Game Day is Every Day

Game Day is Every Day

When the Network Is Involved

For Extreme Customers, Game Day is Every Day.

As the Official Wi-Fi Solutions Provider of the National Football League, Extreme Networks is proud to team up with the NFL to deliver robust Wi-Fi connectivity to tens of thousands of fans every game day. Whatever your ‘game day’ looks like, network performance and reliability is mission critical, no matter the industry.


Webinar: Game Day is Everyday

No matter the industry or business, the network solution is mission critical. To better understand what IT ‘game day’ means across industries, join us on Wednesday September 25th for our customer-driven panel discussion.

Game Day is Everyday: Part II

In Part II of our webinar series, join us on Thursday, November 21st for our second customer panel discussion.

The winning elements for Retail on game day equals enhancing the in-store experience, achieving operational excellence, and protecting the brand.

For Education, winning on game day means delivering personalized learning, supporting digital citizenship, and deploying high performance computing.

What are the winning elements for Healthcare on game day? Ensuring patient safety and privacy, enhancing care, and enabling clinical efficiency and staff satisfaction.

In my role as the vice president of technology for the Seattle Seahawks, my first challenge was to solve the connectivity issues that we had at a stadium on game day for our spectators. We wanted to bring a Wi-Fi solution that we could provide and supplement the cellular coverage with. We were able to deploy the perfect solution with Extreme products and Extreme has been a great partner for us for the last four year, helping us meet that need for connectivity on game day.”

Chip Suttles

VP of Technology, Seattle Seahawks

We’ve seen a 30% reduction in traffic incidents because we can talk to our users and warm them about accidents, lane closures, and work areas. We’ve prevented a significant amount of accidents that couldn’t have been presented without this system.”

Juan Ignacio Gomez-Logo

CIO with the Indiana Toll Road

It is very rare to find a solution that drives automation, minimizes security, and reduces costs without sacrificing one for another. Extreme Networks enabled us to significantly enhance and optimize OSF HealthCare’s environment for long-term reliability and future success.”

Collin Summers

Director Network Services, OSF HealthCare

Being able to give quality service is important for online testing. If we didn’t have a fast, reliable network we would not be able to deliver that type of expected mission-critical operation”

How Does Extreme Networks Power the NFL?

Learn how Extreme’s in-stadium network technologies enhance the game day experience.

Vertical Customer ‘Game Day’ Stories

CenturyLink Field, home to the Seattle Seahawks, demands 100% Wi-Fi coverage of the in-venue seating bowl and across a 69,000 capacity stadium of screaming fans, who expect an engaging in-venue experience.  Partnering with Extreme Networks, the NFL team requires complete visibility and control of network users, who leverage game day applications, such as the Seahawks Team App, social media, and video streaming platforms on the public W-Fi network.

CenturyLink Field, home to the Seattle Seahawks, demands 100% Wi-Fi coverage of the in-venue seating bowl and across a 69,000 capacity stadium of screaming fans, who expect an engaging in-venue experience.  Partnering with Extreme Networks, the NFL team requires complete visibility and control of network users, who leverage game day applications, such as the Seahawks Team App, social media, and video streaming platforms on the public W-Fi network.

Zwarte Cross, one of the largest outdoor music and sports festivals in Europe, depends on a reliable network for a smooth operation consisting of 220,000 attendees and 33 stages, spanning 160 hectares, across three villages.  Having solid connectivity is a must to support communication among supporting event management assets and back-of-house staff, as well as providing a complete understanding of network performance and usage during the entirety of the event.

Zwarte Cross, one of the largest outdoor music and sports festivals in Europe, depends on a reliable network for a smooth operation consisting of 220,000 attendees and 33 stages, spanning 160 hectares, across three villages.  Having solid connectivity is a must to support communication among supporting event management assets and back-of-house staff, as well as providing a complete understanding of network performance and usage during the entirety of the event.

Home to NHL team Carolina Hurricanes and more than 150 annual events, PNC Arena wished to further augment the fan and guest experience by deploying Extreme Networks’ high-density Wi-Fi solution, delivering a consistent mobile experience to fans and supporting the key event-to-event requirements that are run in the arena.

Home to NHL team Carolina Hurricanes and more than 150 annual events, PNC Arena wished to further augment the fan and guest experience by deploying Extreme Networks’ high-density Wi-Fi solution, delivering a consistent mobile experience to fans and supporting the key event-to-event requirements that are run in the arena.

Baylor University’s McLane Stadium delivers an exceptional game day experience to a 45,000 open-air stadium, which requires purpose-built network solutions for both public and private use, and the bandwidth capacity to back thousands of personal devices.  Using solutions delivered by Extreme Networks, football fans enjoy secure, strong Wi-Fi and an interactive and engaging mobile experience while in-venue.

Baylor University’s McLane Stadium delivers an exceptional game day experience to a 45,000 open-air stadium, which requires purpose-built network solutions for both public and private use, and the bandwidth capacity to back thousands of personal devices.  Using solutions delivered by Extreme Networks, football fans enjoy secure, strong Wi-Fi and an interactive and engaging mobile experience while in-venue.

With 200,000 annual outpatient clinical visits, 50,000 annual emergency department visits, and 11,000 annual discharges, it is mission critical that Interfaith Medical Center has a high-performing network to keep all 287 hospital beds free from security threats and deliver a “zero trust” environment that improves patient safety.  With the help of Extreme Networks, Interfaith Medical Center has the capability to keep thousands of connected devices secure during the on-boarding process, instilling comfort to patients who are seeking reliable care.

With 200,000 annual outpatient clinical visits, 50,000 annual emergency department visits, and 11,000 annual discharges, it is mission critical that Interfaith Medical Center has a high-performing network to keep all 287 hospital beds free from security threats and deliver a “zero trust” environment that improves patient safety.  With the help of Extreme Networks, Interfaith Medical Center has the capability to keep thousands of connected devices secure during the on-boarding process, instilling comfort to patients who are seeking reliable care.

Henry Ford Health System, comprised of six main hospitals, relies on Extreme Networks to keep devices connected in a highly demanding setting, with 25,000 concurrent users accessing the network per day.  With a main facility reaching 2.1 million square feet, technology solutions help remove difficulty when navigating the floor and keep the aging cliental safe from leaving without assistance.

Henry Ford Health System, comprised of six main hospitals, relies on Extreme Networks to keep devices connected in a highly demanding setting, with 25,000 concurrent users accessing the network per day.  With a main facility reaching 2.1 million square feet, technology solutions help remove difficulty when navigating the floor and keep the aging cliental safe from leaving without assistance.

As a leading healthcare provider, Novant Health runs an efficient clinical organization with technology solutions centered around quality, reliability, and efficiency.  With a combined Extreme Networks solution focused around the management platform, Novant Health manages 15 hospitals and 350 physician practices with ease, and maintaining a 24/7 operation.

As a leading healthcare provider, Novant Health runs an efficient clinical organization with technology solutions centered around quality, reliability, and efficiency.  With a combined Extreme Networks solution focused around the management platform, Novant Health manages 15 hospitals and 350 physician practices with ease, and maintaining a 24/7 operation.

The City of Ann Arbor, Michigan’s 6th largest city, must keep up with the rapid digital transformation that is attracting businesses, employees, university research and development.  The city heavily relies on their own custom fiber network, which ensures reliability, resiliency and built-in redundancy.  As a trusted Extreme customer for over 15 years, the state-of-the-art network brings the necessary speed and quality to ensure community operations are nothing less than productive.

The City of Ann Arbor, Michigan’s 6th largest city, must keep up with the rapid digital transformation that is attracting businesses, employees, university research and development.  The city heavily relies on their own custom fiber network, which ensures reliability, resiliency and built-in redundancy.  As a trusted Extreme customer for over 15 years, the state-of-the-art network brings the necessary speed and quality to ensure community operations are nothing less than productive.

Loudon County has an expanding network based around the needs of public safety and other services, making it essential that their network provides resiliency and stability daily.  Constantly working toward the needs of the community, Loudon County utilizes Extreme Network solutions, including Fabric Connect, to maintain control over the growing complexity of the network and provide a failover, so no disruptions compromise the safety of the community.

Loudon County has an expanding network based around the needs of public safety and other services, making it essential that their network provides resiliency and stability daily.  Constantly working toward the needs of the community, Loudon County utilizes Extreme Network solutions, including Fabric Connect, to maintain control over the growing complexity of the network and provide a failover, so no disruptions compromise the safety of the community.

Home to FedEx and the world’s second busiest cargo airport, the City of Memphis relies on a flexible, future-forward network that enhances public services within the community.  Using Extreme’s Automated Campus solution and AI-powered IP camera’s around 27 community centers, the solution allows the City to simplify their network management, while supporting increased bandwidth demands and providing real-time data around network usage and performance.

Home to FedEx and the world’s second busiest cargo airport, the City of Memphis relies on a flexible, future-forward network that enhances public services within the community.  Using Extreme’s Automated Campus solution and AI-powered IP camera’s around 27 community centers, the solution allows the City to simplify their network management, while supporting increased bandwidth demands and providing real-time data around network usage and performance.

With a small, yet growing university of more than 3,900 students, the University of St. Francis is noted for innovative technologies available to students, faculty, and staff members.  The high computing demands enables the University’s new state-of-the-art science building and utilizes wireless access points and switches to support the extended network infrastructure.  Through leveraging the infrastructure and with an enhanced security posture, the university can double the number of physical locations with network access, from two to four without increasing the staff.

With a small, yet growing university of more than 3,900 students, the University of St. Francis is noted for innovative technologies available to students, faculty, and staff members.  The high computing demands enables the University’s new state-of-the-art science building and utilizes wireless access points and switches to support the extended network infrastructure.  Through leveraging the infrastructure and with an enhanced security posture, the university can double the number of physical locations with network access, from two to four without increasing the staff.

With a rapidly growing population of 18,000 students and 2,000 staff members, the IT department at City, University of London must maintain mobile device usage and the streaming content in lecture halls, to enhance the student learning experience.  Since updating the network after nearly a decade, which brought more reliable connectivity, the University has increased user satisfaction. This has allowed more time to be focused solely on academics and less time spent troubleshooting connectivity issues.

With a rapidly growing population of 18,000 students and 2,000 staff members, the IT department at City, University of London must maintain mobile device usage and the streaming content in lecture halls, to enhance the student learning experience.  Since updating the network after nearly a decade, which brought more reliable connectivity, the University has increased user satisfaction. This has allowed more time to be focused solely on academics and less time spent troubleshooting connectivity issues.

Ryerson University, located in downtown Toronto, is home to more than 40,000 full time and 70,000 continuing education students that depend on the latest technology innovations to enhance the academic experience.  By utilizing the Extreme Networks Management Center, the University can efficiently manage the complex network from the network edge to the data center, allowing more time to engage with students and faculty.

Ryerson University, located in downtown Toronto, is home to more than 40,000 full time and 70,000 continuing education students that depend on the latest technology innovations to enhance the academic experience.  By utilizing the Extreme Networks Management Center, the University can efficiently manage the complex network from the network edge to the data center, allowing more time to engage with students and faculty.

Known for future-forward thinking, Forsyth County Schools is utilizing exactly what the era of digital transformation has to offer in order to enrich student learning.  With both the traditional course offerings and a virtual academy – Alliance Academy for Innovation – the school requires high speed connectivity, ease of network management, and sufficient bandwidth to the growing student population.  This means access to career and college-level content, whether it is in the classroom, online, or after-school hours.

Known for future-forward thinking, Forsyth County Schools is utilizing exactly what the era of digital transformation has to offer in order to enrich student learning.  With both the traditional course offerings and a virtual academy – Alliance Academy for Innovation – the school requires high speed connectivity, ease of network management, and sufficient bandwidth to the growing student population.  This means access to career and college-level content, whether it is in the classroom, online, or after-school hours.

The Tuscaloosa City Schools, educating more than 10,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade, leverages the network capability by offering virtual field trips, real-time peer interactive work, and online projects for collaboration across districts.  With 14,000 network users and 15,000 devices on the network at any given time, connectivity and reliability of a high-quality network plays an integral part in a successful classroom environment, including students experiencing the full capabilities of their Chromebooks.

The Tuscaloosa City Schools, educating more than 10,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade, leverages the network capability by offering virtual field trips, real-time peer interactive work, and online projects for collaboration across districts.  With 14,000 network users and 15,000 devices on the network at any given time, connectivity and reliability of a high-quality network plays an integral part in a successful classroom environment, including students experiencing the full capabilities of their Chromebooks.

McMinn County Schools, home to 6,000 students and 450 faculty members across 13 building, provides robust connectivity to students, empowering them to access online learning programs and support mobile devices.  Along with digital learning, the high-quality network infrastructure plays an integral role in daily operations, supporting administration, and most importantly, the student’s safety with 400-IP security cameras and intercoms installed to facilitate critical communication.  With a simplified network allowing for fast problem resolution, the district can leverage the network and technology solutions to achieve unique goals and other business decisions with the rise and expansion of improved digital initiatives.

McMinn County Schools, home to 6,000 students and 450 faculty members across 13 building, provides robust connectivity to students, empowering them to access online learning programs and support mobile devices.  Along with digital learning, the high-quality network infrastructure plays an integral role in daily operations, supporting administration, and most importantly, the student’s safety with 400-IP security cameras and intercoms installed to facilitate critical communication.  With a simplified network allowing for fast problem resolution, the district can leverage the network and technology solutions to achieve unique goals and other business decisions with the rise and expansion of improved digital initiatives.

CenturyLink Field, home to the Seattle Seahawks, demands 100% Wi-Fi coverage of the in-venue seating bowl and across a 69,000 capacity stadium of screaming fans, who expect an engaging in-venue experience.  Partnering with Extreme Networks, the NFL team requires complete visibility and control of network users, who leverage game day applications, such as the Seahawks Team App, social media, and video streaming platforms on the public W-Fi network.

CenturyLink Field, home to the Seattle Seahawks, demands 100% Wi-Fi coverage of the in-venue seating bowl and across a 69,000 capacity stadium of screaming fans, who expect an engaging in-venue experience.  Partnering with Extreme Networks, the NFL team requires complete visibility and control of network users, who leverage game day applications, such as the Seahawks Team App, social media, and video streaming platforms on the public W-Fi network.

Zwarte Cross, one of the largest outdoor music and sports festivals in Europe, depends on a reliable network for a smooth operation consisting of 220,000 attendees and 33 stages, spanning 160 hectares, across three villages.  Having solid connectivity is a must to support communication among supporting event management assets and back-of-house staff, as well as providing a complete understanding of network performance and usage during the entirety of the event.

Zwarte Cross, one of the largest outdoor music and sports festivals in Europe, depends on a reliable network for a smooth operation consisting of 220,000 attendees and 33 stages, spanning 160 hectares, across three villages.  Having solid connectivity is a must to support communication among supporting event management assets and back-of-house staff, as well as providing a complete understanding of network performance and usage during the entirety of the event.

Home to NHL team Carolina Hurricanes and more than 150 annual events, PNC Arena wished to further augment the fan and guest experience by deploying Extreme Networks’ high-density Wi-Fi solution, delivering a consistent mobile experience to fans and supporting the key event-to-event requirements that are run in the arena.

Home to NHL team Carolina Hurricanes and more than 150 annual events, PNC Arena wished to further augment the fan and guest experience by deploying Extreme Networks’ high-density Wi-Fi solution, delivering a consistent mobile experience to fans and supporting the key event-to-event requirements that are run in the arena.

Baylor University’s McLane Stadium delivers an exceptional game day experience to a 45,000 open-air stadium, which requires purpose-built network solutions for both public and private use, and the bandwidth capacity to back thousands of personal devices.  Using solutions delivered by Extreme Networks, football fans enjoy secure, strong Wi-Fi and an interactive and engaging mobile experience while in-venue.

Baylor University’s McLane Stadium delivers an exceptional game day experience to a 45,000 open-air stadium, which requires purpose-built network solutions for both public and private use, and the bandwidth capacity to back thousands of personal devices.  Using solutions delivered by Extreme Networks, football fans enjoy secure, strong Wi-Fi and an interactive and engaging mobile experience while in-venue.

With 200,000 annual outpatient clinical visits, 50,000 annual emergency department visits, and 11,000 annual discharges, it is mission critical that Interfaith Medical Center has a high-performing network to keep all 287 hospital beds free from security threats and deliver a “zero trust” environment that improves patient safety.  With the help of Extreme Networks, Interfaith Medical Center has the capability to keep thousands of connected devices secure during the on-boarding process, instilling comfort to patients who are seeking reliable care.

With 200,000 annual outpatient clinical visits, 50,000 annual emergency department visits, and 11,000 annual discharges, it is mission critical that Interfaith Medical Center has a high-performing network to keep all 287 hospital beds free from security threats and deliver a “zero trust” environment that improves patient safety.  With the help of Extreme Networks, Interfaith Medical Center has the capability to keep thousands of connected devices secure during the on-boarding process, instilling comfort to patients who are seeking reliable care.

Henry Ford Health System, comprised of six main hospitals, relies on Extreme Networks to keep devices connected in a highly demanding setting, with 25,000 concurrent users accessing the network per day.  With a main facility reaching 2.1 million square feet, technology solutions help remove difficulty when navigating the floor and keep the aging cliental safe from leaving without assistance.

Henry Ford Health System, comprised of six main hospitals, relies on Extreme Networks to keep devices connected in a highly demanding setting, with 25,000 concurrent users accessing the network per day.  With a main facility reaching 2.1 million square feet, technology solutions help remove difficulty when navigating the floor and keep the aging cliental safe from leaving without assistance.

As a leading healthcare provider, Novant Health runs an efficient clinical organization with technology solutions centered around quality, reliability, and efficiency.  With a combined Extreme Networks solution focused around the management platform, Novant Health manages 15 hospitals and 350 physician practices with ease, and maintaining a 24/7 operation.

As a leading healthcare provider, Novant Health runs an efficient clinical organization with technology solutions centered around quality, reliability, and efficiency.  With a combined Extreme Networks solution focused around the management platform, Novant Health manages 15 hospitals and 350 physician practices with ease, and maintaining a 24/7 operation.

The City of Ann Arbor, Michigan’s 6th largest city, must keep up with the rapid digital transformation that is attracting businesses, employees, university research and development.  The city heavily relies on their own custom fiber network, which ensures reliability, resiliency and built-in redundancy.  As a trusted Extreme customer for over 15 years, the state-of-the-art network brings the necessary speed and quality to ensure community operations are nothing less than productive.

The City of Ann Arbor, Michigan’s 6th largest city, must keep up with the rapid digital transformation that is attracting businesses, employees, university research and development.  The city heavily relies on their own custom fiber network, which ensures reliability, resiliency and built-in redundancy.  As a trusted Extreme customer for over 15 years, the state-of-the-art network brings the necessary speed and quality to ensure community operations are nothing less than productive.

Loudon County has an expanding network based around the needs of public safety and other services, making it essential that their network provides resiliency and stability daily.  Constantly working toward the needs of the community, Loudon County utilizes Extreme Network solutions, including Fabric Connect, to maintain control over the growing complexity of the network and provide a failover, so no disruptions compromise the safety of the community.

Loudon County has an expanding network based around the needs of public safety and other services, making it essential that their network provides resiliency and stability daily.  Constantly working toward the needs of the community, Loudon County utilizes Extreme Network solutions, including Fabric Connect, to maintain control over the growing complexity of the network and provide a failover, so no disruptions compromise the safety of the community.

Home to FedEx and the world’s second busiest cargo airport, the City of Memphis relies on a flexible, future-forward network that enhances public services within the community.  Using Extreme’s Automated Campus solution and AI-powered IP camera’s around 27 community centers, the solution allows the City to simplify their network management, while supporting increased bandwidth demands and providing real-time data around network usage and performance.

Home to FedEx and the world’s second busiest cargo airport, the City of Memphis relies on a flexible, future-forward network that enhances public services within the community.  Using Extreme’s Automated Campus solution and AI-powered IP camera’s around 27 community centers, the solution allows the City to simplify their network management, while supporting increased bandwidth demands and providing real-time data around network usage and performance.

With a small, yet growing university of more than 3,900 students, the University of St. Francis is noted for innovative technologies available to students, faculty, and staff members.  The high computing demands enables the University’s new state-of-the-art science building and utilizes wireless access points and switches to support the extended network infrastructure.  Through leveraging the infrastructure and with an enhanced security posture, the university can double the number of physical locations with network access, from two to four without increasing the staff.

With a small, yet growing university of more than 3,900 students, the University of St. Francis is noted for innovative technologies available to students, faculty, and staff members.  The high computing demands enables the University’s new state-of-the-art science building and utilizes wireless access points and switches to support the extended network infrastructure.  Through leveraging the infrastructure and with an enhanced security posture, the university can double the number of physical locations with network access, from two to four without increasing the staff.

With a rapidly growing population of 18,000 students and 2,000 staff members, the IT department at City, University of London must maintain mobile device usage and the streaming content in lecture halls, to enhance the student learning experience.  Since updating the network after nearly a decade, which brought more reliable connectivity, the University has increased user satisfaction. This has allowed more time to be focused solely on academics and less time spent troubleshooting connectivity issues.

With a rapidly growing population of 18,000 students and 2,000 staff members, the IT department at City, University of London must maintain mobile device usage and the streaming content in lecture halls, to enhance the student learning experience.  Since updating the network after nearly a decade, which brought more reliable connectivity, the University has increased user satisfaction. This has allowed more time to be focused solely on academics and less time spent troubleshooting connectivity issues.

Ryerson University, located in downtown Toronto, is home to more than 40,000 full time and 70,000 continuing education students that depend on the latest technology innovations to enhance the academic experience.  By utilizing the Extreme Networks Management Center, the University can efficiently manage the complex network from the network edge to the data center, allowing more time to engage with students and faculty.

Ryerson University, located in downtown Toronto, is home to more than 40,000 full time and 70,000 continuing education students that depend on the latest technology innovations to enhance the academic experience.  By utilizing the Extreme Networks Management Center, the University can efficiently manage the complex network from the network edge to the data center, allowing more time to engage with students and faculty.

Known for future-forward thinking, Forsyth County Schools is utilizing exactly what the era of digital transformation has to offer in order to enrich student learning.  With both the traditional course offerings and a virtual academy – Alliance Academy for Innovation – the school requires high speed connectivity, ease of network management, and sufficient bandwidth to the growing student population.  This means access to career and college-level content, whether it is in the classroom, online, or after-school hours.

Known for future-forward thinking, Forsyth County Schools is utilizing exactly what the era of digital transformation has to offer in order to enrich student learning.  With both the traditional course offerings and a virtual academy – Alliance Academy for Innovation – the school requires high speed connectivity, ease of network management, and sufficient bandwidth to the growing student population.  This means access to career and college-level content, whether it is in the classroom, online, or after-school hours.

The Tuscaloosa City Schools, educating more than 10,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade, leverages the network capability by offering virtual field trips, real-time peer interactive work, and online projects for collaboration across districts.  With 14,000 network users and 15,000 devices on the network at any given time, connectivity and reliability of a high-quality network plays an integral part in a successful classroom environment, including students experiencing the full capabilities of their Chromebooks.

The Tuscaloosa City Schools, educating more than 10,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten to 12th grade, leverages the network capability by offering virtual field trips, real-time peer interactive work, and online projects for collaboration across districts.  With 14,000 network users and 15,000 devices on the network at any given time, connectivity and reliability of a high-quality network plays an integral part in a successful classroom environment, including students experiencing the full capabilities of their Chromebooks.

McMinn County Schools, home to 6,000 students and 450 faculty members across 13 building, provides robust connectivity to students, empowering them to access online learning programs and support mobile devices.  Along with digital learning, the high-quality network infrastructure plays an integral role in daily operations, supporting administration, and most importantly, the student’s safety with 400-IP security cameras and intercoms installed to facilitate critical communication.  With a simplified network allowing for fast problem resolution, the district can leverage the network and technology solutions to achieve unique goals and other business decisions with the rise and expansion of improved digital initiatives.

McMinn County Schools, home to 6,000 students and 450 faculty members across 13 building, provides robust connectivity to students, empowering them to access online learning programs and support mobile devices.  Along with digital learning, the high-quality network infrastructure plays an integral role in daily operations, supporting administration, and most importantly, the student’s safety with 400-IP security cameras and intercoms installed to facilitate critical communication.  With a simplified network allowing for fast problem resolution, the district can leverage the network and technology solutions to achieve unique goals and other business decisions with the rise and expansion of improved digital initiatives.