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One Hyper-Connected World. One Customer-Driven Network.

Abby Strong Vice President, Product Marketing Published 16 Apr 2019

Software-driven networking has moved into the mainstream as the architecture approach of choice. Without software-first solutions, limitations of the network can create obstacles to achieving digital transformation initiatives.

At one time, hardware was all-important; today, value lies within the software controls that command it. The software-driven network brings endless possibilities, and its capabilities range from increased network management flexibility to the ability to be hyper-specific with security policies.

Knowing this, we’ve streamlined our products to make building your flexible Customer-Driven Network easy.

Extreme Applications

Extreme Applications are designed to bring insights, visibility, and control for superior user experience from the edge to the private cloud.

This product family includes:

Extreme AirDefense

Extreme AirDefense simplifies the protection, monitoring, and compliance of your wireless LAN networks. Extreme AirDefense continuously safeguards the network from external threats 24x7x365 and notifies IT staff when attacks occur, enabling an immediate response. It also enables compliance with regulations such as PCI-DSS, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and GLBA.


ExtremeCloud is a resilient and scalable cloud-based network management solution offered as a subscription service.

Defender for IoT

Extreme Defender for IoT is a unique, award-winning solution that delivers security for end point s which have limited or even no embedded security capabilities. It is especially targeted to aging wired devices that need to roam around a room, building, or even a campus.


ExtremeGuest is a robust and comprehensive guest engagement solution which gives a unique opportunity for the retailer to personalize engagement by understanding the customer behavior and interest and then tailor services based on the insights.


ExtremeLocation provides enterprises powerful multi-tier location services that can scale to thousands of branch sites and 100,000 access points. ExtremeLocation offers a range of granular location accuracy to address various application scenarios with extensive real-time and historical location analytics, such as new and repeat visitors, visitor engagement times, location of associates, and specifics of site or zone performance.

Extreme Management Center

Extreme Management Center allows you to manage your network with automation from a single pane of glass across virtualized and cloud environments, gain in-depth visibility of users, end-devices, and applications across physical and virtual machine (VM) traffic through our Virtual Application, automatically roll-out consistent policies and automated configuration and compliance monitoring for users and devices, and much more.


ExtremeMangement offers a single pane of glass for your wired and wireless network with zero-touch provisioning (ZTP+) so you can quickly bring new infrastructure online.


ExtremeAnalytics allows you to keep your network secure through granular visibility and analytics into your applications and network from the edge to the data center. With integration into our VSP and SLX platforms, you get application layer visibility and latency calculations for traffic flows all the way into the data center.


ExtremeControl securely enables BYOD and IoT to protect your network against external threats. It lets you centrally manage and define granular policies, so you can meet compliance obligations, locate, authenticate, and apply targeted policies to users and devices.


Our fully automated Information Governance Engine compliance solution was designed to automatically analyze and assess network configurations. Our solution analyzes the configuration of your Extreme wired and wireless network including wireless events such as rogue APs, all the way into the data center.


Customers using our Extreme Management Center can take advantage of ExtremeConnect. ExtremeConnect offers integration with major enterprise platforms for network security, mobile management, analytics, cloud, and data center solutions to automate day-to-day operations with third-party services like security, mobile device management, and analytics. 


Extreme switching lays the foundation for a next-gen network, featuring better-performing products from edge to core. We offer a number of switches built specifically to meet the unique needs of your environment, whether edge, campus or data center:

Edge Switches

  • ExtremeXOS
  • ERS Series

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Campus Switches

  • VSP Series

Data Center Switches

  • SLX Series
  • VDX Series


Extreme routers are fast, scalable, and built for enterprise, data center, and services providers.

CER Series

MLX Series

SLX Series

SLX 9640
SLX 9850
SLX 9540


ExtremeMobility offers AI-infused cloud and premise-based edge solutions for the next-gen enterprise.

Extreme always seeks to push the boundaries of networking technology, driven by our vision to make it simpler and faster, as well as more agile and secure. But our higher purpose has always been helping our customers go beyond the network. Today, we call that Customer-Driven Networking; our reason for continuously improving our product portfolio to help you accelerate your digital transformation. 

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