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Enabling an Intelligent Planet

Deploying cellular routers effectively into industrial networks is much more than rugged, reliable hardware – it requires taking intelligence to the absolute edge. Hardware that is carrier-agile, cost-competitive, with the flexible configuration interfaces to fit M2M applications. More importantly than ever, a truly open development platform to build application software, host applications, seamlessly manage network connectivity and securely administer the system.

This is what defines a smart solution.

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Smart Hardware

The versatility of industrial 5G, 4G applications requires hardware that is fit for purpose. Your purpose. Advantech offers a comprehensive selection of routers and gateways designed and built in the European Union with the right data speeds, the right interfaces and the rugged specifications required.

Intelligence Inside

The line between a router and an embedded computer is blurring in many applications today and depending on the processing power required, an intelligent router is significantly more cost-effective than an embedded computer. New data demands for IIoT or operations optimization initiatives also open new questions as to where data is compiled, enriched, and processed. With pre-built APIs into selected applications platforms and an open environment that supports app development in Java, Python, C/C++, Node-Red, Docker, you’ll find more flexibility than with any other router on the market. You’re also welcome to check out our app library for available downloads on apps already developed to enhance specific router functionality.

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Device Management Software

Our smart cellular routers are built and optimized for critical infrastructure applications in the most challenging and remote locations and environments. The simplified plug-and-play design with extensive remote management enables you to quickly configure, deploy and customize your installation from anywhere over an IP network.

What's New On Our Blog

Discontinued Support for Quagga-Based Apps

quagga_logo Quagga is a network routing software that provides implementations of various routing protocols. With the release of the new firmware version 6.4.x, support for all quagga-based Router Apps will be discontinued, and they will no longer be maintained.

Discontinued support applies to the following Router Apps: Protocol BGP, Protocol IS-IS, Protocol OSPF, and Protocol RIP. If you have been using any of these applications, please switch to the Router App named FRR, which provides the functionality of all the deprecated applications.

Written by Roman Peťura / Tuesday 30 January 2024

Discontinued Support for Python 2

python_logoInstalling the Python 2 Router App extends support for the Python 2 programming language on your router, enhancing its capabilities for scripting and automation tasks. This module includes the last release of Python 2, specifically Python 2.7.18.

With the release of the new firmware version 6.4.x, support for this Router App will be discontinued, and it will no longer be maintained. If you have been using this module, please switch to the module supporting Python 3, which can be downloaded as a Router App named Python 3. It is also possible to use the ...

Written by Roman Peťura / Tuesday 30 January 2024
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