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|Extreme Networks' Unified Edge Delivers Robust Performance to Simplify IT and Future Proof the Network|
|Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 01:51:29 PM|
Innovative Summit X460-G2 Fixed Switch and IdentiFi 3805 Wireless Access Point Enhances End-to-End Portfolio with High Performance Edge Switching and Affordable 802.11ac
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced key additions to its Unified Edge portfolio of access layer products, building on its innovative Software Defined Architecture. The new Summit X460-G2 fixed switch and IdentiFi Wireless 3805 access points (AP) add increased performance, manageability and BYOD/security to the company's world-class network product portfolio. The development of the Summit X460-G2 is a significant milestone toward a converged and streamlined portfolio of fixed switching solutions from Extreme Networks.
In today's mobile-first world, the network must deliver on user expectations for secure, fast and flexible wired/wireless access. Extreme's Unified Edge provides a simple, fast and smart architecture that is now enhanced with premium edge switching, with the Summit X460-G2 and an affordable, full featured 802.11ac access point that can be deployed anywhere.
Extreme Networks' Unified Edge, a part of its Software Defined Architecture, enables customers to transform their network into a strategic asset, with the benefits of network-wide visibility, data analytics and programmability.
Craig Mathias, Principal, Farpoint Group
"The edge of today's organizational network must keep pace with the accelerating demands for coverage, capacity, and cost-effective operations generated by BYOD growth in the overall user base, a rapidly-increasing number of mobile devices and ever-increasing application demands. Extreme Networks is addressing all of this with a unique combination of high-performance, cost-effective wired and wireless networking hardware, unified management, increased visibility, security and analytic insights."
Mike Leibovitz, Director of Mobility and Applications, Extreme Networks
"In today's experience economy, users have come to expect connectivity anywhere and everywhere. As a result, high performing networks must be ready and able to scale. Meeting customers' needs today is no longer enough; rather, businesses must be prepared to support the needs of tomorrow. With our new Unified Edge products, we're enabling them to do just that, combining a future-proofed edge switching series with an affordable 802.11ac access point that can be deployed anywhere. The most recent additions to the Unified Edge demonstrate our commitment to helping make our customers successful today, tomorrow and for years down the road."