SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) has been selected as a Best of Interop finalist for the management award category, recognizing the recently introduced Purview network-powered application analytics and optimization solution. The Best of Interop award winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 1 at 5:30 pm in the Interop Theater on the Expo Floor during Interop Las Vegas, which is happening on March 31 – April 4th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
"With application analytics becoming a vital component of business performance today, we recognized the importance of providing innovative technology to help organizations understand user engagement in order to optimize application performance," said Chris Crowell, COO for Extreme Networks. "Purview is shipping and deployed today across vertical industries including higher education, healthcare and in sports stadiums to help create a better user experience. We are very proud to be named a Best of Interop finalist." Purview was launched in early February and was deployed by the NFL to generate real-time network analytics at the most recent Super Bowl XLVIII, delivering the industry's first comprehensive in stadium model of mobile application usage. The Best of Interop Judging Committee, comprised of 16 award-winning IT editors and analysts, reviewed nearly 130 entries and shortlisted submissions based on their significant technical impact and potential to move business technology forward. "We want to congratulate Extreme Networks and all Best of Interop finalists for their forward-thinking approaches to improving business efficiency through tech," said Interop General Manager Jennifer Jessup. "With so many competitive entries, our judges have much deliberation ahead of them, before naming category winners at the event. We're excited for attendees to be able to interact with these products and services at the expo." Purview is a first-of-its kind network-powered application analytics and network optimization solution that integrates with the network data that carries context of users, devices, locations and applications in use. Purview captures network data and then aggregates, analyzes, correlates, characterizes, and finally reports such data; thereby providing unprecedented insight into how and why systems and users perform.