Extreme Networks to Acquire Enterasys Networks for $180M
Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) and Enterasys Networks, Inc. today announced that Extreme Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding stock of Enterasys in an all cash transaction valued at $180 million.
As network switching leaders in enterprise, data center and cloud, Extreme Networks and Enterasys Networks together will combine and extend their world-class products and technologies to provide customers with some of the most advanced, high performance, and open solutions in the market as well as a superb overall customer experience.
"The combination of Extreme Networks and Enterasys is significant in that it brings together two companies with distinct strengths addressing the key areas of the network, from unified wired and wireless edge, to the enterprise core, to the data center and cloud," said Zeus Kerravala, principal analyst and president of ZK Research. "With an open software approach, the companies can drive product innovations and customers will benefit from their increased resources and larger scale."