SOURCE: Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

May 05, 2011 14:11 ET

Extreme Networks Showcases Scalable Network Solutions for Cloud and Mobile Enterprise at Interop

Company's Open Data Center and Cloud, Mobility and Network Convergence Solutions Highlighted

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2011) - Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), today announced that it is showcasing its open Cloud and mobile enterprise network solutions and participating in key educational sessions that help customers to build scalable, virtualized and mobile networks at Interop Las Vegas, from May 10-12, at the Mandalay Bay convention center, booth #2051.

Extreme Networks, with its mission to Make Your Network Mobile, is showcasing how it helps organizations, including enterprises and Cloud hosting providers, to lower their costs and enable a new generation of mobile applications and converged services that address people, network connected devices and machines. The Company's next generation data center and enterprise portfolio, from the wired and wireless LAN edge, to the virtualized data center and Cloud, enables customers to drive new efficiencies and deliver reliable converged mobile services that underpin the future digital workplace, 21st century educational institutions and the data centers of enterprises and Cloud hosting providers.

"The pervasiveness of network mobility and the emergence of the Cloud at ever scaling levels of performance means that network decision makers now face profound new choices," said David Ginsburg, senior vice president of strategic marketing for Extreme Networks. "These choices mean finding open solutions that scale for the Cloud, decrease operational costs and help prepare them for the future. At Interop, Extreme Networks has an exciting presence showcasing our open approach to the data center and cloud, the simplicity delivered to the enterprise and an extensible set of services delivered with ExtremeXOS®, as the building blocks of next-generation networks."

Education Sessions at Interop
Extreme Networks cloud and data center expert, Shehzad Merchant, will be a contributor to the Network Conference Track (room Breakers L) on Tuesday, May 10, as a panel speaker for the sessions titled: "How should you redesign your LAN," concerning the emergence of collapsed tier data center designs, from 2:15-3:30 p.m. Merchant is also presenting in the session: "Breakthrough LAN technologies," discussing emerging enterprise network technologies, from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm.

OpenFlow Demonstration at InteropNet Labs
Extreme Networks, as one of the newest members of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), will take part in a multi-vendor floor demonstration of the OpenFlow protocol in conjunction with the InteropNet and the OpenFlow Labs at Interop. Demonstrated will be the extension of a single management domain across a physical and virtual switch infrastructure made up of devices from a variety of vendors, including Extreme Networks ExtremeXOS®-based Ethernet switches.

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About Extreme Networks, Inc.
Extreme Networks delivers networks for the mobile world. The company's open network solutions enable a quality user experience, providing a platform for improved business agility. From the converged mobile edge of enterprises to virtualized clouds, and from data centers to global carrier networks that backhaul mobile traffic, Extreme Networks' extensible services architecture helps set a foundation for mobility, user awareness and faster performance to empower people and machines to connect and move seamlessly. Extreme Networks is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. For more information, visit: www.extremenetworks.com

Extreme Networks, the Extreme Networks logo, ExtremeXOS and Extreme Networks products are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other names are the property of their respective owners.

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 Extreme Networks 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. http://www.sec.gov

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Greg Cross
    Extreme Networks Public Relations
    408/579-3483
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