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|Extreme Networks Achieves High Performance Rating Across all Use Cases in Gartner's Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure|
|Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:45:04 AM|
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2018 -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced that the company was listed by Gartner, Inc. amongst the top four Product Scores across all six Use Cases in the 2017 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure.1 Extreme Networks scored second in the "Multi-Vendor Networking Environment" Use Case with a score of 3.60 out of 5. Extreme Networks completed its acquisition of Brocade's data center networking business in October 2017
The research was based on client surveys, vendor briefings and other Gartner inquiries and research. The Use Cases include: Unified Wired and WLAN Access, Performance Stringent Applications, Multivendor Networking Environment, Remove Branch Office with Corporate HQ, Wired-Only Refresh/New Build and WLAN-Only Refresh/New Build.
Among its recommendations, Gartner suggests, "Enterprises have moved beyond basic connectivity and now use network service applications and deployment flexibility to differentiate access networking vendors. I&O leaders should use this research to assess vendor hardware and software capabilities across six enterprise access networking use cases."