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  • Extreme outlines SDN policy

    Extreme Networks this week said it will support a community-developed policy framework in its SDN controller as well as tighter integration with Microsoft's unified communications platform.

    Written by Jim Duffy30 April 15 07:03
  • Extreme extends SDN products, partners

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2175670/lan-wan/extreme-binds-enterasys-gear-tighter-to-its-own.html">Extreme Networks</a> this week announced new products and technology partners for its <a href="http://www.extremenetworks.com/solutions/sdn/">Software Defined Architecture</a> data center product line.

    Written by Jim Duffy19 Nov. 14 02:33
  • Alcatel-Lucent ups the ante in unified access

    At Interop this week, Alcatel-Lucent updated its wired/wireless unified access portfolio with a new access switch, and SDN and application analytics extensions.

    Written by Jim Duffy02 April 14 02:47
  • Extreme binds Enterasys gear tighter to its own

    Extreme Networks has unveiled a software architecture for building SDNs and enabling interoperability between its technology and that of recent acquisition Enterasys.

    Written by Jim Duffy01 April 14 02:31
  • Facebook Open Compute Project picks switch specs

    The Open Compute Project this week announced that it is considering four contributions for development of an open, operating system-agnostic data center switch it announced six months ago.

    Written by Jim Duffy12 Nov. 13 19:13
  • Big Switch swaps out its CEO

    SDN start-up Big Switch Networks this week replaced its CEO with a former Juniper Networks executive as the company reboots its business plan in an attempt to boost the appeal of its products.

    Written by Jim Duffy05 Nov. 13 22:10
  • Extreme Networks cutting 13% of workforce

    Extreme Networks is laying off 13% of its workforce, or about 90 employees, in an effort to reduce expenses by $7 million per quarter.

    Written by Jim Duffy09 Jan. 13 17:03
  • Extreme CEO: New products in 2012, growth in 2013

    After years of stagnant or lackluster growth, Extreme Networks tapped Oscar Rodriguez to bring new life to the switch maker in 2010. He scrutinized global operations, streamlined the product line and brought a new focus that he says will really come through this spring with a new wave of switches. Rodriguez shared his goals for Extreme in 2012 with Network World Editor-in-Chief John Dix and Managing Editor Jim Duffy.

    Written by John Dix and Jim Duffy22 Dec. 11 09:36
  • Meru software applies corporate Wi-Fi security to private devices

    WLAN vendor Meru Networks has announced a new optional software module that lets its Wi-Fi networks recognize privately owned clients and automatically configure them to meet corporate security and management policies.

    Written by John Cox25 Oct. 11 08:21