Portable D-Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP is Smaller than a PDA, Features Three Operating Modes and Ships with a Convenient Carrying Case For a Complete Wireless Solution to the Mobile Workforce
Fountain Valley, CA, August 12, 2004 - D -Link, the global leader in consumer network connectivity, today announced the D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP, a portable wireless networking solution for business travelers wanting to access and share hotel Internet connections, wirelessly connect Ethernet devices or secure shared information from potential hackers. The D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP is smaller than the average PDA, measures 3.25" x 2.5" x.75" and ships with a convenient carrying case to make it a complete and compact wireless networking solution. For added mobility, the D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP can be powered over USB if power outlets are not available.
"The need to stay connected while on the road is crucial in today's business environment," said Steven Joe, President and CEO, D -Link Systems, Inc. "With its small footprint and three -in -one functionality, the D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP is a perfect connectivity companion for the business traveler."
The D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP (DWL -G730AP) is a convenient and portable network device that offers today's traveler the flexibility of connecting computers to share files and hotel Internet access, wirelessly connect any Ethernet -equipped to a 802.11b/g network or protect computers and files from hackers and other intruders that are sharing a public connection, such as hot spot internet access locations. The included slim carrying case included with the unit assures that all the required cables are centrally located and protects the unit while being transported.
The D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP provides business travelers with a simple and flexible wireless network no matter where they travel. A small switch on the back of the unit allows users to easily select one of the three wireless modes: Router/Firewall, Access Point and Wireless Client modes. The integrated Router mode features a robust firewall suite, an internal DHCP server that automatically assigns IP addresses to multiple connected devices, supports VPN Pass -through and includes a set of robust firewall features, including Network Address Translation (NAT) and MAC filtering. While in Access Point mode, the Wireless Pocket Router/AP can connect multiple wireless devices, such as laptops and PDAs, to a single Internet connection, be it a hotel or a conference room location. The Wireless Pocket Router/AP can make any Ethernet -equipped device wireless without installing software or configuring network settings, drawing power from either a wall receptacle or from the included Power -Over -USB adapter.
The D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP supports WPA -PSK, as well as
64/128 WEP encryption to secure your wireless data communications, keeping it safe from prying eyes. In Access Point mode, the D -Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP adds support for 802.1x user authentication with an external RADIUS server, making it transferable from multiple office environments.
Price and Availability
The D -Link DWL -G730AP AirPlus Wireless Pocket Router/AP will be available in mid September through authorized retail, reseller and distribution partners at $99.99 Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and comes with a 1 Year Warranty and absolutely FREE 24/7 Technical Support including firmware updates.
About D -Link Systems, Inc.
D -Link is the global leader in total products shipped for consumer networking connectivity according to reports published by the Synergy Research Group. D -Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice and data communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With more than a million square feet of manufacturing capacity and millions of Ethernet adapters, hubs and switch ports, manufactured and shipped, D -Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market.
D -Link U.S.A., Canadian, and Mexico 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.
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