D-Link gets smart at mobile world congress 2018

D-Link has previewed its latest range of devices and services for smart homes, smart cities and smart businesses at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Imogen Hargreaves Mar 05th 2018

D-Link has previewed its latest range of devices and services for smart homes, smart cities and smart businesses at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

This includes a wide range of new switches, cloud-based IT management solutions and upgrades to the company’s existing portfolio of devices, all showcased throughout the global event at Hall 5, stand 5H70.

D-Link’s range of devices at Mobile World Congress 2018 included a new range of new mobile solutions to bring seamless connectivity to consumers, businesses and carriers, including Edge as a Service, Connected Transportation, Smart Parking, Smart Retail, Connectivity & Surveillance, Fixed Mobile Convergence and BLE IoT Solution.

The company's new subscription-based cloud network management solution Nuclias and MyDlink Pro series of surveillance cameras were also on display.

During the event, D-Link also launched new support for Software Defined Networking via a free upgrade for D-Link’s DGS-3000 (Access layer) and DGS-3630 (aggregation layer) switches, and all new DXS/DQS-5000 data centre switches, which will offer up to 32 100GbE ports for Top-of-Rack or End-of-Row applications. The enhanced DGS-3000 and DGS-3630 firmware, which also enables support for OpenFlow 1.3, will be available for testing in Q2 and Q1 respectively. The DXS/DQS-5000 series switches will be available from the end of Q2 2018, supporting OpenFlow 1.3.

They also unveiled their latest ruggedised, high-performance switches designed specifically to support the swiftly growing demand for smart city applications, industrial automation and rapid adoption of 4.0 techniques.