D-Link intros router w/VCT technology

Expanding upon its revolutionary hardware platform design that protects users and stops intruders in their tracks, D-Link’s Ethernet Broadband Router can now independently detect and report cablingissues without the need to unplug and test cables. D-Link seamlessly integrates the Ethernet Broadband Router’s award-winning high performance CPU, advanced router capability, DHCP service functionsand firewall features with the new VCT technology at the industry leading $29 street price, making it the perfect low-cost high-speed networking solution.

The D-Link Express EtherNetwork DI-604 4-Port Broadband Router provides the latest in technology and features important to consumers while remaining affordable and easy to install and use. The new VCT technology provides consumers with the ability to locate and resolve cable connection issues with any Ethernet-enabled device without having to remove and test each cable in a feature-rich affordable package. D-Link’s Ethernet Broadband Router uses a mix of built-in hardware and software to send out probes through its network LAN, pinpointing any cabling issues and displaying them on a consumer’s desktop via the configuration utility. VCT technology enables consumers to troubleshoot connectivity issues with any Ethernet-equipped device, including videoconferencing appliances, gaming consoles and print servers that are not normally visible through networking software. D-Link plans to make the Virtual Cable Tester (VCT) technology available in its award-winning D-Link DI-614+ AirPlus Enhanced 4-Port Wireless Broadband Router by mid-April and the DI-774 AirXpert A/B/G Tri-Mode Dualband 4-Port Wireless Router in mid-May.

“The best value router on the market just got better,” said Steven Joe, President of D-Link. “We are pleased to pack the DI-604 with even more features like the Virtual Cable tester technology to make life easier for customers.”

The D-Link Express EtherNetwork Broadband Router is an award-winning platform packed with advanced router and firewall features at an unbeatable price. The router is a high-speed solution for Internet and network connectivity, giving consumers the options needed to meet any home or office need. Features include basic parental control and URL filtering, advanced firewall protection and Virtual Private Network (VPN) pass through support as well as one of the industry’s best and easiest configuration utilities available.

The D-Link Express EtherNetwork Broadband Router recently passed the test for Microsoft logo compatibility with Xbox Live

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