Proxicast Releases Firmware Update For LAN-Cell 2

Proxicast announces the immediate availability of a new firmware
release for its flagship LAN-Cell 2 3G cellular router. The Proxicast
LAN-Cell 2 is an enterprise-class upgradeable 3G secure cellular

The latest LAN-Cell 2 firmware, version 4.02(AQP.6), incorporates
many new features to enhance the LAN-Cell’s already extensive
complement of connectivity, security, and management functions.
Proxicast has added support for several new 3G cellular modem cards
along with an enhanced SNMP (simple network management protocol) agent
and MIB (management information base) with support for the Proxicast’s
soon to be released ProxiVIEW Dashboard centralized device management

To keep pace with the latest in 3G wireless technologies and
standards, Proxicast has added support for these additional cellular
PC-Card (PCMCIA) and ExpressCard modems:

Sierra Wireless AirCard 402 (Sprint & Verizon Wireless)

Novatel Wireless Merlin C777 (Sprint)

Novatel Wireless Merlin PC770 (Verizon Wireless)

The Sierra Wireless AirCard 402 and Novatel Wireless Merlin PC770 /
C777 feature innovative 2-in-1 designs that allow them to function as
both full size PC-Card (54 mm) and ExpressCard (34 mm) 3G cellular
modems. They also support high speed EV-DO Rev. A wide area wireless
broadband access on the Sprint PCS and Verizon Wireless cellular

The new LAN-Cell 2 firmware features an enhanced SNMP agent and MIB
that includes full 3G & Wi-Fi parameters, making it easier to
manage the LAN-Cell 2 with popular third-party SNMP management tools,
such as HP OpenView (Network Node Manager), IBM Tivoli (NetView) and
SolarWinds. Firmware support has also been added for Proxicast’s own
soon to be released hosted central management system called ProxiVIEW

ProxiVIEW Dashboard centralizes the management of multiple remote
LAN-Cell’s into a single web site. Device status is automatically
polled and reported in an easy to use spreadsheet interface. ProxiVIEW
includes a full SYSLOG server so that device log data can be kept
indefinitely. It also includes graphing options to show trends such as
cellular signal strength, data traffic usage, and VPN connectivity over

The free upgrade to firmware version 4.02(AQP.6) is available now on the Proxicast support web site.
Customers can easily update all existing LAN Cell 2 devices via the LAN
Cell’s LAN, WAN or serial console interface, including remote upgrades
over an Ethernet or 3G cellular WAN connection.

The LAN-Cell 2 3G mobile router with firmware version 4.02(AQP.6)
currently supports all of the following 3G cellular modem cards:

Huawei E612

Huawei E620

Huawei E630

Huawei EC321

Huawei EC360

Huawei EC500

Kyocera KPC680

Novatel U740

Novatel Wireless / Sprint Merlin EX720

Novatel Wireless / Verizon Merlin V740

Novatel Wireless / Sprint Merlin C777

Novatel Wireless / Verizon Merlin PC770

Option GlobeTrotter GTMax 3.6

Option GlobeTrotter GTMax 7.2

Pantech / Sprint PX-500

Pantech / Verizon PC5750

Sierra Wireless Aircard 402

Sierra Wireless Aircard 580

Sierra Wireless Aircard 595

Sierra Wireless Aircard 597E

Sierra Wireless Aircard 850

Sierra Wireless Aircard 860

Sierra Wireless Aircard 875

Sierra Wireless Aircard 880

Sierra Wireless Aircard 881

The LAN-Cell 2 is a rugged commercial-grade 3G cellular router with
enterprise-class routing, security and VPN features that allows
multiple PC’s, laptops, webcams, controllers, PLCs, ATMs, VoIP phones
and other Ethernet-based devices to simultaneously share a single
cellular data account for primary or backup connectivity. Every
LAN-Cell 2 includes 4 LAN, 1 WAN and 1 Serial ports along with an
integrated 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi access point, full VPN end-point
capabilities, military-grade encryption and X.509 PKI certificate

The LAN-Cell 2 3G router supports all major worldwide cellular
(wireless) carriers and standards including Verizon Wireless, Sprint
PCS, AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, Rogers, Telus, Bell Mobility, Telcel,
Orange, Vodafone, MTN, O2, Telstra and others.

Typical LAN-Cell 3G mobile router applications include:

Remote Monitoring, Telemetry, SCADA & AMR

Remote Control of PLCs and Industrial Controls

Video Surveillance & Security Applications

Vending, Point-of-Sale (POS) & ATM Machines

Backup for Wired Internet and Alarm Connections

Traffic Monitoring & Signal Control

Sales & Service Fleets

Commercial Transportation

Cars, Buses, Limos & RVs

Delivery & Courier Vehicles

Boats & Marine Vessels

Mobile & Stationary WiFi Hotspots

Police, Fire & Emergency Vehicles

Mobile Security & Surveillance

Military & Defense Applications

Digital Signage, Electronic Billboards & Signs

Homeland Security & Disaster Recovery

The LAN-Cell 2 3G cellular router is available for immediate
delivery worldwide directly from Proxicast and through select resellers.


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