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Kensington Named a CRN Top 10 Hot Technology Product for SMBs

Kensington USB 3.0 Docking Station is Ideal Universal Cable for Connecting Multiple Devices for Mobile Employees

Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple. computing accessories, today announced that the Kensington USB 3.0 Docking Station has been named one of the 10 Hot Technology products for SMBs by CRN Magazine.

The Kensington USB 3.0 Docking Station with DVI, HDMI and VGA Video is a one-cable universal solution for laptops to access multiple peripherals. According to CRN, “this is an especially important device as more companies’ employees are mobile, but still need the same connectivity to other devices such as their home desktop.”  In addition, Ultrabooks™ and other super slim laptop computers like the Apple MacBook Air deliver sleek looks. However, many of these ultra-slim devices have a limited number of ports for connectivity. As a result, users are constantly plugging and unplugging peripherals to connect to the devices they need. The Kensington USB 3.0 Dual Docking Station turns a single USB 3.0 port into six USB ports, in addition to other audio, video, and network ports. With one hot pluggable connection, users have access to all of their peripherals already setup in the environment, which may include printer, external drive, scanner, keyboard and mouse, speaker, microphone, Gigabit Ethernet network, and even two external high resolution monitors.

“This recognition speaks to our success in providing businesses with desktop, mobility and security solutions to help them increase productivity and overcome the connectivity limitations of thinner computing devices,” said, Louie Yao, Global Product Manager, Kensington. “Employees today are highly mobile and need the same connectivity, whether they are at the office, home, or on the move. Kensington’s USB Dual Docking Station gives users accessibility to all of their devices and peripherals with a single USB 3.0 connection.”  

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships.

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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.