Polkast(SM) and NETGEAR(R) Team Up to Deliver Best in Class Device Personal
Cloud and Storage Solution
Polkast Makes the NETGEAR ReadyNAS Securely Accessible From Any
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/18/13 -- Polkast, a service
that connects mobile devices, computers and storage drives, enabling
fast and easy access to large media libraries via WiFi or remotely,
today announced support for the NETGEAR(R) ReadyNAS(R) models,
including the Duo v2 and NV+ v2. Priced at $5.99, the Polkast app is
available for download in the NETGEAR genie(R)+ Marketplace.
NETGEAR ReadyNAS owners can now enjoy all of the content stored on
their storage device from their iPad, iPhone, Android or Kindle Fire,
in an easy-to-use interface that includes features for editing and
The ReadyNAS Duo v2 and NV+ v2 are always-on devices for centralized
file storage and backup. Polkast provides the software for secure
on-demand content access from mobile. No syncing is required, and
users maintain control of their private files in their own private
"People buy a NAS to get easy access to their data from anywhere,"
said Hong Bui, Founder and CEO of Polkast. "NETGEAR is an innovator
and market leader in network attached storage with an easy-to-use
platform, so we are thrilled to be a part of their offering."
"Polkast is a highly-rated, easy-to-use service which enhances
NETGEAR solutions for small businesses and homes," said Cedar
Milazzo, Senior Program Director of the Smart Network Platform.
"We're very happy to welcome Polkast into the genie+ Marketplace."
The Polkast app on the NETGEAR ReadyNAS devices is compatible with
the free Polkast mobile apps available in the iTunes App Store,
Google Play and Amazon App Store. For more information, and to
download the free Polkast homebase companion app for Windows and Mac,
please visit www.polkast.com.
Founded in 2010, Polkast is ushering in the next wave
of personal cloud computing. Polkast apps connect consumer devices
directly, letting users build their own personal cloud, bypassing the
public cloud. Polkast is a smarter solution for file access and
transfer, leveraging WiFi and addressing the problems of cloud size
restrictions and security -- files are not stored on
a 3rd party
servers, and only the user has access to them. Polkast distributes
apps on Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android and Linux direct to consumers
and through device partners; and in September 2012 added Polkast
Polkast software lets you seamlessly connect the dots in your digital
life, quickly, securely and without limits. For more information
about Polkast, please visit www.polkast.com.
Polkast and the Polkast logo are registered trademarks of Polkast,
LLC. All rights reserved. All other trademarks mentioned herein are
the property of their respective owners. NETGEAR, NETGEAR genie and
ReadyNAS are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc.
and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.
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