NETGEAR Selects Tuxera to Accelerate ReadyNAS Performance

Dramatically Increases Private Cloud Write Speed

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA <January 11, 2012>. Tuxera, the leading provider of interoperable file systems for Android, Linux, Mac and other platforms, today announced NETGEAR® has selected Tuxera’s file system technology to power its Marvell-based ReadyNAS® family of network attached storage (NAS) devices for the Small- to Medium-sized Business (SMB) market. Tuxera’s market leading file system technology increases NAS write speeds without compromising interoperability, functionality and scalability.

“We selected Tuxera because their file system technology allows us to achieve significantly faster results than before acceleration.” notes Matt Pahnke, Sr Product Marketing Manager at NETGEAR. “With the help of Tuxera, NETGEAR’s ReadyNAS Duo v2 and NV+ v2 products feature significantly faster back-up times and seamless user experience with portable storages.”

A typical NAS system runs off-the-shelf Linux software stack with standard open source file systems. As the well-recognized open source file system leader, Tuxera has partnered with NAS chipset manufacturers to integrate and optimize its proprietary and enhanced commercial file system technology into the devices. Tuxera’s comprehensive NAS offering for OEMs includes high-performance, chipset-optimized Tuxera XFS for the main storage and Tuxera NTFS and HFS+ file systems for external, portable storages.

“Tuxera’s mission is to serve advanced storage system manufacturers on the path to private clouds by making the world’s network storage centerpieces more responsive, scalable and portable.” noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO. “NETGEAR is among the first whom we are proudly shipping the latest file system technology to ramp up the device performance multiple times over the previous generation.”

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About Tuxera. Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have tens of millions 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

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About NETGEAR, Inc. NETGEAR (NASDAQGM:NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers. The company’s headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at and