CTS 092: Update From Extreme Networks

Mike Leibovitz joins the show to speak about exciting times at Extreme Networks, what they’ve done with acquisitions and where they are headed, Extreme Wi-Fi updates with AC Wave 2, and more.

Mike Leibovitz of Extreme Networks

10 years Mike has been at Extreme Networks. Since 2007/2008 he has focused primarily on Wi-Fi. He has done his fair share of work from sales enginneer, switching, routing, and voice. The way Mike Leibovitz got into Wi-Fi was through a project. Now he holds Director of Product Strategy role for wireless projects.

There are two Wi-Fi product lines that Extreme Networks carries. One is for the campus market and the other is for distributed enterprise. In a campus environment, you’ll want more with the control plane for things such as layer 3 roaming and centralization of traffic.

Extreme Network’s flagship access point is a Wave 2 4×4 with a tri-radio. It works with their security solution, AirDefense.

A key thing to know about is the Flow based characteristics which splits the data plane. Analytics runs on top and then you have flow based rules.

This episode on Extreme Networks goes into so much more information. Listen to hear more about:

  • Beyond RF
  • Security
  • 802.11ax

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Rowell, CWNE #210, is a network engineer in Higher-Ed. He enjoys working with wireless networking technologies and loves to share and engage with the community. You can connect with him on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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