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Extreme Networks is a networking company based in San Jose, California. Extreme Networks designs, develops and manufactures telecommunications infrastructure equipment, software development for network management, policy, analysis, security and access controls. Extremist Networks was founded by co-founders Gordon State, Herb Schneider, and Stephen Haddock in 1996 in California, USA, with its first offices located in Cupertino, which later moved to Santa Clara, and later to San Jose. Early investors included Norwest Venture Partners, Avi Capital Management, Thalotity Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. Gordon Stitt was one of the company's founders and served as CEO until August 2006, when he retired and became chairman. IPO was listed in April 1999 on nasdaq as "EXTR". In April 2013, Charles W. Berger (from Paraquat as acquired by Actian) replaced Oscar Rodríguez as CEO. In November 2014, Extreme Networks was selected as the NFL's first official Wi-Fi solutions provider. On April 19, 2015, Charles W. Berger resigned as CEO, replaced by Chairman Ed Meyercord.In September 2020, and omdia's analyst appointed extreme networks as a fast-growing vendor in cloud-run networks. In November 2020, Extreme Networks was selected as a leader in 2020 by Gartner Magic Quad Infrastructure for Access to the Local Telecommunications Network for the third year in a row by Gartner analysts.