+1 877 312 2988
Sign Up Contact Us

SAN JOSE, CA – March 27, 2018 - Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich and scalable data exchange solutions, is delighted to announce that its SwitchBlade x908 GEN2 high-capacity modular switch won the Hardware Product of the Year award at this year’s Network Computing Awards in London, UK. This is the second time Allied Telesis has taken the top award at this prestigious event. Last year we were awarded Best New Hardware Product with the IE300 industrial switch.

The Network Computing Awards were established 12 years ago to recognize solutions that help enterprise networks perform better. This year 35,000 votes were cast by approximately 5,500 individuals using an online nominating and voting model. Seventy percent of these votes were cast by readers of Network Computing magazine, although voting is open to everyone.

The SwitchBlade x908 GEN2 is the newest modular chassis product from Allied Telesis and was developed specifically to address the bandwidth and scalability demands of todays’ IoT-driven networks. Featuring eight hot-swappable module bays allowing a variety of 1G/10G, 40G and 100G port configurations, the x908 GEN2 can stack over long distances, making it ideal for network cores or distributed backbones where high-speed, reliable interconnect is critical.

"We’re very proud that our SwitchBlade x908 GEN2 switch has been recognized at such a prestigious event", said Graham Walker, Product Marketing Director. "We believe that its performance and flexibility make it an ideal choice for Enterprise networks, and that’s been confirmed by the voting public."

Although the GEN2 was the star of the show, Allied Telesis was placed runner-up in several other categories, including:

  • Network Infrastructure Product Of The Year: Allied Telesis Secure Enterprise SDN (SES)
  • Data Centre Product Of The Year: Allied Telesis x550 10 Gig Switch
  • Network Management Product Of The Year: Allied Telesis Vista Manager EX

With a portfolio of products and technologies providing IoT and SDN-enabled solutions for enterprise, government, education and critical infrastructure customers, Allied Telesis is the smarter choice. Its Envigilant™ managed services division delivers customized, state-of-the-art IoT solutions at the edge, empowering innovation, improving process agility and helping build a competitive advantage for customers globally.

We are committed to providing our customers with solutions designed and built to the highest standards and quality. Our manufacturing conforms to ISO 9001 standards and all of our facilities adhere to the strict ISO 14001 standard to ensure a healthier planet.

Forward-Looking Statements

Matters discussed in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides safe harbor protections for forward-looking statements in order to encourage companies to provide prospective information about their business. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements, which are other than statements of historical facts. The Company desires to take advantage of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is including this cautionary statement in connection with this safe harbor legislation. The words “believe,” “anticipate,” “intends,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “project,” “plan,” “potential,” “may,” “should,” “expect,” “pending” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based upon various assumptions, many of which are based, in turn, upon further assumptions, including without limitation, our management's examination of historical operating trends, data contained in our records and other data available from third parties. Although we believe that these assumptions were reasonable when made, because these assumptions are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond our control, we cannot assure you that we will achieve or accomplish these expectations, beliefs or projections.

Warranty and Limitation of Liability

THE INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Allied Telesis, Inc. shall not be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages related to your decision to use any of the information and/or materials listed and/or posted in this press release, even if Allied Telesis, Inc. is advised of the possibility of such damage.

Trademarks Statement

Other companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective trademark owners.