SOURCE: Paragon Software Group

Paragon Software Group

March 18, 2013 13:00 ET

Paragon Software NTFS and HFS+ Drivers Embedded Into NETGEAR's ReadyNAS Storage Products

UFSD Driver Technology Enables Hassle-Free Communication Among OEM Digital Multimedia Devices

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) - Paragon Software Group (PSG), a leader in data storage, backup and recovery, and cross-platform driver technology, announced that NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) ( selected Paragon's NTFS and HFS+ drivers to embed into its latest ReadyNAS® storage product line. Paragon's cross-platform driver technology makes NETGEAR's ReadyNAS products compatible with all devices and PCs, regardless of their operating system.

Announced earlier today, NETGEAR's new portfolio of Network Attached Storage (NAS) products running on NETGEAR's ReadyNAS® OS 6, is designed as "storage made easy" for both the home and small- to medium-sized businesses (SMB). Paragon's NTFS and HFS+ drivers make it transparent to the user to store, access and share files via NETGEAR's ReadyNAS regardless of each connecting device's operating system. The technology makes it easy for everyone to share movies, music and data across the network to multiple connected devices including PCs and Macs, Android Smartphones & Tablets, as well as Apple iPhones and iPads.

"Paragon's driver technology clearly delivered the performance we demand for our ReadyNAS products," said Matt Pahnke, senior product marketing manager for NETGEAR Storage. "We give our customers productivity-enhancing and innovative technology to do more with their NAS device than they ever thought possible."

"We are very excited to partner with NETGEAR," said Tom Fedro, president of Paragon Software Group. "The demand for cross-platform communication among multimedia and mobile devices is continuing to accelerate. We have the technology today that ensures OEM digital devices can easily and seamlessly share data and connect with each other regardless of platform or operating system."

Paragon's cross-platform technology enables storage devices, smartphones, tablets, set top boxes, multimedia players, routers, NAS and other hardware to communicate irrespective of the chip set platform or operating system, be it Android, Windows, Mac, iOS or Linux based. For more information about Paragon's UFSD technology, visit

About Paragon Software Group

Paragon Software Group is an innovative software developer focused on two dynamic growth markets. The company's comprehensive product line for the data storage market addresses the needs of data security, storage and management for PCs, servers and networks. A second portfolio of products focuses on mobile productivity applications for handheld devices. Founded in 1994, Paragon Software Group has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, Poland, Russia and China delivering its solutions to consumers, small business and enterprise clients worldwide through a network of Value Added Resellers, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website. Paragon Software Group provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners including Cisco Systems, Dell, HP, Western Digital Corp., ASUS, Seagate, LG Electronics, Logitech, Buffalo, Acer, EMC/Iomega, Siemens, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and more. For more information please visit the company website at

Paragon Software is a trademark of Paragon Software Group. NETGEAR and ReadyNAS are trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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