D-Link announces new Cloud initiative at CES 2012
- 12 January, 2012 08:49
D-Link has introduced its D-Link Cloud product line at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, which aims to enhance its consumer networking products with Cloud functionality.
According to the company, the new Cloud capabilities will result in improved usability and effortless setup for many D-Link devices including network cameras, routers and storage devices. These functions will be made accessible via the mydlink website or mydlink mobile application.
“By joining their D-Link devices to the Cloud, customers will gain access to valuable features for anyone to view, control and share their digital life,” D-Link chairman and CEO, Roger Kao, said.
The D-Link Cloud products promise access to consumer networking devices in a few simple taps or clicks.
In addition to current and next-generation network cameras, some of the first products to receive Cloud enhancements will be routers and network attached storage (NAS) devices.
The company also claimed the D-Link Cloud initiative recognised the evolving consumer networking landscape.
“The D-Link Cloud initiative is D-Link’s latest endeavor to drive usability and connectivity in the consumer networking space.” said D-Link vice-president of marketing, Jocelyn Chung.
At the tradeshow, the company also launched a range of products and services that include: support of the next-generation Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac (available in the later part of 2012), the D-Link All-in-One Mobile Companion DIR-505 (available in April), the D-Link Cloud Camera 5000 DCS-5222L (available in April), the mydlink-enabled D-D-Link Enhanced Wireless N Day/Night Home Network Camera DCS-942L (available now), the D-Link Cloud Router DIR-605L (available now), the HD Media Router 3000 DIR-857 with SharePort Cloud technology (available in late-January) and the Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router DHP-1565 (available in January).