SOURCE: Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

June 03, 2009 07:30 ET

Extreme Networks Ranks #17 on Healthcare Informatics' Top 100 Listing of the Most Interesting Companies in Health IT

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - June 3, 2009) - Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) today announced that Healthcare Informatics, A CIO-level healthcare information technology magazine, has placed Extreme Networks within the top quartile of its Healthcare Information Technology Survey. The "HCI 100," published in the June issue, lists the top 100 most interesting vendors in healthcare IT based on input from its editorial staff and readership.

"It is an honor to be included within the HCI 100, which is meaningful recognition reflecting our commitment to healthcare organizations globally," said Paul Hooper, vice president and general manager for the Volume Products Group for Extreme Networks. "Extreme Networks intelligent, energy efficient and scalable Ethernet network solutions help hospitals and related healthcare facilities, service companies and manufacturers to meet their application and integrated communication challenges while promoting heightened levels of patient care."

Extreme Networks family of Ethernet networking solutions, including its BlackDiamond® 8800 family of modular switches, its Summit® line of fixed edge switches featuring integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE), as well as security and wireless LAN solutions, help hospitals to achieve a cost-effective network infrastructure supporting data, voice and video.

Extreme Networks debuts on the HCI 100 Survey as it make progress with new customers in the healthcare industry, having recently announced that MD-The Smart Hospital chose its energy efficient converged Ethernet network solutions to create a network for the new Muskogee Community Hospital in Muskogee, Oklahoma, adding to its marquee list of healthcare organizations, Muskogee is the nation's first hospital that is designed from the ground up to earn the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star for superior energy performance.

About 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 statements as to features and benefits of BlackDiamond and Summit products 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 and actual results of use of the product in different environments. 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.

© 2009 Extreme Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Extreme Networks, BlackDiamond and Summit are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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    Greg Cross
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