SOURCE: Polkast


March 18, 2013 14:18 ET

Polkast(SM) and NETGEAR® Team Up to Deliver Best in Class Device Personal Cloud and Storage Solution

Polkast Makes the NETGEAR ReadyNAS Securely Accessible From Any Device, Anywhere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) -  Polkast, a service that connects mobile devices, computers and storage drives, enabling fast and easy access to large media libraries via WiFi or remotely, today announced support for the NETGEAR® ReadyNAS® models, including the Duo v2 and NV+ v2. Priced at $5.99, the Polkast app is available for download in the NETGEAR genie®+ Marketplace.

NETGEAR ReadyNAS owners can now enjoy all of the content stored on their storage device from their iPad, iPhone, Android or Kindle Fire, in an easy-to-use interface that includes features for editing and sharing.

The ReadyNAS Duo v2 and NV+ v2 are always-on devices for centralized file storage and backup. Polkast provides the software for secure on-demand content access from mobile. No syncing is required, and users maintain control of their private files in their own private cloud.

"People buy a NAS to get easy access to their data from anywhere," said Hong Bui, Founder and CEO of Polkast. "NETGEAR is an innovator and market leader in network attached storage with an easy-to-use platform, so we are thrilled to be a part of their offering." 

"Polkast is a highly-rated, easy-to-use service which enhances NETGEAR solutions for small businesses and homes," said Cedar Milazzo, Senior Program Director of the Smart Network Platform. "We're very happy to welcome Polkast into the genie+ Marketplace."

The Polkast app on the NETGEAR ReadyNAS devices is compatible with the free Polkast mobile apps available in the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store. For more information, and to download the free Polkast homebase companion app for Windows and Mac, please visit

About Polkast
Founded in 2010, Polkast is ushering in the next wave of personal cloud computing. Polkast apps connect consumer devices directly, letting users build their own personal cloud, bypassing the public cloud. Polkast is a smarter solution for file access and transfer, leveraging WiFi and addressing the problems of cloud size restrictions and security -- files are not stored on a 3rd party servers, and only the user has access to them. Polkast distributes apps on Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android and Linux direct to consumers and through device partners; and in September 2012 added Polkast Music.

Polkast software lets you seamlessly connect the dots in your digital life, quickly, securely and without limits. For more information about Polkast, please visit

Polkast and the Polkast logo are registered trademarks of Polkast, LLC. All rights reserved. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. NETGEAR, NETGEAR genie and ReadyNAS are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.

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