Eagle-Lanner tech blog


In the ever-evolving landscape of network appliances and industrial computing, Lanner Inc. has emerged as a front-runner in innovation and reliability. Their latest offering introduces a cutting-edge solution that redefines remote access control, underpinned by the powerful AST2500 Baseboard Management Controller (BMC). This high-end product boasts 1024MB of RAM, utilizes the advanced TLS 1.3 protocol over HTTPS, supports both IPv4 and IPv6, and is seamlessly compatible with IPMI 2.0. Let's explore how Lanner is setting a new standard in remote access control. 

In the world of industrial computing and network appliances, Lanner Inc. is renowned for its commitment to innovation and reliability. Their latest offering showcases a remarkable feature that elevates the dependability of their products: Dual SD Card Redundancy. This innovative option ensures that Lanner's solutions stand out in terms of high availability and data integrity. Let's delve into the details. 

Over the past decade, digital transformation has surged across utility, industrial, commercial, and residential sectors. In the future, almost every device, from equipment to light bulbs, will feature settings and communication capabilities. To manage this influx of devices and facilitate inter-device communication, a new communication model was essential. The IEC 61850-3 standard stands out as a pivotal framework for achieving this goal. It is a standard developed by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) with a focus on the communication and interoperability of electrical substations.

With the increasing volume of data and the growing sophistication of cyber threats, organizations need powerful hardware components to safeguard their networks. Intel's Alder Lake-S architecture introduces innovative features and tools that can bolster network security applications. Let’s explore how Alder Lake's P-Core, E-Cores, and integrated GPU (iGPU) can benefit network security applications.

The telecommunications landscape is undergoing a swift transformation, with the emergence of 5G technology heralding a profound shift in how we connect and communicate. At the heart of the 5G revolution lies the User Plane Function (UPF), a crucial element responsible for delivering rapid data speeds, minimal latency, and enhanced network performance. To unlock the full potential of 5G, optimizing and expediting various network functions, including the User Plane Function (UPF), is imperative. SmartNIC offload solutions are emerging as potent tools to realize this objective.

In our current hyper-connected world, data flows ceaselessly across networks, and the demand for efficient data processing, rapid information delivery, and enhanced security has reached unprecedented levels. Within our rapidly evolving landscape of network technologies, traditional Network Interface Cards (NICs) are facing limitations in coping with the demands of modern data-intensive applications. This is where a new gen of NICs, Smart NICs, have been developed with the potential to reshape modern networking.

Edge computing works in correlation with various edge connectivity solutions to bring data processing closer to its source, optimizing network traffic, lower latency, response time, bandwidth, security, and more are all improved. In numerous industries, such as mining, oil and gas, and new energy implementing equipment and process field data collection at the edge to improve efficiencies and take corrective actions before failures occur, is an ideal way to gain transparency on all elements of the business and operations and result in major gains and competitive advantage. Especially for oil and gas applications, the hardware devices and technology in those hazardous environments must have design and constructional elements that keep the chance for combustion or explosion acceptable low, or C1D2 certification.