SAN JOSE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced that Theresa Caragol, vice president of Global Channels, and Sandra Glaser Cheek, senior director of Global Partner Strategy, Programs and Enablement, have been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel list This is the second year in a row the duo has made the list and marks Caragol's third consecutive appearance. The annual honor highlights the accomplishments of female executives and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT Reseller industry. Glaser Cheek was also honored as an "Up-and-Comer" for female executives who are considered rising stars in the industry.
When Extreme Networks acquired Enterasys Networks in September 2013, the company doubled its North American distributor/reseller base and significantly expanded its product portfolio. With over 1,000 active distributors and resellers currently enrolled in Extreme Networks' North American channel partner program, Caragol and Glaser Cheek have dedicated the past year to a smooth integration of the two-channel focused companies, pursuing new strategic relationships globally while adding value to existing distributor and reseller relationships around the world. Since the acquisition, the pair has led several significant developments in the channel, including the rollout of a new network analytics solution called Purview, the first major product launch available to both companies' partner bases.
"I am thrilled that Theresa Caragol and Sandra Cheek are receiving this well-deserved recognition from CRN for our award-winning channel program," said Kelley Steven-Waiss, senior vice president of human resources for Extreme Networks. "Both Theresa and Sandra are stellar leaders driving Extreme's competitive global channel program, underscoring our commitment to our valued distributors and resellers."
Combined, Caragol and Glaser Cheek bring more than 35 years of experience to Extreme Networks where they are responsible for the strategy and execution of worldwide channels and strategic relationships and the development, implementation and alignment of global distributor/reseller sales enablement and marketing programs, respectively. A special feature of the Women of the Channel is in the June issue of CRN magazine and expanded coverage of the Power 100 will be featured online at www.crn.com.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 Purview are either 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 the 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 that could cause actual results to differ materially are contained in the Company's 10-Qs and 10-Ks that are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. http://www.sec.gov. About The Channel Company The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140602/93419