SOURCE: Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

September 15, 2009 12:35 ET

Extreme Networks Elevates Altura Communication Solutions to National Partner Status

Companies Continue to Provide Enhanced, Intelligent Network Convergence Solutions for Mid-to-Large Enterprises

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - September 15, 2009) - Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) today announced that it has elevated Altura Communication Solutions to a National Partner status due to the commitment and momentum the company has demonstrated since originally joining the Extreme Networks North American Channel program.

Altura is a national solutions and service provider delivering converged network solutions with an emphasis on delivering customer value and superior customer service. Altura's technical expertise is a great complement to the partner rewards and customer benefits stemming from Extreme Networks North American Channel program, which addresses technical education and certification, market development and rewards for lead generation.

Working together, Altura and Extreme Networks have brought aboard new customers, such as the Gadsden School district in Arizona, where a robust network enables richer educational experience for students while boosting the productivity of its staff.

"Altura has consistently worked to build ensuring relationships with its customers while growing its business with Extreme Networks, making them a great fit as our newest National Partner," said Christopher Rajiah, director of North American Channels for Extreme Networks. "We look forward to an even brighter future with Altura as we address key accounts within education, health care, and government."

Extreme Networks recently has enhanced its benefits to channel partners by offering Limited Lifetime Warranty with next day hardware replacement for its Summit® product line of edge convergence switches, furthering the value proposition delivered to customers.

"Extreme Networks' makes for a terrific relationship and its new limited lifetime warranty addresses our customers' need for reduced cost of ownership," said Bob Blazek, president and CEO of Altura Communication Solutions. "Further, it complements our number one rated, nationwide services for Avaya and Extreme."

Altura Communication Solutions

Headquartered in Fullerton, California, Altura Communication Solutions sells and services a variety of products, including voice over IP switching systems, unified communication systems, contact centers, multi media conferencing systems, network system management tools, data switching and routing products. The company has nationwide service capabilities and an enterprise customer base of more than 2,500 companies in the financial, education, health care and government markets. To learn more about Altura's solutions and service capabilities, please visit the corporate website at: or call Altura toll free at: (800) 654-0715.

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:

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including without limitation the possible results of the relationship between Altura and Extreme Networks are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date. Because such statements deal with future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties, including network design, actual product performance, and use of the products in different environments and configurations. We undertake no obligation to update the forward-looking information in this release. Other important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are contained in the Company's 10-Qs and 10-Ks which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (

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