FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., February 17, 2009 — D-Link, a leading computer networking solutions provider for consumers and business, has been named a finalist in the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA®) annual Mark of Excellence Awards competition for its D-Link Green™ technology policies.

Presented by CEA's TechHome Division, the Mark of Excellence Awards recognize finalists for their outstanding achievement and innovation in trend-setting custom home electronics products, services or installation technologies.

A finalist in the "Supplier with the Best Environmentally Friendly Product, Service or Corporate Policy," D-Link Green caught the attention of the panel of judges comprised of system integrators, manufacturers, members of industry trade press and consultants.

As the finalists were announced, the judges praised D-Link for its "commitment to saving the world's environment" and its "partnership with the U.S. government's ENERGY STAR® program".

The D-Link Green program assures that both consumer and business products are designed to reduce power consumption whenever possible, use recyclable materials in packaging, recycle unused factory parts and to adhere to worldwide environmental standards in every aspect of the manufacturing cycle.

"We are honored and proud to be recognized for our Green Technology initiatives by such a prestigious organization as the CEA, of which we have been a member for many years," said Steven Joe, president and CEO of D-Link Systems, Inc. in Fountain Valley, Calif. "We are dedicated to continuing our Green innovation, seeking new avenues that protect the environment and help our customers save money in the process."

Winners will be recognized at the Mark of Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday, March 13 at the Rosen Center Hotel in conjunction with the Electronic House Expo (EHX) Spring 2009, in Orlando, Florida.

The full list of Mark of Excellence honorees is located at

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice, data and video communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain Valley, Calif., 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $173 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,200 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Where Entertainment, Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at


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