Extreme Networks to Showcase Secure Converged Network Solutions with Insight and Control at Interop

Extreme helps customers solve their toughest challenges using open, intelligent network solutions featuring integrated security, IP telephony and wireless

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 18 / -- Extreme Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ:EXTR), is showcasing its secure, converged network solutions at Interop® New York, Sept. 19-21st, at the Javits Center. At its booth, #237, the Company is demonstrating how multimedia and bandwidth-intensive applications can be deployed both securely and reliably, over wired and wireless Ethernet.

Extreme Networks offers enterprises an open and extensible network by leveraging its ExtremeXOS(TM) software and through its commitment to working with best-in-class security, convergence and wireless partners to offer comprehensive and effective network solutions.

At Interop, Extreme Networks® is demonstrating innovative solutions, including:

o Voice over Wireless -- ability for wireless infrastructure to support
VoIP applications

o Network-wide protection from viruses and traffic attacks using the
Sentriant rapid threat mitigation appliance.

o Network access management with the Sentriant Access Guard (AG),
providing device validation and authentication as users log on to the

o 802.1x and Captive Portal authentication with access domain filtering
-- controlling which users are permitted access to the wireless network

o Rogue AP detection and mitigation

o Extreme Networks and Reconnex will demonstrate how the Reconnex iGuard
content monitoring and filtering appliance will communicate directly
with the BlackDiamond® switch via an extensible XML interface to
prevent intellectual property and confidential data from leaving
corporate networks.

Extreme Networks Powers the InteropNet

Extreme Networks was selected to be the premier Network Hardware provider for the InteropNet New York. The InteropNet, the industry's showcase network, is based on high performance switches running ExtremeXOS, for an open and secure network serving thousands of attendees.

Educational Session:

Extreme Networks' will present on wireless LAN technologies at Interop New York

Title: Wireless LANs: Higher Performance, Broader Applications
Speaker: Scott Lucas, Senior Director of Solutions Marketing
Location: Javits Center, New York City, Room: 1E19
Time: Wednesday, September 20th at 9:00 a.m.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks designs, builds, and installs Ethernet infrastructure solutions that solve the toughest business communications challenges. Our commitment to open networking sets us apart from the alternatives by delivering meaningful insight and unprecedented control to applications and services. We believe openness is the best foundation for growth, freedom, flexibility, and choice. We focus on enterprises and service providers who demand high performance, converged networks that support voice, video and data, over a wired and wireless infrastructure.

Source: Extreme Networks, Inc.

CONTACT: Greg Cross of Extreme Networks Public Relations,
+1-408-579-3483 or gcross@extremenetworks.com

Web site: http://www.extremenetworks.com/

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