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Extreme Networks Demonstrates Innovative Network and Convergence Solutions, Sponsors CSO Boot Camp and Builds InteropNet Event Network At Interop

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq; EXTR), is demonstrating intelligent and open networking solutions that provide meaningful insight and control into the network to support IP convergence, security and mobile connectivity at Interop, May 20-25, in Las Vegas.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq; EXTR), is demonstrating intelligent and open networking solutions that provide meaningful insight and control into the network to support IP convergence, security and mobile connectivity at Interop, May 20-25, in Las Vegas.

Throughout the show and at its booth, Extreme Networks(R) is sponsoring intelligent network, integrated security, open convergence and wireless LAN demonstrations. The Company is also participating in Interop's topical education discussions that assist enterprise network designers, security, convergence and mobility professionals to learn about the latest industry developments and plan for their emerging applications and connectivity requirements.

The Interop CSO Boot Camp:

Extreme Networks is playing a key role sponsoring Interop's CSO Security Boot Camp, beginning Sunday, May 20. The Boot Camp is a two-day forum where presenters and attendees will share the latest strategies for building a secure network, which accounts for the latest network threats, infrastructure vulnerabilities, and compliance requirements.

Extreme Networks Builds Backbone for InteropNet

Extreme Networks is putting its award-winning network solutions to the test as the premier hardware sponsor of the InteropNet backbone, the primary event network. Extreme Networks BlackDiamond(R) modular switches and Summit(R) X450 and X250 fixed switches featuring the ExtremeXOS(TM) operating system and the Sentriant(TM) threat mitigation appliance will serve as the secure and scalable Ethernet foundation that supports thousands of visitors and exhibiting vendors throughout the show.

Education at Interop

— Herb Schneider, co-founder and senior vice president of research and development for Extreme Networks, is participating in the CSO Boot Camp; with a presentation titled: "Service Oriented Networked Applications to Deliver a Secure Network," on Monday, May 21st.

— Nick Suizo, director of software and network management for Extreme Networks, is participating in the Interop SOA panel track, titled: "XML Gateways, Addressing the Security and Performance on the Network," on Tuesday, May 22 at 3:30 p.m.

Extreme Networks Interop Booth Demonstrations

At its booth, No.1034, the Company is showcasing key services that help assess, design and build next generation networks, its award-winning Summit(R) and BlackDiamond(R) switches, the Summit WM WLAN platforms, the Sentriant(TM) line of integrated security solutions for NAC and threat mitigation and the unique modular operating system, ExtremeXOS(TM), software that provides an available and extensible network foundation.

These solutions offer security and policy enforcement features for users and devices to meet corporate compliance, 10 Gigabit speeds with high availability and resiliency for core connectivity and enterprise data centers, and integrated wired and wireless LAN network edge infrastructure to support a range of mobility applications and convergence, including IP telephony and IP video.

Extreme Networks, Inc.

Extreme Networks designs, builds, and installs Ethernet infrastructure solutions that solve the toughest business communications challenges. Our commitment to open networking sets us apart from the alternatives by delivering meaningful insight and unprecedented control to applications and services. We believe openness is the best foundation for growth, freedom, flexibility, and choice. We focus on enterprises and service providers who demand high performance, converged networks that support voice, video and data, over a wired and wireless infrastructure.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including without limitation statements as to security, functionality, and performance of the BlackDiamond, Sentriant, ExtremeXOS and Summit 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 which could cause actual results to differ materially are contained in the Company's 10-Qs and 10-Ks which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (http://www.sec.gov).

Extreme Networks, BlackDiamond, Sentriant, ExtremeXOS, and Summit are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Extreme Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other names and marks are the property of their respective owners. (C) 2007 Extreme Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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