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Gartner Gives Extreme Networks the Fourth Highest Score for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure in 5 of 6 Use Cases

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced that in the recently published Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Extreme Networks received the fourth highest scores for the following 5 out of 6 Use Cases*: Enterprise Unified Wired and WLAN Access, Enterprise Wired-Only Access, Enterprise WLAN-Only Access, Small or Remote Office, Guest or Hot Spot Access Only.

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Gartner evaluates the critical capabilities of wired and wireless LAN access networking vendors against a set of common enterprise use cases. Network decision makers can use this research to determine which vendors have the best mix of capabilities for their specific usage requirements.

"Gartner's Critical Capabilities report helps enterprises assess each aspect of their wireless LAN access implementations, including the mission-critical requirements in building out the access network to accommodate pervasive mobility," said John Hanahan, vice president of product management for Extreme Networks. "Extreme is proud to have our award-winning solution included in this report. We believe that this impressive recognition provides customers considering wireless solutions with another reason why they should buy and implement solutions from Extreme Networks."  

For in-depth analysis of the critical capabilities - who the vendors are, and why Extreme Networks received the fourth highest score - a complimentary copy of the Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Report can be accessed at the link below.

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About Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) is setting a new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and market leading service and support. The company delivers high-performance switching and routing products for data center and core-to-edge networks, wired/wireless LAN access, and unified network management and control. Our award-winning solutions include software-defined networking (SDN), cloud and high-density Wi-Fi, BYOD and enterprise mobility, identity access management and security. Extreme Networks is headquartered in San Jose, CA and has more than 12,000 customers in over 80 countries. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.extremenetworks.com.

Extreme Networks, the Extreme Networks logo and IdentiFi are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and/or 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 the features, performance, 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 that could cause actual results to differ materially are contained in the Company's 10-Qs and 10-Ks that are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. http://www.sec.gov.

*Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Andrew Lerner, Tim Zimmerman, Bill Menezes, August 26, 2014.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

 

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