D-LINK WINS PC MAGAZINE'S TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR GREEN ETHERNET INNOVATIONS
Fountain Valley, Calif., March 17, 2009 — D-Link today announced it has won the 2008 PC Magazine Technical Excellence Award for its D-Link Green™ technology innovations. It is one of the highest honors bestowed for innovation in the computer/technology industry.
A winner in the Ecotech category, D-Link Green was among 15 finalists in the annual awards program. Winners were chosen by the magazine's editors and contributing writers from hundreds of products introduced last year.
Cited by PC Magazine as an example of "smart computing", it further noted that "often times it's the little innovations that make the biggest differences. Most people don't think about the power consumption of their modems and routers. Fortunately, D-Link has been worrying about it."
D-Link has just launched a new website, www.dlinkgreen.com, that outlines the company's Green initiatives, such as conserving energy, protecting the environment from harmful substances and reducing waste by using recyclable packaging. The site also provides an overview of D-Link Green technology that provides eco-friendly alternatives without compromising performance.
The magazine said D-Link's recently released line of Green products include two intelligent detection technologies to help reduce wasted power. "Products like the DGS-2205 detect when ports are inactive, adjusting power accordingly. These devices also can analyze the length of attached Ethernet cables and reduce transmission power."
"We're honored to receive this most prestigious award from PC Magazine, an established and undisputed authority on computing and Internet technology," said Steven Joe, President and CEO of D-Link Systems, Inc, the end-to-end network solutions provider for consumers and business worldwide.
PC Magazine presents its Technical Excellence Awards each year to companies and individuals that excel in creating new technologies, concepts and major advances in existing product categories.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice, data and video communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain Valley, Calif., 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet www.dlink.com.
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*Maximum power savings when compared to a D-Link conventional switch, when connected devices are powered down and connected via 20m Ethernet cables.
**Maximum power savings when compared to a D-Link conventional switch, when connected devices are used 10 hours and powered down 14 hours over a 24-hour period and connected via 20m Ethernet cables.
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