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Extreme Networks Selected to Power the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion at HIMSS 2014
Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2014 02:29:09 PM

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Extreme Networks' Purview technology enables medical providers to optimize their networks running healthcare applications and provides real-time data for healthcare business analytics.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 40,000 healthcare professionals preparing to kick off the world's largest healthcare technology exhibition in Orlando, FLnext week, Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced it has been selected as the new network provider for the HIMSS Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, the technology centerpiece of the event. With this esteemed designation as the "network provider for the Pavilion," Extreme Networks will reliably connect and support leading healthcare applications, mobile technologies and devices from more than 75 different vendors by providing its high performance wireless switching, wired switching and networks analytics solution as the foundation for analyzing connectivity at the Pavilion.

The HIMSS Intelligent Hospital Pavilion will showcase the most innovative healthcare technologies that improve levels of care, the efficiency of staff, and the safety and comfort of patients. As a part of this effort, Extreme Networks will rely upon and implement its recently announced Purview analytics technology to monitor and analyze the application and data activity within the Pavilion.  Extreme Networks' Purview technology is the healthcare industry's first and only solution to offer care providers, clinics and hospitals unprecedented visibility into the application use across their networks, by detecting behavior, devices and content over both wired and wireless networks. By providing the context and details of the network's users, devices, locations and applications in use, healthcare organizations are able to improve the experience of connected, mobile users and optimize application performance in a secure environment.

Harry Papas, CEO, HIMSS Intelligent Hospital Pavilion

"2014 marks a breakthrough year for the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, as we have added a 1,500 square foot intelligent home, brilliant IP video and top-of-the-line wireless tools and devices to our setup at HIMSS. We'll be showing off the most advanced technologies in action that span the entire continuum of patient care and Extreme Networks has played a key role in this effort. From supporting the latest medical applications and connected services to the fastest mobile devices, we could never have done what we are doing without Extreme Networks."

Jay Dickey, CIO, Klinikum Darmstadt GmbH

"Extreme Networks has helped us with our mission to enhance patient care and save lives by addressing the challenge of obtaining network insights that allow us to improve application performance and leverage healthcare business analytics. In addition, Purview technology has brought my IT department to the business table with our CEO, the head of medicine and our board, making our network more strategic as a whole. Most importantly, Purview technology has also spurred a positive attitude change amongst our employees because application response time has decreased significantly."

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