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A Message from the CEO

I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude for your ongoing support and patronage.

In March of this year Allied Telesis celebrated its 30th anniversary. Since our foundation, we have created and produced increasingly sophisticated network equipment and solutions, and in doing so we have contributed to the technological advancement of more than 40 countries worldwide.

Over the past 30 years we have nurtured both the advancement of network technologies and the expertise of our staff. Today, customers all over the globe rate Allied Telesis products and services very highly. Last year, our X Series switches, which feature our unique AlliedWare Plus operating system, acquired Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification from the United States Department of Defense. This is a tremendous demonstration of our distinguished technological capabilities.

As the era of the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, there is increasing demand for a more comfortable wireless communication environment. To this end, last year we engaged in a joint research and development project with Kyoto University to create an autonomous wireless LAN solution that is designed to automatically cancel radio wave interference. We are currently working to commercialize this.

Moving forward, we will be developing state-of-the-art technologies based on the design concept of Autonomous network infrastructure, which comprises autonomous wired and wireless network infrastructures that can be implemented, operated and managed both efficiently and with flexibility.

We at Allied Telesis look forward to continuing to provide you with first-rate networking products and solutions.

Takayoshi Oshima
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Allied Telesis Holdings K.K.