the provisioning and operation of security features at local and/or remote locations by providing both zero-touch provisioning and single pane-of-glass management for all network and security features.

About Lanner

Lanner Electronics Inc (TAIEX 6245) is a world leading provider of design, engineering and manufacturing services for advanced and customizable SDN and NFV network computing appliances for system integrator, service providers and application developers. Lanner possesses a wide range of network appliances including desktop vCPE devices designed for SD-WAN and SD-Security, as well as NEBS-compliant, NFVi-ready platforms with multiple processors, network I/O blades, and high availability features.

About Versa Networks

Founded by network industry veterans, Versa Networks is an innovative vendor in the SD-WAN and SD-Security market. Versa solutions enable service providers and large enterprises to transform the WAN and branch networks to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s carrier-grade network function virtualization (NFV) software provides unmatched agility, cost savings and flexibility vs. traditional network hardware. For more information