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Extreme Networks IdentiFi™ Wireless LAN Wins Network Computing Magazine's Wireless Product of the Year

Readers honor full-featured, scalable and sophisticated enterprise mobility platform

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced that its IdentiFi™ wireless LAN system for fast and secure mobility, supporting BYOD, has been named Network Computing UK's Wireless Product of the Year. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony that took place at Hotel Russell in London on 14th March.   

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Readers of Network Computing voted Extreme Networks IdentiFi wireless LAN system as the most significant offering in the closely watched mobility space where the issues of simplified management, intelligence combined with analytics, and robust speeds are at the forefront of most purchasing decisions of IT professionals. 

"The sophistication, performance and wealth of functionality makes IdentiFi wireless a clear standout in the industry and we are proud to be recognized by Network Computing and its loyal readers," said Mike Leibovitz, director of mobility and applications, Extreme Networks. "This has been a great year for Extreme Networks as we tackle the most challenging wireless environments and continue to deliver simple, fast and smart solutions that enables IT to deliver excellent experiences to their end users."

"The Network Computing Product of the Year Award is further testament to the successful integration of how two leading technology companies, Extreme Networks and Enterasys Networks, have combined their products and technology to become a leader in the network computing space in the UK and how our channel partners continue to embrace and highly recommend our wireless portfolio to our customers," said Steve Johnson, head of UK and Ireland, Extreme Networks. "We strive to offer best of breed network technologies that improve operational efficiencies and performance to help meet business needs. This Network Computing award follows our introduction of Purview, our first to market network-powered application analytics tool that is enabling businesses to derive valuable data that can aid growth and revenue streams."

This award follows Extreme Networks' participation in Wireless Field Day 6, (WFD6) where Extreme Networks wireless LAN solutions were presented to leading bloggers.  

About Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) 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 center 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.

Extreme Networks, the Extreme Networks logo and IdentiFi are trademarks or registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other names are the property of their respective owners.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including without limitation statements as to features, performance, and benefits of Extreme Networks products, 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

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