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Extreme Networks Achieves Success In Education With Growing Demand Of Wireless In Schools

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced it has achieved significant growth in the education business worldwide in the third quarter of fiscal 2014. The company provides K-12 school districts with reliable wired and wireless solutions to help meet the demands of BYOD, online testing and mobile learning. Attendees at ISTE 2014 this week can hear more about the company's solutions and industry trends during its Innovation Sessions at booth #848.

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Customer & Program Highlights

  • In the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, Extreme's global K-12 wireless revenue more than doubled its growth year-over-year and grew its customer base with new K-12 customer wins in the past year, including Red Deer Public Schools, Whiteriver Unified School District, Amherst Central School, Robertson County Schools and Christian County Schools.
  • Today, Extreme announced that the Troy School District has chosen the company to deliver campus-wide wireless coverage, extending the district's Wi-Fi beyond the boundaries of the classroom, while affording better visibility into the network with Purview.
  • Extreme provided the Washington County School District with high-performance wireless and wired solutions, including IdentiFiā„¢ Wireless and NetSight®, to ease the management burden and provide increased visibility for its small network staff managing the campus network comprised of over 4,000 users in 50 buildings across nine locations.
  • This quarter, Extreme honored Victor Valley Union High School District and Romeo Community Schools with the Extreme Networks Exemplary School Award for embodying the best in education, by providing their students with an engaging and individualized 24×7 mobile learning environment.
  • In April, Extreme announced a strategic relationship with the Pro Football Hall of Fame (PFHOF) to increase education and community outreach in K-12 school districts. Extreme is powering the PFHOF's Heart of a Hall of Famer series, which allows students to hear directly from Hall of Fame players about what it took to achieve success on and off the football field, with a focus on positive character qualities.

Customer Perspectives

Sandra Coppedge, IT Director, Washington County School District"We chose Extreme Networks for their unique ability to provide device visibility and centralized management of the wired and wireless network. The visibility of our new Extreme network has enabled us to deliver a secure network by providing us with the ability to see and track all the devices on our network. It is very exciting and the students, faculty, staff and guests love the new wireless access. Not only is it faster, but it allows users to take their devices from school-to-school without signing on each time."

Chris Thompson, CIO, Elmbrook School District"As a top-tier school district, we are constantly challenged to innovate and personalize learning for our 7,000 students. By aligning with Extreme Networks, we are able to provide a robust and flexible environment that allows our 525 teachers to focus on the successful integration of interactive technologies and student devices, including Chromebooks and iPads. Further, Extreme Networks continues to add value to our approach to engage all students in their learning by taking an active and ongoing interest in the student achievement goals of the district. Together, we are able to share best practices in technology and education and deliver on our district's mission to educate and inspire every student to think, to learn, and to succeed."

Jonathan Kidwell, Director of Education, Extreme Networks"In school districts that strive to provide personalized learning and the ability to integrate technology with student learning initiatives, there is a strong need for a reliable and powerful wireless infrastructure that can support such objectives. As a proven leader in K-12 technology, Extreme is able to provide both the solution and support for school districts across the globe."

Additional Resources:

About Extreme NetworksExtreme 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, IdentiFi, NetSight 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.

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