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Extreme Networks Feature in Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Report

Gartner Gives Extreme Networks the Fourth Highest Score for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure in 5 of 6 Use Cases

Extreme Networks this week announced that in the recently published Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Extreme Networks received the fourth highest scores for the following 5 out of 6 Use Cases*: Enterprise Unified Wired and WLAN Access, Enterprise Wired-Only Access, Enterprise WLAN-Only Access, Small or Remote Office, Guest or Hot Spot Access Only.


Gartner evaluates the critical capabilities of wired and wireless LAN access networking vendors against a set of common enterprise use cases. Network decision makers can use this research to determine which vendors have the best mix of capabilities for their specific usage requirements.

"Gartner's Critical Capabilities report helps enterprises assess each aspect of their wireless LAN access implementations, including the mission-critical requirements in building out the access network to accommodate pervasive mobility," said John Hanahan, vice president of product management for Extreme Networks. "Extreme is proud to have our award-winning solution included in this report. We believe that this impressive recognition provides customers considering wireless solutions with another reason why they should buy and implement solutions fromExtreme Networks."

Gartner Vendor Profile: Extreme Networks

With the 2013 acquisition of Enterasys Networks, Extreme Networks now offers a full range of wired/wireless access networking capability, including wired switches, wireless access points, and management (NetSight) and network service applications. Extreme focuses on midsize to large enterprises, and its portfolio can meet a wide range of needs, from SMBs to service providers. Consider Extreme for "greenfield" and refresh access networking opportunities, including high-density venues.

For in-depth analysis of the critical capabilities - who the vendors are, and why Extreme Networks received the fourth highest score - a complimentary copy of the Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Report can be accessed at the link below.

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About Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks is setting a new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and market leading service and support. The company delivers high-performance switching and routing products for data centre and core-to-edge networks, wired/wireless LAN access, and unified network management and control. Our award-winning solutions include software-defined networking (SDN), cloud and high-density Wi-Fi, BYOD and enterprise mobility, identity access management and security. Extreme Networks is headquartered in San Jose, CA and has more than 12,000 customers in over 80 countries. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.extremenetworks.com.

About the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

Gartner evaluates the critical capabilities of wired and wireless LAN access networking vendors against a set of common enterprise use cases. Network decision makers can use this research to determine which vendors have the best mix of capabilities for their specific usage requirements.

*Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure, Andrew Lerner, Tim Zimmerman, Bill Menezes, August 26, 2014.

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 organisation 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.

Topics: Extreme Networks