SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.

D-Link Systems, Inc.

August 23, 2010 06:00 ET

D-Link® Wireless N 8-Port Router Expands Number of Device Connections

Powerful 802.11n Wi-Fi N300 Router Creates Reliable High-Speed Network; Ideal for Sharing Multiple Networked Devices Such as Gaming Consoles, Storage, Media Players, Printers, Cameras, and More

MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) -  D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced a new 802.11n router with an expansive set of eight ports to attach more wired Ethernet devices, while providing a fast and far-reaching Wi-Fi network to share high-speed Internet access at greater distances around the home.

The D-Link® Wireless N 8-Port Router (DIR-632) uses powerful 802.11n technology with multiple intelligent antennae to maximize the speed and range of wireless signals to significantly outperform previous-generation Wireless G devices yielding wireless speeds of up to 300 megabits per second*.

Featuring SharePort™ technology, the Wireless N 8-Port Router allows users to connect a USB printer or multifunction-printer (MFP) and share it with computers on the network. SharePort can also share a USB storage device among multiple computers for access to files such as video, music, photos and documents.

"The feedback we have heard from the marketplace is that end-users are looking for a router that can support more wired devices in the home," said Lou Reda, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Division. "With our DIR-632 we solve this issue by offering the first 802.11n 8-port router to the market, which will allow users to connect more Internet-ready devices such as VoIP, gaming consoles and DVR's to their network."

The DIR-632 comes with the D-Link Quick Router Setup Wizard that guides users to easily configure the router's Internet connection, wireless network settings and security -- in a matter of minutes.

The Wireless N 8-Port router supports the latest wireless security features to help prevent unauthorized access, be it from over a Wi-Fi network or from the Internet. It supports WPA/WPA2 standards to ensure the best possible encryption. In addition, the DIR-632 utilizes dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to prevent possible attacks from across the Internet.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Eight (8) 10/100 LAN Ports for computers and devices
  • Powerful 802.11N Wi-Fi N300 technology outperforms Wireless G with transfer speeds and broader coverage *
  • Parental controls allow parents to supervise and control internet activity
  • Built-in QoS engine enhances Internet experience and performance
  • Advanced network security with push-button encryption
  • SharePort technology for USB printer, multi-function printer (MFP), and USB storage files sharing

Price and Availability

The D-Link DIR-632 is available now in Canada through the company's vast network of retail and etail outlets, and at D-Link's online store, www.dlinkshop.ca. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) $99.99.

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), Workgroup to Enterprise, and Service Provider 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 Network, Inc. headquarters are located at 2525 Meadowvale Boulevard, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 5S2 Internet www.dlink.ca

D-Link, D-Link logo and SharePort are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other third party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2010. D-Link. All Rights Reserved.

*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. Maximum throughput based on D-Link Wireless N devices.