Extreme Upgrades BlackDiamond

Extreme Networks's BlackDiamond 20808 raises the bar for metro Ethernet transport

September 22, 2008

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (NasdaqGM:EXTR - News) today introduced the BlackDiamond® 20808 metro Ethernet transport switch, the flagship in its service provider product portfolio. The BlackDiamond 20808 switch is the first purpose-built metro Ethernet transport switch, delivering the industry-leading combination of value, scale and performance for converged packet transport.

"Extreme Networks® Black Diamond 20808 switch is changing the game for Ethernet transport in the metro with the right combination of density and scale," said Eve Griliches, Program Director for IDC's telecom equipment group. "This is a terrific introduction for Extreme Networks." IDC's Product Flash on the announcement notes that they expect the Carrier Ethernet routing and switching market to reach well over $7.6 billion with a 5-year CAGR of 17.5% by 2012.

Extreme Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR)

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