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D-LINK CONNECTS THE BUSINESS TRAVELLER WITH VERSATILE WIRELESS POCKET ROUTER/AP
Portable D-Link wireless pocket router/AP is smaller than a PDA, features three operating modes and is assembled in a convenient carrying case for a complete wireless solution to the mobile user

London, 18th October 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 travellers 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 comes 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 Kevin Wen, President D-Link Europe Ltd. “With its small footprint and three-in-one functionality, the D-Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP is a perfect connectivity companion for the business traveller."

The D-Link Wireless Pocket Router/AP (DWL-G730AP) is a convenient and portable network device that offers today’s traveller 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 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 travellers 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 an AC power outlet 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.

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.


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Editors please note that hi-res product photography is available on request.

About D-Link:

D-Link is a worldwide leader and award-winning designer, developer, and true manufacturer of networking, wireless, broadband, digital electronics, and voice and data communications products. These products provide the ideal solution for digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments.

Established in 1986, D-Link is completely committed to technology excellence and quality production. Throughout the years, D-Link has strengthened its position as one of the industry’s leaders in data networking, wireless, broadband and communication solutions. Worldwide revenues reached US$728 million for the year 2003.

D-Link employs over 1,600 people worldwide and has R&D centres in Taiwan, USA, China and India; 1,000,000sq feet of manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, China, and India; 87 worldwide sales offices in 36 countries.

D-Link is built on a fundamental core competency that is well founded in the concept of communications. With a strong foundation and expertise in networking solutions, D-Link is transforming and continually expanding the scope of technology expertise and leadership to develop cutting-edge communications solutions.


Press Contact for D-Link:

David Evans
T – 01291 626200
E – davide@cohesive.uk.com
Cohesive Communications Ltd


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