Monday, July 18, 2011

Extreme Networks Ships Enterprise Access Switches

Extreme Networks introduced a new family of value-based Gigabit Ethernet access switches that deliver Layer 2 connectivity for enterprise networks. The new EAS family of Gigabit switches, available in 24-port models, feature standards-based PoE Plus, Quality of Service and critical support for devices that require a wired connection such as VoIP phones, security cameras, and WLAN access points. At the access layer, traffic from the EAS family of switches and Extreme Networks Altitude Wireless LAN access points is forwarded to the advanced ExtremeXOS edge, extending the benefits of sophisticated identity management for wired and wireless and complementing Extreme Networks end-to-end intelligence and automation portfolio. The 24 port non-PoE EAS-100 begins at U.S. list price $995, while the 24 port PoE+ EAS-200 begins at U.S. list price $1,995.

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