Allied Telesis Partners with Echelon to Deliver Solutions for Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

Allied Telesis Partners with Echelon to Deliver Solutions for Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

Global reseller agreement with Echelon Includes lighting solutions and embedded IoT products

SAN JOSE, CA – April 11, 2018 - Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich and scalable data exchange solutions, today announced the signing of a value added reseller agreement with Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON). Under the terms of the global agreement, Allied Telesis will be authorized to incorporate Echelon's intelligent lighting solutions into its smart city and smart campus projects, and Echelon's industry leading IoT products into Allied Telesis’ other projects requiring building automation and controls.

In major cities, buildings are responsible for approximately 30 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and 70 per cent of energy consumption. To better align with climate and sustainability goals, and to help improve public health and safety, smart cities are looking to smart building technologies to drive impactful changes in facilities management.

"We’re seeing strong demand for our Envigilant IoT services platform and the advanced data collection, analytics and visualization capabilities it delivers to manufacturing, regional transit and public safety customers,” said Taki Oshima, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Allied Telesis. “This agreement with Echelon will allow us to extend Envigilant’s capabilities to the smart building market, where reducing energy consumption and associated costs is a priority for public and private owners.”

Echelon's intelligent lighting solutions turn otherwise ordinary LED streetlight retrofits into 21st century smart city networks capable of fine-tuned control, and can form the basis for future smart city applications. The company’s Industrial IoT solutions for building automation and controls include SmartServer™ IoT, the first edge server to incorporate the most common industrial device protocols. This allows existing and new networks of such devices to seamlessly connect to the cloud and make their data available for use by modern analytics and AI engines.

”We look forward to extending our global reach to prospective customers with Allied Telesis for intelligent lighting and IIoT projects,” said Ron Sege, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Echelon. “Allied Telesis’ solutions-based philosophy and reputation for reliability are perfect fits for our markets.”

About Echelon Corporation

For 30 years Echelon (NASDAQ:ELON) has pioneered the development of open-standard networking platforms for connecting, monitoring and controlling devices in commercial and industrial applications. With more than 140 million connected devices installed worldwide, Echelon's solutions host a range of applications enabling customers to reduce energy and operational costs, improve safety and comfort, and create efficiencies through optimizing physical systems. Echelon is focusing today on two IoT (Internet of Things) market areas: creating smart cities and smart campuses through connected outdoor lighting systems, and enabling device makers to bring connected products to market faster via a range of IoT-optimized embedded systems. More information about Echelon can be found at

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.

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.

Read 3340 times Last modified on Tuesday, 01 May 2018 20:29
Rate this item
(0 votes)

NextGen Communications

NextGen Communications is a telecommunications solution provider specialized in wireless communication and new wired technologies. NextGen Communications was founded in Jan 2008 by high profile telecom and networking pioneers with extensive hands on experience in the Middle East.

Contact Information

  • Address :El Sefarat District, Block 10, Building 3 Nasr City Cairo , Egypt
  • Phone : +(202) 2352 44 64
  • Fax: +(202) 2352 5732
  • Info :
  • Find us on Google Maps