SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.

D-Link Systems, Inc.

August 05, 2009 06:06 ET

D-Link Earns 'Compatible With Windows 7' Logo for 7 of Its 802.11N Routers

Testing Ensures Compatibility, Reliability and Quality User Experience

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - August 5, 2009) - D-Link, the end-to-end computer networking solutions provider for consumer and business, today announced that seven of its 802.11n routers have passed Windows 7 Logo testing, qualifying them for the "Compatible with Windows 7" Logo program.

Slated for release in October 2009, Windows 7 is an upcoming version of the Microsoft Windows operating system for use on personal computers. Windows 7 is intended to be a more focused, incremental upgrade to the Windows line, with the goal of being fully compatible with applications and hardware that are compatible with it predecessor Windows Vista.

The Windows 7 Logo program is designed to help companies develop systems and devices that have been tested to ensure that they meet Microsoft Corp. standards for Windows 7, with the shared goal of improving usability for the customer.

The D-Link® Xtreme N® Wireless Router (DIR-655) was the first router on the market to receive Windows 7 certification, with more models expected to past testing soon. The following D-Link® routers have already been tested for compatibility and have qualified to display the Windows 7 logo on their packaging by the end of Q3:

DIR-855 Xtreme N® Duo™ Media Router
DIR-825 Xtreme N® Dual Band Gigabit Router
DIR-655 Xtreme N® Wireless Router
DIR-628 RangeBooster N® Dual Band Router
DIR-615 Wireless N Router
DIR-600 Wireless 150 Router
DGL-4500 Xtreme N® Gaming Router

"Due to the automatic setup and connectivity capabilities built into Windows 7, it's easy to get the most out of your D-Link network. Microsoft, with Windows 7, is looking at the bigger picture of the entire network and not just individual devices. Now, when you start plugging in all your devices, they will be auto-discovered and auto-configured," said Daniel Kelley, Senior Director of Marketing, D-link Systems. "This will help users realize additional functionality out of their networks and devices, and in the long run, this will help us lower support calls, benefiting the user and D-Link."

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 www.dlink.com.

D-Link, Xtreme N, Duo, RangeBooster N, and the D-Link logo 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 © 2009. D-Link. All Rights Reserved.