D-Link Expands Green Technology Initiative With Power-Saving Switches
<strong>Fountain Valley, Calif. — Feb. 17</strong><br />D-Link's green switches just got greener. The end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, and the first company to introduce green technology to computer networking, expanded its leadership role in the development of energy-saving products and initiatives. <br /><br />D-Link is introducing the second-generation 5-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch (DGS-2205), which provides up to 73 percent reduced power consumption without sacrificing network performance.<br /><br />Shipping now, the DGS-2205 is one of four environmentally friendly small-office/home-office (SOHO) unmanaged gigabit switches with newly enhanced power-savings. The 16-port (DGS-1016D) and 24-port (DGS-1024D) unmanaged gigabit switches will also receive enhanced power savings later this year.<br /><br />The second-generation releases of the D-Link DGS-2200 series multi-port desktop switches are 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 certification and providing consumer education and recycling programs.<br /><br />"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 Steven Joe, president and CEO or D-Link Systems Inc. “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."