SOURCE: TRENDnet

June 13, 2008 11:08 ET

TRENDnet Wins Gold and Silver Wireless Network Branding Awards

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwire - June 13, 2008) - TRENDnet, a best-in-class networking manufacturer of wired and wireless networking solutions, today announces that the Wi-Fi Alliance honored TRENDnet with Gold and Silver wireless network branding awards. The WIFFIES Awards recognize companies that showcase innovative Wi-Fi messaging.

TRENDnet was awarded gold in the crowded Packaging category and silver in the competitive Print Advertising category. The Packaging and Print Advertizing categories featured entries from Sony, Motorola, Nokia, France Telecom/Orange, Linksys, D-Link, NETGEAR and TRENDnet. Brands were judged on Wi-Fi messaging and overall branding impact of the given marketing vehicle.

Wi-Fi Certification assures consumers that respective products meet the highest quality wireless networking standards. Independent Wi-Fi Certification testing validates backward compatibility with wireless products based on older specifications, compatibility with other wireless networking brands and compliance with the respective 802.11 specification as defined by the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). TRENDnet's full line of wireless n (802.11n draft) products are Wi-Fi Certified.

"TRENDnet's commitment in attaining Wi-Fi Certification cements our value-to-performance leadership position in the market. Winning Gold and Silver branding awards in an arena featuring such great brands says a lot about TRENDnet's rapid growth," stated Zak Wood, Sr. Marketing Manager for TRENDnet. "We are very excited about the Wi-Fi Alliance awards and look forward to future opportunities."

For more information on TRENDnet's "WIFFIES" awards, please visit http://wi-fi.org/wiffies_awards_2008.

About the Wi-Fi Alliance

The Wi-Fi Alliance is a global, non-profit industry association of more than 300 member companies devoted to promoting the growth of wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). With the aim of enhancing the user experience for mobile wireless devices, the Wi-Fi Alliance's testing and certification programs ensure the interoperability of WLAN products based on the IEEE 802.11 specification.

About TRENDnet

For TRENDnet logos visit: http://trendnet.com/asp/partners/marketing.asp.

TRENDnet is an award winning global brand, dedicated to providing a complete line of high quality yet affordable networking solutions for small to mid-sized business and home users alike. Founded in 1990, TRENDnet is headquartered in Torrance, California, and maintains branch offices in Europe, Central America, South America and Asia. TRENDnet products are sold in over 125 countries. The TRENDnet brand is consistently recognized for high quality, exceptional performance and unparalleled support. For more information visit www.trendnet.com or call +1 (310) 961-5500.