Monday, June 20, 2011


Networking Leader Celebrates 25 Years of Connecting People

and Businesses to What Matters Most

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – JUNE 20, 2011 – D-Link today announced the commemoration of its 25th anniversary with a renewed pledge of leadership and innovation within the networking, service provider and consumer electronics industry. Founded in 1986, D-Link has evolved into an international networking giant and globally trusted brand, delivering technology solutions that surround everyone and everything, enriching homes and businesses, and connecting people to the most important information and activities in their lives.

“From the company’s first product – an Ethernet adapter for the PC, to the first enterprise-class chassis-based network switch, to the first router, to the debut of the Boxee Box by D-Link, D-Link has been driving networking technology leadership and innovation in businesses and homes across the globe,” said Nick Tidd, president, D-Link North America. “We view our 25th anniversary as an opportunity to convey what the D-Link brand represents to our partners and customers, underscoring our vision for the future for the next 25 years and beyond.”

Technology and Innovation for the Future

Today’s connected world demands a responsiveness that D-Link delivers through strong ties to chipset manufacturers, telecom operators and software firms combined with an unyielding commitment to research, design and development. These ongoing efforts enable D-Link to continue to drive innovation, technology leadership and collaborative relationships with service providers, channel and retail partners. As a result, D‑Link has emerged as a trusted brand with a worldwide reputation for robust and affordable networking solutions, and is committed to developing technologies to usher in a new era of ultimate connectivity.

To officially commemorate this milestone, D-Link is focusing on several companywide technology initiatives aimed at advancing the future of networking:

Powerful Network Connectivity: D-link solutions deliver the speed, performance and breadth of capabilities that enable consumers and businesses to leverage the latest technologies and gadgets that are driving the way people communicate, work and enjoy content over the internet. From streaming movies on HDTVs and the Boxee Box by D-Link to sharing photos and enjoying music on tablets and laptops, D-Link devices complement the most innovative products in today’s connected home.
IPv6 Leadership: Anticipating upcoming industry change, D-Link offers the industry’s broadest suite of wireless solutions for equipping home networks for the IPv6 transition and future ISP service requirements and is an early adopter of IPv6-compatible products for small and medium-sized businesses. Designed to help people understand the upcoming IPv6 transition, D-Link’s new IPv6-dedicated site addresses common questions and outlines the benefits of the new Internet Protocol.
Comprehensive IP Surveillance: D-Link’s Auto Surveillance Virtual LAN (VLAN) solution underscores the company’s strength as an end-to-end provider combining IP surveillance and data networking, helping today’s small business and medium enterprises implement advanced security technology that is both cost effective and adaptable to future technology advances.
Advancing Network Technology: An increased reliance on mobile computing presents new opportunities for D-Link as a solutions provider to deliver technology that provides seamless transitions between multiple network layers. D-Link’s recent foray into mobile technology and its considerable track record with wireless leaves it in a prime position to develop hardware that will improve users’ experience with their service providers as they transition to an all IP-based network.

About D-Link

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2011, 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, or connect with D-Link on Facebook ( and Twitter (

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