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ZyXEL Integrates Tuxera NTFS into NAS and Router Product Lines

  • August 5, 2010 /
  • by Mikko Välimäki /
  • connected home, home networking, routers, Tuxera exFAT, Tuxera NTFS, Zyxel /


ZyXEL Integrates Tuxera NTFS into NAS and Router Product Lines
Delivers Increased Usability Through Major Telecom Operators

Sunnyvale, CA, August 5, 2010 — Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of interoperable NTFS and exFAT file systems, today announced ZyXEL Communications Corp. the world’s leading broadband access solutions provider, has adopted Tuxera NTFS into its network attached storage device and router product lines. Tuxera NTFS bridges ZyXEL’s devices seamlessly with external storage, PCs and other devices, and gives ZyXEL users the freedom to share music and video without the need to install any additional software.

“I am pleased to see one of the most trusted brands in communications electronics choose Tuxera as their partner to deliver data portability to consumers all over the world. ZyXEL’s decision demonstrates Tuxera as the leading company in the field with the ability to provide highest-performing, reliable and cost-effective solutions on any platform,” noted Mikko Välimäki Tuxera CEO.

“With Tuxera’s interoperable file system inside, users can freely and effectively access and share multimedia content which has been downloaded to ZyXEL’s home storage devices,” noted Chinru Lin, Assistant VP of ZyXEL’s Digital Home Business Unit. “We are confident that the cooperation model with Tuxera will benefit our other worldwide digital home-related projects as well.”

Tuxera NTFS support is included in a wide range of ZyXEL’s network attached storage devices and routers that ship to consumers through leading telecom operators. Tuxera NTFS is also available in a firmware upgrade to existing ZyXEL users.

For more information:

Mikko Välimäki
CEO, Tuxera
Tel. +358-50-5980498

Emily Chen
Strategy & Marketing Department
ZyXEL Communications
Tel: +886-3-5783942 Ext. 8416

About Tuxera. Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones, and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Linux, Mac OS X, and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.

About ZyXEL Communications. ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989 and headquartered in Taiwan, is the leading provider of complete broadband access solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has undergone many transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions of Telco, SME/Enterprise, and Digital Home for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Wired and Wireless Access Network Equipments, Networking Customer Premises Equipments, and Carrier Switches. SME and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions. The company has 3200 employees and distributors in 70 countries, reaching more than 150 regional markets. The ZyXEL Communications Corp. includes more than 30 subsidiaries and sales offices and two research and development centers worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s Website, http://www.zyxel.com.