SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.

January 06, 2008 01:15 ET

D-Link Unveils 'D-Life': Breakthrough Product and Website Redefine 'Plug and Play'

D-Life-Enabled Products and Website Combine to Offer One-Stop Installation, Management and Community

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 6, 2008) - BOOTH 36212, SOUTH HALL, LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER -- D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, today unveiled "D-Life™," a user focused extension of the D-Link product offering where everything just works simply and effortlessly via an easy to use website. The D-Life website is designed to provide customers an easier way to experience a connected, digital lifestyle.

The D-Life website leverages Web. 2.0 connectivity and community, allowing users to easily manage their D-Life world via an online, customizable interface that can be accessed anytime, anywhere the user has Internet access. The ground-breaking site, which has been in development for the past several years, takes the work out of installation and management of devices by offering the following user experience:

Connect

To set up the product the user follows these steps

--  Add the product to their D-Life account by entering 2 product ID
    numbers located on the device
--  Connect the D-Life-Enabled device to the home network
--  The user is ready to go, simple as that
    

Organize

Users manage and organize their D-Life products and D-Life services from one central place, via an easy to navigate website

--  Users can easily add new D-Life products to their existing account
--  Users can define their D-Life profile and define the settings for
    their D-Life-Enabled products
    

Empower

Users get more from their digital products then ever before

--  On the D-Life website the user will be able to purchase services
    associated with their products, including minutes for phone usage, storage
    for video
--  Connect with other D-Life users using Internet phones, instant
    messaging and Internet voice mailbox.
--  Allow other D-Life users to share their products, including the remote
    viewing of security camera video
    

The growing list of D-Life-Enabled products will include networking, communication and security solutions designed to enhance the digital lives of users. The combination of the D-Life-Enabled products and the D-Life site will provide seamless interaction between the user and their products and between the user and other 'D-Lifers.'

The D-Life experience will evolve to enable users to view and share news, weather and topics of interest, as well as post content relative to their digital experiences.

"D-Life represents a shift from a hardware-centric focus to one that is based on consumer product usage and services. With D-Life-Enabled products and the D-Life website, everything just works. It's true plug and play, making it easier to manage and support D-Link products," said Steven Joe, president and CEO, D-Link Systems, Inc. "With this new user experience, even the most novice technical user can access, enjoy and define their digital lifestyle with ease."

The first D-Life products will be demonstrated this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the D-Link booth, #36212, South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center. Stage presentations will also be given from the D-Link booth throughout the CES show every hour.

"D-Link has always strived to be a forward-looking, innovative company and offering our customers a superior Web 2.0 experience to make our products easier to access and enjoy is no exception," said Joe. "Our D-Life initiative lets customers leverage D-Link products and services so they can get more from their digital life. We're pleased to offer an exciting streamlined experience that allows our customers to communicate, share and learn."

About D-Link

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.

D-Link, D-Life, the D-Link logo and the D-Life logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2008. D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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