CodeLathe Introduces TonidoPlug: Tiny, Low Power, Low Cost Home Server Based On Marvell SheevaPlug Platform

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TonidoPlug is a tiny, low power, low cost home server that allows people to access their applications, files, photos, music, and media from anywhere. The TonidoPlug is powered by the extensible Tonido platform, which offers an array of powerful applications for digital homes and small businesses.

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CodeLathe today announced TonidoPlug, a device based on the SheevaPlug™, powered by Marvell® Sheeva™ CPU technology. TonidoPlug is a tiny, low power, low cost home server that allows people to access their applications, files, photos, music, and media from anywhere. The TonidoPlug comes pre-installed with powerful Tonido applications -- Torrent, Jukebox, Webshare, Workspace, Thots, Explorer, Photos, and Search. Additionally, the TonidoPlug can be extended by installing new applications from the Tonido application store, available at

"Keeping true to Tonido's mission -- to empower customers in a connected world, TonidoPlug offers universal access to users' favorite applications, files, music, photos, and media from anywhere without sacrificing privacy and ownership of their data," said Madhan Kanagavel, Codelathe Chief Executive Officer. "As a result of our collaboration with Marvell, we are pleased to offer the TonidoPlug, which is a compelling alternative to cloud storage services and distributes inexpensive computing power to every home."

The Marvell SheevaPlug is designed to enable high-performance, always on, always connected, and environmentally friendly computing that is readily available for developers and end-users. A Plug Computer is designed to draw so little power that it can be left on all of the time. Unlike other embedded devices in the home, it contains a gigahertz class processor designed to offer PC class performance. Plug Computing has been quickly expanding, bringing users new devices, services, and value-added applications, as well as delivering advanced avenues for network connectivity.

"We are delighted to work with CodeLathe to develop the TonidoPlug," said Dr. Simon Milner, Vice President and General Manager of the Enterprise Business Unit, Consumer and Communications Business Group at Marvell Semiconductor. "The SheevaPlug is intended to offer a compelling solution to easily and rapidly implement software services targeted to consumers. In an era when people are more mobile than ever before, Plug Computing delivers a new level of connectivity that their lifestyle demands."

For more information about the TonidoPlug, please visit the official Tonido Web Site: The TonidoPlug will be available online for purchase in the U.S. and Canada in August 2009.

About CodeLathe

CodeLathe is a privately-held software startup based out of Dallas, Texas. The Company was founded in February, 2008 by a team of experienced software developers with expertise in cross-platform development, distributed systems, network security, massive-multiplayer game server development and more. CodeLathe strongly believes in open source and open platforms with a number of contributions and products released under such terms.

CodeLathe products and services include: Money Manager Ex - open source, cross platform personal finance manager available in 25 languages which has been downloaded more than a million times and Tonido -- a peer-to-peer, personal web platform (available under open source and commercial license), custom software development based on open source technologies.


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