SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR), a leader in high performance networking, today announced it has been awarded a Readers' Choice Award by eSchool Media for NetSight®, a management system that provides centralized wired and wireless visibility and control of enterprise network resources. These awards honor the best products and services in educational technology as chosen by eCampus News readers.
"NetSight is so valuable for educators and administrators because of its ability to manage and automate entire networks through a single interface, as well as its ability to scale with the growing networks in higher education institutions," said Jonathan Kidwell, director of education at Extreme Networks. "Receiving an eSchool Media Readers' Choice Award reflects Extreme Networks' commitment to providing schools with the right tools to implement an effective BYOD policy and enabling them to integrate technology with student learning initiatives." NetSight has allowed school districts, colleges and universities to transform complex data networks into business-centric information, while enabling IT administrators to increase efficiency with the automation of routine tasks and web-based dashboards. NetSight has proven to be exceptionally important in the school and classroom environment by affording users the ability to deliver standards-based control of other vendors' network equipment. "This year, more than 1,300 educators and administrators from schools across North America nominated their favorite ed-tech products or services," said Dennis Pierce, editorial director at eSchool Media. "This year's winners represent the products and services that have proven to be most valuable and effective in schools across the country. Our aim is to provide readers with a resource to consult as they consider which education technologies they should implement in their own schools." The winners will be recognized in a special feature published in the August 2014 issue of eCampus News, as well as on eSchoolNews.com. To learn more about this year's award winners, visit: http://www.ecampusnews.com/rca/http://www.eschoolnews.com/rca/. Additional Resources:
About eSchool MediaeSchool Media Inc. is a news and information organization delivering print, online, email, and video communications to more than half a million K-20 decision makers and influencers throughout North America and around the world. Its information networks help educators successfully use technology to transform education and achieve their goals. eSchool Newsis the flagship publication of eSchool Media Inc., which also includes eCampus News, serving higher education, and eClassroom News, an electronic publication network for teachers. 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 and NetSight 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.