Extreme Networks Proliferates Classroom Solutions

By CIOReview | Thursday, July 23, 2015
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FREMONT, CA:  Extreme Networks, a provider of high-performance, open networking innovations for enterprises, services providers, and internet exchanges expands its classroom solutions by catering to new customers and adopting connectivity solutions in the K-12 education market.

In addition to equipping school districts across the country with reliable Wi-Fi access, Extreme Networks is helping education IT administrators to improve network access, bandwidth control, application connectivity and analytics with its solutions platform. Extreme Networks' connectivity solutions provide affordable Internet access and world-class features to teachers, students and administrators.

Extreme’s infrastructure and analytics technology will be incorporated into Hardin County School for managing its network by gaining insight into users’ applications and network behavior. The solution provides network access to any mobile device for its users.

Extreme also offers Stonington Public School with an enterprise wireless network that would allow them to roll out BYOD for personalized learning to meet the mobile needs of 3,000 users across six schools and seven buildings in Connecticut. The deployment enables to manage infrastructure using a virtual desktop on a single screen.

"Wi-Fi access is no longer a nicety; it's a necessity. Providing students with 21st century educational tools and the power of wireless-enabled digital learning tools cannot be overlooked. As educators nationwide come together to close the Wi-Fi gap in America's schools, we're proud to be teaming with leading school districts across the globe to give them the tools their students need to succeed," explains Jonathan Kidwell, Director of Education, Extreme Networks.

Extreme’s infrastructure helps schools to deploy Chromebooks to allow personalized learning, collaboration and to help facilitate online testing. Furthermore, the strategic relation with Pro Football Hall of Fame (PFHOF), Extreme’s powers the Heart of a Hall of Famer series, allowing students to hear directly from Hall of Fame players about how to achieve success on and off the field.