SOURCE: Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

August 11, 2009 15:05 ET

Extreme Networks Addresses Networking Challenges of Cloud Computing With Presentation at Next Generation Data Center Conference

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - August 11, 2009) - Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), today announced that it will present at the Next Generation Data Center™ (NGDC) event, held August 12-13 at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco. The conference is focused on complete solutions for 21st century data centers and related new technologies.

Kevin Ryan, director of Data Center Solutions for Extreme Networks, along with representatives from operator Engine Yard and data center provider Pacific Internet Exchange, will deliver presentations for the session: "Networking Challenges in Co-location," on Thursday, August 13th, at 10:15 a.m.

Engine Yard, a leading cloud computing service provider specializing in Ruby on Rails applications, will discuss best practices in deploying and managing Ethernet networks in a managed hosting and cloud computing environment. Pacific Internet Exchange is a leading managed hosting provider for Asia-centric companies.

As Service Level Agreements (SLAs) become more stringent, the stakes are high for operators of co-location and managed services data centers that are supporting mission-critical applications, such as CRM, e-commerce, and cloud computing. As a result, network reliability and resiliency have become even more critical requirements for supporting services and applications in global data centers.

"Extreme Networks is proud to collaborate with innovative operators Engine Yard and Pacific Internet Exchange to dive into the issues concerning the networking and facility challenges faced by providers of cloud computing and data center hosting," said Kevin Ryan, director of data center solutions at Extreme Networks. "We look forward to an insightful discussion that will cover real-world case studies and touch on the key considerations in network design for cloud computing environments."

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Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks provides converged Ethernet networks that support data, voice and video for enterprises and service providers. The company's network solutions feature high performance and high availability switching that deliver insight and control enabling customers to solve their real-world business communications challenges. Operating in more than 50 countries, Extreme Networks provides wired and wireless secure LANs, data center infrastructure and Service Provider Ethernet transport solutions that are complemented by global, 24x7 service and support. For more information, visit:

This announcement contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding joint offerings and interperability. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including, but not limited to: fluctuations in demand for the Company's products and services; a highly competitive business environment for network switching equipment; its effectiveness in controlling expenses, the possibility that the Company might experience delays in the development of new technology and products; customer response to its new technology and products; the timing of any recovery in the global economy; risks related to pending or future litigation, and a dependency on third parties for certain components and for the manufacturing of the Company's products. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking information in this release. More information about potential factors that could affect the Company's business and financial results is included in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, under the captions: "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," and "Risk Factors."

Extreme Networks is a registered trademark or trademark of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

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    Extreme Networks Public Relations
    Gregory Cross
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