Extreme Networks® of Santa Clara, Calif., founded in 1996, is a publicly listed company that designs, builds, and installs sophisticated Ethernet solutions that meet the toughest challenges in network connectivity and IP-based communications. Throughout its history, the Company has delivered more than 15 Million Ethernet ports and has established a presence in more than 50 countries. The Company increases the value of the network with its advanced software platforms that deliver meaningful insight and control to applications and services. This helps corporate enterprises and service providers who must have high performance, secure networks that support converged voice, video and data. Intelligence is enhanced with an extensible, flexible and secure protocol-based communication capability, allowing devices to talk to one another.