Universal Platforms

Unleash your Network with Extreme’s Universal Platforms.

Cloud-Managed Products for the Infinite Enterprise

Extreme’s Universal Platforms combine the power of cloud management with next-generation switches and access points that can support multiple deployment use cases through a simple change of the software or feature set. Universal Platforms increase flexibility and reduce hardware obsolescence by allowing customers to gradually adopt new technologies or change their desired use case by changing the software or feature set and/or management system, while preserving the hardware and even the associated licenses.

Drive the Top Line

Universal platforms can accelerate your project timelines through ease of specifying requirements (connectivity first, feature set later) and through ease of procurement.

Enhance User Experience

Universal platforms provide an improved deployment experience through simple, streamlined licensing, consistent warranty, powerful cloud management and top ranked services and support.

Improve Operating Efficiency

Universal platforms improve operating efficiency through powerful cloud management capabilities that offer single pane of glass management across wired and wireless platforms.

Reduce Risk

Universal platforms avoid technology lock-in by being able to evolve the software to take advantage of new technologies, new feature sets and new deployment models as requirements change.

Universal Platforms Simplify the Deployment Experience

With Universal, gone are the days of complex licensing and confusing warranty offers! Instead, licensing is poolable and portable, warranty is clear and consistent, and services and support is fully in-sourced and top ranked.

One price for any device with full portability across any device.

Bulk activated and centrally administered through the cloud

Across universal wired/ wireless platforms.

that provide flexibility, and outstanding 24/7 technical support.


Universal Platforms

  • Feature set is decoupled from hardware and can be changed
  • No rip and replace to evolve to a new technology /use case
  • Simple, poolable and portable switch licensing
  • One license for any device
  • Consistent warranty across universal wired/wireless platforms

Traditional Platforms

  • Hardware is tied to feature set / use case
  • Evolving to a new technology / use case= rip and replace
  • Complex per SKU licensing for switch software features
  • Complex per device licensing
  • Different warranties for wired/ wireless