Article: D-Link Turns Eyes to Cloud for Network Management

Andrew R. Hickey of CRN writes about “the three-pronged cloud assault D-Link is plotting.”  D-Link leverages our CloudCommand technology to power the DAP-2555 and its outdoor sibling, the DAP-3525, to deliver cloud-based networking to SMBs/SMEs.

According to Ken Loyd, D-Link’s director of product marketing, adding cloud capabilities to its growing portfolio gives D-Link new features and functions to target is SMB and mid-sized clients and arms solution providers with the ability to offer clients in that market segment more sophisticated capabilities…

CloudCommand eases the deployment of wireless access points by leveraging the cloud for automated configuration. VARs can deploy secure, managed Wi-Fi networks with several access points more quickly. CloudCommand enables users and solution providers to send an access point to a remote office and when that access point is plugged in it configures itself via the cloud to create a plug-and-play WLAN…

“This is a growing need in the market place,” Loyd said. “It’s all around ease of deployment, maintenance and service.”

Read the article.

About PowerCloud Systems
PowerCloud Systems is the leading online software platform provider for enabling Networking as a Service (NaaS). Its CloudCommand technology provides OEMs and service providers with the most powerful and cost-effective path for adding comprehensive cloud capabilities to their new and existing networking equipment. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., PowerCloud Systems is a spin-out from PARC that is funded by Qualcomm Ventures, Walden Venture Capital, Javelin Venture Partners and PARC. For more information, visit www.powercloudsystems.com.

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