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Extreme Names CEO

Extreme Networks announced that Mark Canepa has joined the Company as president and chief executive officer

August 30, 2006

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced that Mark Canepa has joined the Company as president and chief executive officer. Canepa is a seasoned executive who brings more than 23 years of experience to the company.

Prior to joining Extreme Networks, Canepa was with Sun Microsystems where he served as executive vice president of the Network Storage Products Group. Before that, he served in multiple vice president and general manager roles at Sun, after joining the company in 1996. Canepa's previous experience also includes several general manager positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, including development and marketing of the firm's workstation products.

"I am pleased to be joining Extreme Networks, where I can lead an experienced team with a history of delivering innovative networking solutions," said Canepa.

"Mark brings a wealth of experience in delivering strong business results over many years in a global environment," said Gordon Stitt, outgoing president and CEO of Extreme Networks. "He is a great cultural fit with Extreme – he really understands how product and business innovation combined can deliver growth."

Extreme Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR)

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