Extreme Networks Named A Top Data Centre Vendor By Three Different Analyst Groups

Extreme Networks, Inc. today announced it has earned top marks for the data centre market by The Dell’Oro Group, Gartner, Inc. and Info-Tech Research Group.
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Nov. 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Extreme Networks Named A Top Data Centre Vendor By Three Different Analyst Groups

Extreme Networks, Inc.  today announced it has earned top marks for the data centre market by The Dell’Oro Group, Gartner, Inc. and Info-Tech Research Group.
Some of the largest businesses, governments and technology companies run their data centres on Extreme Networks. More than 700 customers worldwide use Extreme Networks data centre products.

In three separate reports, Extreme Networks is recognised for its open fabric data centre solutions. These solutions include its BlackDiamond® and Summit® Ethernet switches.

The Dell’Oro Group rated Extreme Networks as a top five vendor for data centre revenue and total Ethernet ports shipped (Top or Rack fixed and End of Row modular switches)

Gartner, in its recent Competitive Landscape report for the Data Center, included Extreme Networks in the “data network specialist” category, joining the only other competitors Juniper and Brocade in the same category.  

Info-Tech Research Group rated Extreme Networks as a “champion” in the data centre and hosted cloud markets.  Extreme Networks was the only vendor rated “exemplary” for its data centre products.

“Extreme Networks product portfolio positions it for major data centre growth in 2012,” said Zeus Kerravala, principal analyst and data centre expert for ZK Research. “There is growing market traction around its high performance Ethernet switches for the data centre. Its next generation BlackDiamond X8 and Summit X670 products have tested off-the-charts. Extreme Networks is poised to be a ‘best-in-class’ provider for cloud-grade networks.”  

"Extreme Networks is driving innovation in the hosted cloud, data centre, Internet Exchange, and high performance computing markets with our ExtremeXOS-based switching solutions," said David Ginsburg, CMO for Extreme Networks. "These recent accolades from industry experts reflect our increasing credibility and mindshare in markets where network transformations are taking place."

For more details on the three analyst reports, visit http://www.extremenetworks.com

About Extreme Networks, Inc.
Extreme Networks delivers networks for the mobile world. The company's open network solutions enable a seamless 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, sets a foundation for mobility, identity 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, BlackDiamond and Summit are 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 future growth, products solutions, and innovations 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

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