Allied Telesis


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Allied Telesis (アライドテレシス, Araido Tereshisu) is a network infrastructure/telecommunications company, formerly Allied Telesyn. Headquartered in Japan, their North American headquarters are in San Jose, California. Founded in 1987, the company is a global provider of secure Ethernet & IP access solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of IP triple play networks over copper and fiber access infrastructure.

Allied Telesis Holdings K.K.
Native name
TypePublic (K.K)
TYO: 6835
IndustryNetworking hardware
FoundedMarch 1987, 09; 35 years ago (09-03-1987)
Nishi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0031
Area served
Key people
Takayoshi Oshima
(Chairman and CEO)
RevenueDecrease JPY 28.39 billion (FY 2018) (US$ 262 million) (FY 2017)
Decrease JPY 211 million (FY 2017) (US$ 1.9 million) (FY 2017)
Number of employees
1,621 (consolidated, as of December 31, 2017)
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes / references

According to a Dell Oro Group report,[3] Allied Telesis ranked 4th in the world for shipments of fast Ethernet ports in Q4 2005.

Company historyEdit

  • Mar. 1987 System Plus Co. is established with 1 million Yen capital stock.
  • Sep. 1987 The company is renamed Allied Telesis K.K.
  • Apr. 1990 Capital stock is increased to 99 million Yen.
  • Feb. 1991 Allied Telesyn Intl. (Asia) Pte., Ltd. is established in Singapore.
  • Jun. 1995 Allied Telesyn Intl. Pty Ltd. is established in Australia.
  • Nov. 1995 Malaysia Sales Office opens.
  • Jun. 1997 Capital stock is increased to 734 million Yen.
  • Jul. 1997 Taiwan Representative Office is launched.
  • May 1999 Acquires a networking division from Teltrend Ltd., US.
  • May 1999 Centrecom Systems Ltd. is established in UK.
  • Jun. 2000 Allied Telesyn Europe Service S.r.l. is established in Italy.
  • Jun. 2000 Allied Telesyn Korea Co., Ltd. is established in the Republic of Korea.
  • Jul. 2000 Allied Telesis K.K. is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • Oct. 2000 Allied Telesyn Labs New Zealand Ltd., an R&D center, is established in Christchurch, New Zealand[4]
  • Mar. 2001 Allied Telesyn Philippines Inc. is established in the Philippines as a software development base.
  • Mar. 2001 Allied Telesyn International m.b.H is established in Austria.
  • Sep. 2001 Allied Telesis (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. is established in China.
  • Oct. 2001 Allied Telesyn Networks Inc., an R&D center, is established in North Carolina, U.S.A.
  • Jan. 2002 Allied Telesis International SA is established in Switzerland.
  • Feb. 2002 Allied Telesyn International S.L.U. is established in Spain.
  • Jul. 2004 Allied Telesis K.K. is renamed Allied Telesis Holdings K.K.
  • Mar. 2005 Allied Telesis K.K. acquires ROOT Inc, a wireless networking company.
  • May. 2005 Allied Telesis Capital Corp is established in Washington state, USA.
  • Dec. 2006 Allied Telesis Capital Corp opens branch on Yokota Air Base, Japan
  • Jun. 2007 Allied Telesis launches Switchblade x908 Advanced Layer 3 High-capacity stackable chassis switch.
  • Jul. 2007 Allied Telesis Yokota AFB Branch rolls out IPTV as part of its IVVD contract with AAFES to the Yokota Community.
  • Summer 2008 Allied Telesis Yokota AFB Branch adds 23 channels to its video lineup
  • Sep 2008 Allied Telesis Yokota AFB Branch upgrades to a tier one voice carrier for telephony calls to the states
  • Nov. 2008 Allied Telesis launches "Green" Eco-friendly networking products to the market.
  • Oct. 2012 Allied Telesis launches SwitchBlade x8112 Advanced Layer 3 twelve-slot chassis switch
  • Apr. 2014 Allied Telesis launches SBx81CFC960 controller card with terabit fabric for the SwitchBlade x8112 [5]
  • Jul. 2014 Allied Telesis launches x310 series stackable edge switches
  • May 2015 Allied Telesis launches x930 series high-performance distribution switch [6]
  • May 2015 Allied Telesis launches AR3050S and AR4050S Next-Generation Firewall appliances
  • Aug 2015 Sri Lanka’s Expressway Traffic Management System Adopts Allied Telesis Solutions[7]


Allied Telesis is primarily a provider of equipment for enterprise customers, along with educational and government segments. They also serve moderate and small businesses. Their POTS-to-10G iMAP (integrated Multiservice Access Platform) and iMG (intelligent Multiservice Gateways), in conjunction with advanced switching, secure VPN routing solutions, enable public and private network operators and service providers of all sizes to deploy scalable, carrier-grade networks for the cost-effective delivery of packet-based voice, video and data services.

The current product range includes:

  • AlliedWare Plus switches:
    • x220 Series Layer 3 Gigabit Edge Switches
    • x230 Series Layer 3 Gigabit Edge Switches
    • x320 Series Layer 3 Gigabit PoE++ Switches
    • x530/x530L Series Layer 3 Stackable Gigabit Dual PSU Switches
    • x930 Series 1G/10G/40G Layer 3 Stackable Dual PSU Switches
    • x950 Series 10G/40G/100G Stackable Layer 3 Managed Switches
    • SwitchBlade x908Gen2 Layer 3 stackable eight-slot chassis switch
    • SwitchBlade x8112 Layer 3 twelve-slot chassis switch
  • integrated Multiservice Access Platforms available as multi-slot chassis or a 1RU "miniMAP", provide FTTx or xDSL "last mile" access to end-customers
  • intelligent Multiservice Gateways (iMG) deliver voice, video and data over the "last mile"
  • Switches range from the SBx908 advanced layer 3 gigabit switches to the AT-8000S layer 2 managed fast Ethernet stackable switches. Smart switches and Unmanaged switches are also available in the portfolio. Many of the switches are designed for low power Eco-friendly operation, significantly reducing customer OPEX, and the impact on the environment.
  • Routers range from the AR700 series of central site routers for terminating multiple VPNs with system redundancy, to the AR200 series of home office routers with ADSL broadband connections and WLAN options
  • Media Converters, the range includes the Converteon - an 18-slot managed media conversion system, a multi-channel media converter, and a range of stand-alone media converters
  • Wireless LAN products cover a range of access points and wireless coverage for "last mile" solutions
  • Network Adapter Cards, a comprehensive range of fiber and copper 10/100/1000 plug'n'play NICs
  • Internet Service Provider, Contracted by AAFES (Army Air Forces Exchange Service) to provide Triple Play Services
  • Corega: Originally, Corega Inc. was established in 1996 for offering networking hardware products, network router, network switch and wireless router for consumer market and small business. In 2009, Allied Telesis K.K. acquired Corega Inc, then it started as one brand (division).

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Corporate Data". Allied Telesis. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  2. ^ "About the company". Financial Times. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Dell Oro Group market report". Archived from the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2007.
  4. ^ Location of ATL NZ on WikiMapia
  5. ^ "Allied Telesis Introduces Industry-First Line Rate Terabit Switching Fabric for its SwitchBlade® x8100 Ethernet/IP Switching Series". Computerworld. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Allied Telesis Launches x930 Series of High-Performance Distribution Switches With Unified Management Capabilities". CMO. Archived from the original on 26 February 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Sri Lanka's Expressway Traffic Management System Adopts Allied Telesis Solutions". Retrieved 12 November 2016.

External linksEdit

  • Official website (in English)
  • Allied Telesis Capital Corp Service Yokota (in English)