The company’s proprietary exFAT file system implementation promises exceptional fail-safety for next-generation mobile and VR entertainment

ESPOO, Finland, and TAIPEI, Taiwan – July 31, 2019 – Tuxera, the world-leading storage software and networking technology company, has announced that HTC, the global leader in electronics innovation and design, has selected Microsoft exFAT by Tuxera to be integrated into the new HTC 5G Hub. The collaboration brings 5G to homes and offices of the future, providing customers with a secure, premium mobile connectivity experience.

“With 5G interconnectivity and high-speed streaming being important in the technology of the future, we are excited to work with HTC on their new 5G mobile smart hub,” says Zhiheng Yang, Director of Software Solutions China and Taiwan at Tuxera. “We’ve collaborated with HTC previously, and it has been a pleasure and a privilege to work with them again.”

“We chose Tuxera for the proven reliability, fail-safety, and premium quality of their solutions,” says Nigel Newby-House, AVP of product planning and go-to-market at HTC. “Having worked with Tuxera before, we knew the level of data transfer speed and data integrity we could achieve for our HTC 5g Hub through this joint effort. We greatly look forward to continued collaboration with Tuxera.”

Fueling the future with faultless 5G

With the significantly improved data transfer speeds and latency offered by 5G, demand for products capable of harnessing the technology are expected to increase rapidly in the near future. As the world’s first 5G mobile smart hub, the HTC 5G Hub answers these 5G needs with quality and versatility – functioning as a home media center and office environment enabler, all in-one. Featuring the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform as well as Android™ 9 Pie support, the versatile device enables smooth 4K video streaming, low-latency gaming, and can function as a 5G mobile hotspot for up to 20 users.

With state-of-the-art connectivity, seamless and secure data transfer is paramount. Microsoft exFAT by Tuxera brings stable data storage management to consumer electronics. Tuxera’s high-performance Linux kernel module is customizable for multiple environments, and safely handles simultaneous HD streaming while achieving maximum I/O throughput – ensuring an efficient and fail-safe experience no matter the device or platform. Additionally, Tuxera has a special arrangement with Microsoft, allowing OEMs, ODMs, and suppliers to purchase the company’s proprietary exFAT file system implementation already covered by a full Microsoft exFAT patent license.

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