SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.

D-Link Systems, Inc.

January 26, 2010 06:00 ET

D-Link® xStack® SAN Storage Products Verified as Citrix Ready™

Leading Business Networking Vendor's Complete Line of SAN Arrays is Trusted to Enhance Citrix Delivery Center Infrastructure Solutions

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - January 26, 2010) - D-Link, a leading provider of computer networking solutions, today announced that its entire line of xStack® iSCSI SAN array storage products has been verified as Citrix Ready™. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that add the greatest value in Citrix Delivery Center infrastructure solutions.

D-Link's® xStack iSCSI SAN Array storage products completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix® XenServer™ 5.5 that features the advanced storage virtualization functions critical to demanding virtual server environments. D-Link xStack storage solutions offer such application-critical features as fail-safe data protection, high-availability mirroring, optional remote replication to disaster recovery sites, non-disruptive virtual data migration and high-speed caching for performance acceleration.

D-Link's Citrix Ready products are featured in an online catalog at, and carry the Citrix Ready logo.

"Achieving Citrix Ready certification is further evidence that D-Link networking products, including its SAN arrays, are among the most cost-effective and reliable solutions for the IT community, from the enterprise to small business," according to AJ Wang, D-Link's chief technology officer. "This certification adds to our credibility as a major iSCSI SAN array manufacturer in the marketplace."

He added that the xStack Storage line of iSCSI SAN arrays, including the 3000 series, represents the next generation of storage technology. "As an alternative to expensive Fibre Channel and slower software-based iSCSI solutions, the 3000 series acts as near-line storage to supplement IP network storage systems. Or it can serve as basic backup and data recovery, delivering a balance of features and cost for IT managers looking for a robust and expandable storage solution."

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, CA, 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet

About Citrix Ready

Citrix Ready identifies recommended solutions that are trusted to enhance the Citrix Delivery Center infrastructure. All products featured in Citrix Ready have completed verification testing, thereby providing confidence in joint solution compatibility. Leveraging its industry leading alliances and partner eco-system, Citrix Ready showcases select trusted solutions designed to meet a variety of business needs. Through the online catalog and Citrix Ready branding program, you can easily find and build a trusted infrastructure. Citrix Ready not only demonstrates current mutual product compatibility, but through continued industry relationships also ensures future interoperability. Learn more at

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