A New Day in Networking. Extreme Closes the Avaya Deal.
Find out what this acquisition means for customers and partners of Extreme Networks.
Part III: Extreme + Brocade IP Networking Strategy
Watch product leaders from Extreme and Brocade discuss ongoing plans for Extreme’s IP networking strategy including the approaching acquisition of Brocade’s Switching, Routing, and Analytics (SRA) assets.
Part II: Extreme Networks & Avaya IP Networking Strategy
Join Ed Meyercord, President and CEO of Extreme Networks, along with product leaders from Extreme on July 19th as they discuss ongoing plans for Extreme’s IP networking strategy including the acquired Avaya networking assets.
Extreme + Avaya IP Networking Strategy
Listen to the presentation where Extreme & Avaya discuss Extreme’s IP networking strategy including the acquired Avaya networking assets. This session reviewed our commitment to existing product families as well as our goals and direction for the future.
What are People Saying?
- Global Press Release Coverage — Americas
September 14, 2017 Successful Network Management Requires Visibility, Automation HITInfrastructure Read More September 14, 2017 Extreme Networks Launches Automated Campus With Avaya Assets SDxCentral Read More September 13, 2017 Extreme Networks Integrates Avaya Tech Into Portfolio With Extreme Automated Campus ChannelBuzz Read More September 13, 2017 Extreme Leverages Avaya Networking To Automate Network Management Campus-Wide Network World Read More September 8, 2017 Extreme CEO On Being 'More Competitive Than We've Ever Been,' And Why NFL Stadium Networking Opportunities Are A Wide-Open Field For Partners CRN Read More August 26, 2017 3 Things Extreme Networks, Inc.'s Management Wants You To Know The Motley Fool Read More August 23, 2017 Exclusive: Canada Rises As Extreme Networks Priority As Part Of New Strategic Initiative ChannelBuzz Read More August 16, 2017 Extreme Networks Leader On Offering A 'Better Alternative' To Cisco-HPE, Enabling Avaya Partners And New Partner Program CRN Read More August 15, 2017 Extreme Networks: 'The Time Is Now' To Partner And Take On Cisco, HPE CRN Read More August 15, 2017 Extreme Networks Plans To Go Toe-To-Toe Against Cisco SDxCentral Read More August 15, 2017 The New Extreme Networks is Off and Rolling Network World Read More August 4, 2017 Expanding Extreme eyes Cisco, HPE networking business ComputerWeekly Read More August 2, 2017 The Top 25 Innovators Of 2017 CRN Read More August 2, 2017 The 10 Most Powerful Companies In Enterprise Networking Network World Read More July 21, 2017 Extreme Networks Closes Avaya Acquisition Enterprise Networking Planet Read More July 18, 2017 Strategy is key as Avaya concludes deal to shed networking business CIODive Read More July 17, 2017 News of Note—Transition Networks, Extreme Networks, Spirent and more FierceTelecom Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme Networks Closes on Avaya Networking Business Deal Channel Partners Read More July 17, 2017 Today's channel rundown - 17 July 2017 Channelnomics Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme Networks Acquires Enterprise Networking Business HIT Infrastructure Read More July 12, 2017 The 10 Biggest Networking Acquisitions Of 2017 (So Far): Extreme Networks Buys Brocade's Data Center Networking Business CRN Read More July 12, 2017 The 10 Biggest Networking Acquisitions Of 2017 (So Far): Extreme Networks Buys Avaya's Networking Business CRN Read More June 6, 2017 What Extreme’s String of Networking Acquisitions Means for Enterprises Network World Read More June 5, 2017 Network Break 138: AT&T Buys Vyatta; BA Grounded By Outage Packet Pushers Read More June 2, 2017 Avaya Networking Biz Saga Ends In Acquisition By Extreme Networks The VAR Guy Read More June 1, 2017 Extreme’s Avaya Bid Gets Green Light Packet Pushers Read More June 1, 2017 Today's Channel Rundown Channelnomics Read More May 31, 2017 Bankruptcy Court Approves Extreme’s Bid to Buy Avaya’s Networking Business Channel Partners Read More May 31, 2017 Extreme Networks Wins $100M Bid For Avaya's Enterprise Networking Business Enterprise Networking Planet Read More May 31, 2017 Extreme Networks Draws $100M Victory Bid For Avaya’s Networking Business Fierce Telecom Read More May 30, 2017 5 Channel Partner Updates: May 30, 2017 Channele2e Read More March 8, 2017 Avaya Networking Business Agrees $100M Bid from Extreme Channelnomics Read More March 7, 2017 Extreme Will Buy Avaya's Networking Business for $100 Million PCWorld Read More March 7, 2017 Avaya Plans Sale Of Networking Business To Extreme Networks Channel Partners Read More March 7, 2017 Avaya Agrees to Sell its Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100M Silicon Angle Read More March 7, 2017 Extreme Bids $100 Million for Avaya’s Networking Business Packet Pushers Read More March 7, 2017 Extreme Networks Buying Avaya Networking Good for Customers of Both Companies Network World Read More March 7, 2017 Extreme Grabs Avaya’s Networking Business for $100M Network World Read More March 7, 2017 Avaya Aims to Sells Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100M Enterprise Networking Planet Read More March 7, 2017 Extreme Networks To Buy Avaya's Networking Business For $100M CRN Read More March 7, 2017 Avaya Sells Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100 Million ZDNet Read More March 7, 2017 BRIEF-Extreme Networks Signs Agreement to Purchase Avaya's Networking Business Reuters Read MoreGlobal Press Release Coverage — EMEA July 17, 2017 Extreme Networks acquiert l’activité Réseau d’Avaya, Inc. Global Security Mag Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme rondt overname netwerkactiviteiten Avaya af Telecomprar Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme Networks rond overname netwerkactiviteiten Avaya, Inc. af Emerce Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme Networks completes purchase of the Avaya network division ITReseller Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme Completes Acquisition of Avaya’s Networking Business Commstrader Read More July 17, 2017 Extreme Networks completes Avaya sale Fudzilla Read More June 2, 2017 Extreme Networks Bulks Up with Avaya Networking Purchase ComputerWeekly.com Read More June 1, 2017 Extreme Networks Poised for Further Acquisitions As It Closes In on Avaya's Networking Business CRN Read More June 1, 2017 Extreme Networks Confirms It's Buying Avaya's Network Biz The Register Read More March 8, 2017 Troubled Avaya Takes Extreme Option, Flogs Network Biz for $100M The Register Read More March 8, 2017 Bankrupt Avaya To Sell Networking Business Assets To Extreme Networks Computing Read More June 6, 2017 Extreme Networks übernimmt Netzwerkgeschäft Von Avaya CRN Read More June 6, 2017 Avaya-Teilverkauf Definitiv, Schweizer Headcount Steigt Inside-it.ch Read More June 2, 2017 Extreme Networks Als Käufer Von Avayas Netzwerkgeschäft Bestätigt Avaya Read More June 9, 2017 Extreme Networks Wins Bid For Avaya’s Networking Business Global Security Mag Read MoreGlobal Press Release Coverage — LATAMChannel/Partner Coverage June 22, 2017 What 'ExtrAvaCade' Means to Enterprises Enterprise Connect Read More June 16, 2017 Today's Channel Rundown Channelnomics Read More June 16, 2017 Extreme Boss Reaches Out to Partners Following Avaya Networking Deal MicroScope Read More June 15, 2017 Extreme Pledges to Support Avaya Products for Their ‘Natural Life’ Packet Pushers Read More June 14, 2017 Extreme Offers Reassurance to Brocade Partners Ahead of Acquisition Channel Pro UK Read More June 14, 2017 Extreme Networks Seeks to Soothe Avaya Customers, Partners with Consistency Pledge ChannelBuzz.ca Read More June 2, 2017 Acquiring Avaya Networking Bolsters Extreme Plan to Take Enterprise Share from Cisco, HPE Channelbuzz.ca Read More May 26, 2017 GDPR Requirements: Channel Should Educate U.S. Customers SearchITChannel (TechTarget) Read More May 24, 2017 CRN Exclusive: Brocade Channel Chief on Channel 'Disruption,' Ripping O the 'Band Aid' and Aligning
CRN Read More May 19, 2017 Extreme Networks to Close Avaya, Brocade Deals This Summer Channel Partners Read More May 17, 2017 Extreme Networks CEO Reveals Why He Expects to Take Market Share from Cisco and HPE After Brocade, Avaya Acquisitions CRN Read More
“Whatever challenges lie ahead, you can’t fault Extreme for being timid; the company is making a bold move to grab revenue, capture market share, and catapult itself into the upper ranks of the networking industry.”
– Drew Conry-Murray, Packet Pushers, Network Break
“Combining Avaya’s networking business with Extreme Networks creates a company with best-in-class products that span the entire enterprise network.”
– Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research
“The move, combined with several other recent acquisitions by Extreme Networks, will help make the company a more formidable competitor to networking giant Cisco Systems.”
– Joe Kovar, CRN
“Extreme is highly complementary to our data center switching, routing, and analytics business on many levels, and represents a positive outcome for our customers, partners, and employees.”
– Lloyd Carney, CEO, Brocade, ReadITQuik
“IDC notes that Extreme continues to play the role of market consolidator, acquiring companies and technologies that are largely complementary in a bid to position itself as a pure-play networking vendor that can address enterprise requirements extending from the data center through the campus.”
– Christopher Barnard, Brad Casemore, Rohit Mehra, and Nolan Greene, IDC Link
“Extreme will get a fresh, high-end modular product line and should see opportunities for increased account control as the vertical market focus of Avaya appears to have been comparable to that of Extreme.”
– Matt Robison, Wunderlich
“In the highly tumultuous networking market, Extreme Networks CEO, Ed Meyercord, continues to make moves that are ‘better than most,’ putting his company in a position to be a long-term share gainer in a market that badly needs more strong vendors.”
– Network World
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