Extreme News04 Apr 2018 Extreme Networks
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 "MultiVendor 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."
Executive Perspectives Ed Meyercord, President and CEO, Extreme Networks, Inc. "Extreme Networks is in a period of extraordinary growth, having acquired assets from three companies all within just over a year. We believe our ranking in this Gartner Critical Capabilities report is a testament to our strong multivendor product portfolio and our dedication to providing award-winning solutions and customer service. Extreme Networks was also recently acknowledged as a Visionary in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure2, which to us, reiterates our commitment to offering top-quality products and solutions to meet growing connectivity requirements."