SAN JOSE, CA –  August 23, 2018 - Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich and scalable data exchange solutions, announced today that Takayoshi Oshima, founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allied Telesis, Inc. has been elected to the Board of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) at San Jose State University.

“Chairman Oshima’s appointment to the respected MTI Board of Trustees demonstrates the critical role technology plays in improving the mobility of people and goods in our nation. Mr. Oshima’s perspective and expertise will enrich the board considerably,” says Dr. Karen Philbrick, MTI Executive Director.

Takayoshi Oshima founded Allied Telesis in Japan in 1987 with a vision to transform the then emerging data networking industry with highly reliable, standards-based connectivity solutions at an affordable price. Today, Allied Telesis is a global success story, supplying an expanding international customer base with ever more sophisticated hardware, software and services solutions needed to build, operate and secure the data networks that make business possible.

Said Takayoshi Oshima, “I’m honored to have been elected to the Mineta Institute Board of Trustees and look forward to working with the Board of Trustees to promote the mission, vision and values of the Institute.”

About the Mineta Transportation Institute

Founded in 1991, the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI), an organized research and training unit in partnership with the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San José State University (SJSU), increases mobility for all by improving the safety, efficiency, accessibility, and convenience of the nation’s transportation system. Through research, education, workforce development, and technology transfer, MTI helps create a connected world.

About Allied Telesis, Inc.

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.

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