Formerly known as Allied Telesyn, Allied Telesis is a telecommunications or network infrastructure company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Beginning its operations in 1987, Allied Telesis is a deployment expert on IP triple pay networks and a global provider of Ethernet and IP access solutions. Allied Telesis focuses primarily on providing enterprise consumers including educational and governmental segments. Their line of products includes firewall, secure VPS routing solutions, routers, switches, and other networking products. The company has been ranked 4th for having the fastest Ethernet ports and has since expanded their operations, founding North-American headquarters in San Jose, California – USA.