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D-Link Unveils Power-Saving 8-Port Switch to Further Green Technology Initiative
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:24:00 AM
Next-Generation Switch Provides up to 84% Reduced Power Consumption Without Sacrificing Operational Performance. D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, and the first company to introduce green technology to computer networking, today expanded its leadership role in the development of energy-saving products and initiatives. It is introducing the second generation D-Link® 8-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch DGS-2208, which provides up to 84% reduced power consumption* without sacrificing network performance.

Shipping now, the DGS-2208 is one of four environmentally friendly small office/home office (SOHO) unmanaged gigabit switches that will ship this year with newly enhanced power-saving features, including a power supply that is ENERGY STAR-compliant. Already available is the next-generation D-Link 5-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch DGS-2205.

This second generation release of the D-Link Green™ switches is part of an award-winning company-wide D-Link Green technology computing initiative that includes manufacturing environmentally-responsible products, eco-friendly packaging, optimizing devices for ENERGY STAR compliance, and providing consumer education and recycling programs.

"Our goal is to maintain industry leadership as a pioneer of green networking technology by building in even more energy-saving features into our products without sacrificing performance," said AJ Wang, chief technology officer, D-Link. "We plan to continue the momentum of success we've realized with our first generation green products as we seek new avenues that protect the environment and help our customers save money in the process."
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