Visionary: Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks has been on an acquisition spree, buying strategic networking assets from Avaya, Zebra Technologies and Brocade Communications. The San Jose, Calif.-based vendor provides enterprise flexibility by delivering edge-to-core infrastructure offerings that can be managed from on-premises, cloud or hybrid network service applications. ExtremeManagement, ExtremeControl and ExtremeAnalytics provide network management, guest access, policy enforcement and application analytics for Extreme network components, as well as multivendor networks for Cisco, Aruba and others. Extreme is ranked third place in both vision and execution on the Magic Quadrant.