Dan Smith

Dan Smith Joins the Board of Directors of NH-Based Virtual Office Pioneer, Unified Office

Former Co-Founder of Optical Networking and Data Communications Pioneers, Sycamore Networks and Cascade Communications, Brings Impressive Experience and Industry Leadership to Unified Office Portsmouth, NH – November 22, 2013 – Unified Office, Inc., a leading Portsmouth, NH-based managed services provider offering private cloud-based virtual office services to small and medium businesses (SMBs), announced today that Daniel E. Smith, Jr., former co-founder, President and CEO of optical networking pioneer Sycamore Networks, Inc. has joined its Board of Directors. Unified Office provides business owners a transformative, communications managed service that integrates secure, cloud-connected applications and business-class Voice over IP (VoIP). “Dan Smith’s leadership and executive talents are exceptional,” said Ray Pasquale, CEO & Founder of Unified Office. “He has an amazing track record of founding and operating successful, leading edge communications companies. Unified Office reseller partners and their customers will be well served as Dan’s experience and direction is added to our Board of Directors. We are very pleased to have him join the company.” “I’m excited to work closely with the Unified Office team,” said Dan Smith. “Consumer behavior has changed dramatically such that business is now being conducted in real-time and a company’s responsiveness to the market is more critical than ever before. The Unified Office platform is a tremendous advancement in communications for the SMB to address the new realities of today’s business climate.” Daniel E. Smith, Jr. was co-founder, President and CEO of optical networking pioneer Sycamore Networks, Inc. The company developed a broad range of optical networking products that enabled network service providers to transform the capacity created by their fiber optic networks into bandwidth for the delivery of high-speed data services. Previously, he co-founded and led Cascade Communications, another pioneering data communications company, which is now part of Alcatel-Lucent. Dan served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1971-73. He is currently a member of the USS Constitution Museum’s Board of Trustees, and a member and past chairman of Lehigh University’s Board of Trustees. Dan graduated with an MBA in Finance and General Management from Harvard University, and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University. About Unified Office Unified Office Inc. provides the Small and Medium-sized business (SMB) owner a transformative, business communications managed service that integrates cloud- connected applications and business-class Voice over IP (VoIP). Our solution enables the SMB to gain competitive advantage in today’s fast-paced environment. We leverage the power of the most current virtualized computing platforms and communications systems, allowing the SMB to take full advantage of innovative and collaborative services without the need for costly capital investments in IT infrastructure and additional staff. Contact: Cathy Clarke CNC Associates 508-833-8533 cathy@cncassocs.com