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Extreme Networks surpasses 20 million ports milestone

  • 16 June, 2008 15:04

<p>SYDNEY; June 16, 2008 – Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR), has reached the 20 million Layer 3 Ethernet port shipment milestone, according to leading research firm, The Dell’Oro Group, continuing the Company’s efforts to deliver high performance networks to enterprises and service providers across the globe.</p>
<p>As reflected in its cumulative port growth, Extreme Networks is maintaining its strong position providing converged core and edge networks. Over the past year the company has expanded its Summit® fixed switching portfolio with new high performance models that cover the network, from 10/100 to 10 Gigabit speeds. The newer Summit X150, Summit X250 10/100 switches, the Summit X350 and Summit X450 Gigabit switches and Summit X650 10 Gigabit switch provide a powerful and consistent family of solutions with consistent software and industry-leading stacking performance and management.</p>
<p>"Reaching the 20 million port milestone is a significant achievement demonstrating how our highly effective network solutions, with rich features, innovative software and integrated support for secure convergence, have been accepted around the globe,” said Paul Hooper, chief marketing officer for Extreme Networks. “From our founding, Extreme Networks has offered unique solutions to address a variety of business requirements while ensuring cost-effective, high performing and simple network solutions.”</p>
<p>Extreme Networks greatly simplifies network solutions to enable its customers to meet their demanding computing and communications needs, from the wired and wireless network edge, to the scalable network core to high performance data centers and Metro Area Networks. Extreme Networks’ award-winning network solutions are the first family of LAN switches to feature a modular and extensible operating system, ExtremeXOS®, that helps to reduce the complexity of deployment and daily network management while delivering the security, resiliency and traffic prioritisation required for the convergence of data, voice and video.</p>
<p>Extreme Networks, Inc.
Extreme Networks designs, builds, and installs Ethernet infrastructure solutions that solve the toughest business communications challenges. The company’s commitment to open networking sets it apart from the alternatives by delivering meaningful insight and unprecedented control to applications and services. Extreme Networks believes openness is the best foundation for growth, freedom, flexibility, and choice. Extreme Networks focuses on enterprises and service providers who demand high performance, converged networks that support voice, video and data, over a wired and wireless infrastructure. For more information, visit: http://www.extremenetworks.com</p>
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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including without limitation statements as to fit of products to the marketplace and sales performance 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).</p>
<p>Extreme Networks, Summit and ExtremeXOS are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries.</p>
<p>For more information</p>
<p>Aaron Condon, Extreme Networks
+61.2. 8912 2401 or +61 (0) 410 537 006
acondon@extremenetworks.com</p>

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