Extreme Networks recognised as "key force" in LAN networking

16 November 2002 -- Extreme Networks has been recognised as a "Visionary" in Gartner Inc.'s report Global Campus LAN Magic Quadrant.

16 November 2002 -- Extreme Networks has been recognised as a "Visionary" in Gartner Inc.'s report Global Campus LAN Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant research measures vendors with respect to their "completeness of vision" and their ability to execute for a specific market.

Since its founding in 1996, Extreme Networks, Inc. has, it says, been major force in revolutionising LAN networking. The company's vision for simplifying networking with its Ethernet/IP switching resulted in the first silicon-based Layer 3 technology, which dramatically improved the performance and value of enterprise networks.

"Being positioned as a 'Visionary' by Gartner validates our direction in the marketplace," said Duncan Potter, vice president of marketing, Extreme Networks. "Our commitment to R&D, enables us to continue delivering simplified solutions that offer the lowest total cost of ownership to help organisations realise the power of a superior network infrastructure."

Extreme's Ethernet-based scalable infrastructure provides value for customers throughout the product lifecycle, translating to less expense for bit-by-bit upgrades, as well as less time spent learning to operate and maintain switching devices, the comapny claims.

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