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Nov 20, 2018

Extreme Networks Recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

End-Users Cite Ease of Implementation, 'Rock Solid' Support, Advanced Security Features in Reviews

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) announced today that it has been named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure. Gartner defines Wired and Wireless LAN access infrastructure vendors as those supplying wired and wireless networking hardware and software that enables devices to connect to the enterprise wired LAN or Wi-Fi network. The Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals who have experience purchasing, implementing and/or using the product or service.

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ExtremeSwitching™, ExtremeMobility™ and ExtremeApplications™, part of Extreme Networks' Automated Campus™ and Smart OmniEdge™ solution portfolios, provide a unified wired/wireless infrastructure with single pane of glass management, helping organizations create a campus that is secure and easy to manage, end-to-end. Users praised our advanced technology, ease of implementation and our customer support in the latest Peer Insights ranking.

Here is a sampling of what Extreme Networks customers are saying:

Earlier this year, Extreme was named a Leader by Gartner analysts for the first time in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, published July 11, 2018. The company was also recognized by customers as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Data Center Networking in October.

Executive Perspectives 
Ed Meyercord, President and CEO, Extreme Networks, Inc.
"Customer feedback is critical to the success of any business and at Extreme Networks we factor it into every decision we make – from acquisitions to product development to our services and support staff. Thank you to our customers around the world for continuously giving us the insight we need to build a leading enterprise networking portfolio, and for recognizing the innovative technology and services we offer to enable a seamless network experience, end-to-end."

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About Peer Insights:
Peer Insights is an online platform of ratings and reviews of IT software and services that are written and read by IT professionals and technology decision-makers. The goal is to help IT leaders make more insightful purchase decisions and help technology providers improve their products by receiving objective, unbiased feedback from their customers. Gartner Peer Insights includes more than 70,000 verified reviews in more than 200 markets. For more information, please visit

Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Gartner or its affiliates.

About the Magic Quadrant
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Extreme Networks 
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven solutions from the enterprise edge to the cloud that are agile, adaptive, and secure to enable digital transformation. Our 100% in-sourced services and support are number one in the industry. Even with 30,000 customers globally, including half of the Fortune 50 and some of the world's leading names in business, hospitality, retail, transportation and logistics, education, government, healthcare and manufacturing, we remain nimble and responsive to ensure customer and partner success. We call this Customer-Driven Networking™. Founded in 1996, Extreme is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit Extreme's website or call 1-888-257-3000.

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