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Corporate Milestones and Achievements

1989
Datex sets up its European subsidiary, firmly establishing its foothold in North American and European markets.

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1986

Datex Systems, Inc. is founded to market network adapters

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1999

The DI-106 Remote Router receives the Best in Test award from Mikrodatorn Magazine (Sweden)

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1998

The Multifunction FlexSWITCH DES-5016 wins the prestigious iF-Product Design Award (Germany)

D-Link is listed among Forbes's 300 companies.

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1997

D-Link wins the National Gold Award of Excellence for DE-1824 Ethernet Hub series from CETRA (Taiwan).

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1995

D-Link's best-selling DE-805TP Ethernet Hub receives CEBIT's Best Product Award (Germany).

The DE-530CT PCI Ethernet Adapter is a finalist for PC Magazine's Technological Excellence Award (France).

D-Link sets up its Indian branch office and the manufacturing operations in India begin.

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1994

DE-650CT Ethernet PC card named Best in Test by U.S. World Magazine (USA).

D-Link International Pte. Ltd. is set up in Singapore to develop worldwide business beyond Europe, U.S.A., and Greater China.
D-Link becomes Taiwan’s first networking company with a Taiwan Stock Exchange IPO (TAIEX code 2332).

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1993

D-Link's industry-first PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter for laptop PC wins a Quality and Innovative Product Award (Taiwan).

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1992

The DE-809TP MiniHub awarded Best of Connectivity and selected as Editor's Choice by Byte Magazine (USA).

Datex Systems Inc. is renamed D-Link Corporation.

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1991

LANSmart Network Operating System version 2.0 wins PC World Magazine's Product of the Year (USA).

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2009

The DIR-685 Wireless N Storage Router wins a red dot Design Award.

D-Link receives the Outstanding Innovation Award for Industrial Technology Advancement from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C.
All new D-Link consumer products since December 2009 have achieved ENERGY STAR compliance.

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2008

The DCS-3415 Network Camera wins the IDEA Award (USA) for product concept design.

D-Link is listed among Taiwan’s Top 10 International Brands for five years in a row.

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2007
D-Link ranks in the INFOTECH 100 in 2007 and is named one of the Top 10 Companies for the Best Returns (BusinessWeek).
D-Link global consolidated revenues hit USD 1 billion.

The DIR-655 Xtreme N Wireless Router wins the PC Magazine Editor's Choice Award (USA).

D-Link receives five-star certification from TÜV Rheinland STAR*.
D-Link becomes the first company in the networking industry to introduce Green Ethernet technology in its Gigabit switches.
D-Link is ranked as the 6th most valuable Taiwan Global Brand, with a brand value of USD 347 million.

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2006

D-Link's SECURESPOT(TM) Internet Security Device wins Best of Show by CNET at CES.

The DIR-635 Wireless N Router is awarded Best Network Product of the Year by Computer Shopper (UK).

D-Link receives the International Achievement Award from Taiwan’s leading newspaper - The China Times.

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2005

The DWL-2700AP AirPremier Outdoor Wireless Access Point wins CRN Test Centre Editor's Choice and Best of the Competition from Computer Resellers News.

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2004
D-Link is listed among Taiwan’s Top 10 International Brands with a product brand value worth NTD 720 million.

The DSA-3100 AirSpot Gateway is selected as Product of the Year by CRN Magazine.

D-Link is ranked #1 in SMB networking connectivity according to The Synergy Research Group.

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2003

D-Link AirXpert Wireless LAN wins an Editor's Choice, out-performing Linksys, Netgear and SMC in Laptop Magazine's 802.11a/g Roundup.

D-Link’s R&D and manufacturing arm spins off as an independent company named Alpha Networks Inc.

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2002

BusinessWeek Magazine lists D-Link among the Annual Global Top 100 Information Tech Companies.

BusinessWeek Magazine lists D-Link among the Annual Global Top 100 Information Tech Companies

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2001
D-Link India has its IPO at the Bombay Stock Exchange and becomes the 1st Taiwanese company to achieve an IPO in India.

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2014
D-Link ranks #1 in shipments of WLAN and Switch in India for 2014 Q1
D-Link introduces the concept of “GET YOUR HOME TALKING,” launching a series of Connected Home products, including Wi-Fi Camera, Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Motion Sensor, all of which can be controlled by mydlink™ Home App to create a smart home life.

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2012
D-Link redefines its strategy to focus on Cloud Cameras, Portable Routers, and Wireless AC Cloud Routers in the consumer space and Unified Wireless, Smart Switches, and Integrated Surveillance Solutions for the business market.
D-Link wins the 2012 Taiwan National Industrial Innovation Award

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2011

The Boxee Box by D-Link wins a red dot Design Award (Germany).

D-Link earns 2011 Taiwan Excellence Gold Award.

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2010
D-Link ranks #1 in Small to Large Enterprise WLAN Stand-Alone Access Points by units shipped.

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