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D-Link Helps Keep Holiday Travelers Calm, Cool and Connected

Naughty and/or Nice, D-Link's Holiday Gifts Offer Unlimited Mobile Connectivity, Content Sharing and Media Streaming On-the-Go

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether they're headed to Grandma's or traveling to that ideal vacation spot, D-Link has a suite of new products that will make perfect gifts for the 92 million[i] people who will be on-the-go this holiday season. Catering to today's mobile lifestyles, D-Link's holiday line-up includes the D-Link® Cloud Camera 2200 (DCS-2132L), a low-cost, HD camera for keeping an eye on anyone or anything left behind; the D-Link® SharePort™ Go (DIR-506L), a fast and easy-to-use Wi-Fi on-the-go solution; and, the D-Link® MovieNite Plus (DSM-312) streaming media player, offering the ability to share holiday flicks and memories with family and friends just about anywhere.

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"More than ever, devices that keep us connected and entertained are on the top of everyone's holiday gift lists," said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. "D-Link's fun and affordable cloud cameras, mobile Wi-Fi companions and streaming media players fit this bill perfectly. The gift of connectivity – staying in touch, having fun and providing peace of mind – really is the gift that keeps on giving."

So for every one of your on-the-go friends and family members, D-Link's holiday gift line-up is making staying connected while traveling a little easier and a lot more fun this holiday season:

  • A View On-the-Go: Keep an eye on what matters most while away this holiday season with D-Link's latest Cloud Camera 2200 (DCS-2132L) offering 24 hour surveillance in HD video clarity. The easy-to-use Cloud Camera offers motion detection and night vision to monitor the nursery or kids' playroom day or night. And, easily view streaming video on-the-go from any PC or notebook via the mydlink.com portal and on any iPhone®, iPad®, or Androiddevice via the free mydlink Lite app.
  • Wi-Fi On-the-Go with SharePort Go: Featuring a compact design and rechargeable battery, the highly portable D-Link SharePort Go (DIR-506L) can be used almost anywhere, at home or on the road and can also be used to charge a smartphone. Seamlessly add wireless storage to an iPhone, iPad or Android device using any USB Flash drive and use the free SharePort Mobile app to stream media from a connected USB drive to multiple mobile devices at the same time – a useful feature while on-the-go during the holidays. The SharePort Go also turns an Internet connection into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and can be used to create a secured wireless network anywhere.
  • Streaming-a-Go-Go: Offering popular channels and apps for endless entertainment choices, D-Link's MovieNite™ Plus (DSM-312) lets users stream classic holiday flicks, jams and holiday photos right to their TV – turning any living room into the ultimate entertainment center for the holidays. The robust MovieNite Plus allows users to stream a limitless amount of the latest movies and TV shows at up to 1080p HD video quality, as well as music right to their TV, including content from VUDU®, Netflix®, YouTube®, Facebook, and more!  MovieNite Plus also transforms the TV into a digital photo album with Picasa, perfect for sharing holiday memories in stunning HD quality. Users can even see video from their Cloud Camera on the big screen with the mydlink app.  

Availability and Pricing
The Cloud Camera 2200 (DCS-2132L) is available for $199.99, SharePort Go (DIR-506L) is available for $99.99, and the MovieNite Plus (DSM-312) is available for $79.99. All three products are available throughout D-Link's North American network of e-tail and retail outlets, and at the company's online store (www.dlinkshop.com).

About D-Link
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit www.dlink.comor connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).

MovieNite, SharePort, D-Link and the D-Link logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other third-party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2012. D-Link. All Rights Reserved.

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[i] According to AAA 2011-12 Year-End Holiday Travel Forecast

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