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D-Link Wins CNET “Best of CES” Award for Hottest Networking and Storage at 2012 International CES

January 23, 2012

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — D-Link today announced it won a “Best of CES” award for its Amplifi(TM) HD Media Router 3000 (DIR-857) with unique SharePort(TM) Mobile app, delivering industry-leading speeds of up to 900 Mbps, HD Fuel® for automatic bandwidth prioritization and new SharePort Cloud technology to remotely manage and share content. Produced and judged by editors from CNET (www.cnet.com), the winners of the “Best of CES” awards were announced Jan. 12 at 2012 CES in Las Vegas.

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Selected by CNET’s unbiased expert editors, the winners were the most exciting, innovative and promising products at the show. CNET editors scoured the CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award. In addition, CNET awarded a “Best of Show” product and thousands of online readers and viewers voted for the “CNET People’s Voice” winner. Videos of the winners and finalist products can be found at http://www.cnet.com/ces.

The D-Link® amplifi HD Media Router 3000 is a high performance N900 (N450 + N450) dual band concurrent router that boasts a sleek, functional design attractive for any home. It features data transfer rates up to 900 Mbps(i), HD Fuel technology to prioritize bandwidth for high-performance on all devices, USB 3.0 for faster streaming content, SharePort Mobile app with Cloud Services to easily manage and share content from anywhere on the Web, and 4 Gigabit ports with true Gigabit throughput capability. In addition, with the browser-based, no-installation-needed SharePort Cloud technology, consumers can easily access documents, photos, music, and videos using native iPhone®, iPad® and Android(TM) apps.

“We are honored to once again be recognized by CNET’s team of editors at CES this year, underscoring D-Link’s ongoing efforts to deliver leading home connectivity solutions and to bring a range of cloud services to home networks,” said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of marketing, D-Link North America. “Whether gaming online, streaming HD media or extending your home network to multiple rooms, the new HD Media Router 3000 offers consumers high performance connectivity for a range of applications, as well as the ability to enjoy and share content anywhere, anytime.”

“CNET editors from around the globe spent a grueling and inspiring six days pounding the pavement in Las Vegas to get our hands on thousands of tech products,” said Lindsey Turrentine, editor in chief of CNET Reviews. “We lugged our laptops and cameras for miles, across the show floors, through launch parties, and to closed-door meetings. We found the gadgets of tomorrow – and after sorting through them all – chose D-Link’s HD Media Router 3000 (DIR-857) with SharePort Cloud(TM) technology for our hard-fought ‘Best of CES’ award.”

About D-Link
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit www.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).

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(i) Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link’s 802.11n devices.


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