SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

January 05, 2011 13:40 ET

PROMISE Technology Named DLNA Promoter Member Showcasing SmartStor Zero With Its Fusion Stream DLNA Digital Media Apps in DLNA Booth CP3 at CES

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - PROMISE Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of versatile RAID storage solutions catering to customers from enterprise to consumer, is going to be showcasing its recently released SmartStor Fusion Stream Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Digital Media App for smartphones within the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Booth at the Computer Electronics Show (CES) Central Plaza 3 (CP3) in Las Vegas this week, Jan 6 - 9, 2011. Additionally, PROMISE Technology's recent appointment as a DLNA Promoter Member enables the company to actively lead more than 200 member companies in supporting networked interoperability among DLNA Certified® devices in and beyond the home.

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SmartStor ZERO
SmartStor Zero is a Zero configuration 2-bay network attached storage and digital media server for the home and SOHO markets. SmartStor Zero is as easy to access and manage as any USB disk. SmartStor Zero includes 1 or 2 hard drives and requires no lengthy or complicated setup process. Unpack, power-on, install the ON Companion Software and the rest is completely automatic. ON will map and open network share, allowing instant access for data backup and DLNA media sharing via digital media players. SmartStor Zero functions as an iTunes Media Server, allowing music and video to be streamed using iTunes.

Making it a cinch to upload and download digital content to and from mobile devices, the SmartStor Zero lets consumers take advantage of the latest and greatest in DLNA Technology. Additionally, the installation does not install any device drivers or virtual components into the operating system. PROMISE even offers an "installer-free" version of the "ON" Management Software. SmartStor Zero supports Windows® XP, Vista, Windows® 7, Mac OS X 10.5.2 and higher operating systems.

Apps are available for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android. Fusion Stream is a cutting edge DLNA Digital Media App that allows playback of music, pictures and video stored on SmartStor Zero (and other PROMISE SmartStor NAS products). Fusion Stream supports upload of digital content from the Smartphone to SmartStor Zero and download of digital content from SmartStor Zero to the Smartphone.

Availability
SmartStor ZERO and its Fusion Stream DLNA digital media apps are available in the U.S. at the Apple App store and Android market. The SmartStor Zero is priced at $279 for 1TB and $389 for 2TB. The DLNA Pavilion is located at Central Plaza 3.

About DLNA
Members of Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) share a vision of an interoperable network of personal computers (PC), consumer electronics (CE), mobile devices and service providers in and beyond the home, enabling a seamless environment for sharing and growing new digital media and content services. Founded in 2003, the group established and maintains a platform of interoperability based on open and established industry standards that, when used by manufacturers will support the sharing of media through wired or wireless networks. More than 200 multi-industry companies from around the world have joined DLNA, committing the time and resources necessary to achieve their vision. DLNA's 2010 Promoter Members include: ACCESS, AT&T, AwoX, Broadcom, CableLabs, Cisco, Comcast, DIRECTV, Dolby Laboratories, DTS, Ericsson, HP, Huawei, Intel, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Panasonic, Pioneer, PROMISE Technology, Qualcomm, Rovi Corporation, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Technicolor, Toshiba and Verizon. Additional information about the Alliance, its participating companies and membership benefits is available at www.dlna.org.

About PROMISE Technology, Inc.
With a long history of innovation, PROMISE Technology develops and manufactures sophisticated RAID solutions recognized worldwide, ranging from a complete line of RAID controller cards to FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems. Catering to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level consumer data protection needs, PROMISE products are distinguished by their Unified Common RAID Core and management software and unparalleled support. Headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., PROMISE has operations throughout Asia and Europe. For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at www.PROMISE.com.

© 2011 PROMISE Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PROMISE, the PROMISE logo, VTrak, SmartStor, SuperTrak, FastTrak, VessRAID, Vess, PerfectPATH, PerfectRAID, SATA150, ULTRA133 VTrak S3000, BackTrak, HyperCache, HyperCache-R, HyperCache-W, DeltaScan and GreenRAID are registered or pending trademarks of PROMISE Technology, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Intel and Xeon are registered trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding PROMISE Technology, Inc. and any of its offerings or services, please contact your local PROMISE office or the corporate headquarters. Visit www.promise.com for more information on PROMISE products.

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