AT Global Services Announces Strategic Addition of John Squeo to Executive Team

ORLANDO, Fla. and SAN JOSE, Calif. - February 24, 2014 - Allied Telesis, a global provider of secure IP/Ethernet switching solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of IP Triple Play networks, today announces the appointment of John Squeo as chief technology officer (CTO) and senior vice president (SVP), Cloud Services, effective January 1, 2014. Based out of the Allied Telesis Chicago headquarters, Squeo assumes responsibility for AT Global Services, a unit of Allied Telesis, Inc.

A multi-industry expert in providing IT solutions, Squeo has served on executive advisory councils for Fortune 100 companies and performs in a strategic advisory capacity for Fortune 500 Health information technology (HIT) companies, Fortune 100 medical product manufacturers, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and independent physicians associations. Squeo previously held leadership positions within Vanguard Health Systems, a hospital system with 28 hospitals in five states, where he led Vanguard's Centers of Excellence. He is a distinguished member of and frequent speaker for the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Society of Information Management (SIM).

"Allied Telesis is an innovator in delivering network infrastructure and unsurpassed services to the global healthcare marketplace," stated Squeo. "The Company has a strong reputation for developing highly resilient, dependable technologies and solutions for the enterprise and cloud, and I'm enthusiastic about the opportunity to drive organic growth of the AT Global Services unit."

"We are pleased to welcome John to AT Global Services as our new CTO and SVP," said Takayoshi Oshima, chairman and chief executive officer, Allied Telesis, Inc. "John has demonstrated expertise in providing successful IT solutions for a wide variety of organizations. I'm optimistic that his unique perspective and vast knowledge will prove invaluable to the development of our new services, software, and solutions."

Squeo and other Allied Telesis experts will present IT solutions to help CIOs achieve what the Company calls, "Data Liquidity"—the ability to achieve IT and patient goals -at HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibition at Booth #3031 in Orlando, February 24-26. Data Liquidity results in streamlining data management by optimizing the cost and management of it and ensuring maximum flexibility so that data can be shared across the organization to achieve improved patient outcomes and maximize financial performance.