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|Extreme Networks Unveils Industry's First Flow-based 802.11ac Wave 2 Wireless Solution|
|Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 03:35:24 PM|
New Access Points Deliver Embedded Analytics with Higher Speeds, Greater Capacity and Enhanced Security to Fuel Digital Business Transformation
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) today announced it has expanded its wireless portfolio with high-density 802.11ac Wave 2 access points (APs) to address the network demands driven by mobility, smart devices and the rapidly expanding wireless enabled internet of things (IoT). Using Extreme's unique flow-based technology, the new access points deliver location based application analytics while also providing the upgraded speed, additional capacity and enhanced security available through 802.11ac Wave 2 technology. Extreme's end-to-end portfolio of wireless, wired, software and security solutions allows organizations to pair unified high-density switching with Wave 2 APs to unlock the total capabilities offered by the 802.11ac technology standard, and meet the needs of a diverse and rapidly increasing number of users, devices and applications.
Nolan Greene, Research Analyst, IDC "Extreme's Wave 2 offering bolsters an already strongly integrated wired and wireless LAN solution. It will give Extreme customers in healthcare, education, manufacturing and entertainment a way to unify their network for management, potentially bringing about improved performance and streamlined network operations. ExtremeAnalytics is also enabled for the Wave 2 Access Point allowing customers to analyze performance across the entire network."
Jon Linton, CWNE #89, Senior Wireless Architect, Henry Ford Health System "Medical device safety is a huge concern for hospitals, but due to our partnership with Extreme, we are able to provide clinical-grade application intelligence while maintaining the performance required to support the diversity of IoT devices in our facilities. Extreme's Wave 2 wireless will deliver increased medical device connectivity to help us improve the satisfaction of not only our doctors, nurses and staff, but most importantly our patients."
David Wheat, Chief Administrative Officer, Buffalo Bills "Nothing is more exciting than game day, and with the help of Extreme's new wireless solutions, we are able to provide high-density Wi-Fi access and performance at our stadium, which dramatically enhances our fans' connectivity and overall experience. Our partnership with Extreme demonstrates their commitment to helping the NFL and organizations of all shapes and sizes to better meet the growing demands of today's connected generation."
Jeff Crawford, Manager of Networking & Security, East Grand Rapids Public Schools "We are pleased to work with a company that recognizes the needs of our teaching staff, while providing state-of-the-art wired and wireless solutions. By implementing Extreme's indoor access points and flow based analytics tools like ExtremeAnalytics, we are able to better serve our students and provide them with the tools necessary to succeed."
Eric Broockman, CTO and EVP of Engineering, Extreme Networks "Organizations of all kinds, from education to healthcare to hospitality and general enterprise, are putting increasing demands on their wireless access networks. Extreme's software driven networking solutions are focused on tapping into the technical potential of 802.11ac Wave 2 to deliver measurable business results based upon our uniquely scalable flow based AP architecture. We foresee delivering superior voice over WLAN, best-in-class video learning in classrooms, highly scalable application identification, Hotspot 2.0 data offloading and higher spatial capacity for high density environments and venues as just some of the many benefits for customers to move up and future proof with 802.11ac Wave 2."