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November 18, 2013

Extreme Networks Showcases High Performance Networking Portfolio at SC13

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 18 — Extreme Networks, Inc. today announced it will showcase its high performance networking portfolio and participate in a series of speaking sessions during the upcoming SC13, held in Denver, Colorado (Nov. 17th -22nd). Extreme Networks will showcase its HPC solutions and unveil its purpose-built Top of Rack switch, the Summit X770, and its flagship switch, the BlackDiamond X8 will power the conference SCinet with high-speed, low latency networking.

Exhibition Highlights: Extreme Networks will demonstrate how enterprises can develop the networking features required for High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data Hadoop deployments in collaboration with its latest partner, SGI, a trusted leader in HPC solutions inside the exhibition hall at booth #801.

Education Highlights: Experts from Extreme Networks will share their visionary industry insights at these sessions:

The Role of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) in the Big Data EquationBithika Khargharia, Ph.D., senior engineer for vertical solutions and architecture and Glenn Ricart, Ph.D. and chief technology officer for US Ignite, will lead a panel discussion on how SDN has huge potential to address the evolving connectivity requirements of Big Data due to the rapid transition towards a fully networked world. Where: Room #703 When: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 | 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 pm MT

Accelerating High Performance and Super Computing with Ethernet In this session, Nadeem Zahid, director of product line management will share insights into how Ethernet is poised to erode the InfiniBand market over the next few years, and the trends fueling the shift. Where: Room #503/504 When: Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 11:30 am – 12:00 pm MT

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About Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks, Inc. sets the new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and best-in-class 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


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