Extreme Networks Inc was incorporated in California in May 1996 and reincorporated in Delaware in March 1999. The Company together with its subsidiaries provides of wired and wireless network infrastructure equipment, software and services for enterprises, data centers, and service providers. Its customers include businesses, hospitals, hotels, universities, sports venues, telecommunications companies and government agencies. The Company build its products into vertical markets solutions for converged campus networks with user and device mobility, data center and cloud administrators to virtualize their server and storage over a high-performance Ethernet infrastructure, service providers to provide bandwidth and service level agreements for Carrier Ethernet, 3G and 4G services, and management software that provide visibility, security and intelligent control - all through a single pane of glass. The Company conducts its sell and marketing activities on a through a distribution channel utilizing distributors, resellers and its field sales organization. The Company sells its products through an ecosystem of channel partners who combine its Ethernet, wireless and software analytics products with their offerings to create compelling information technology solutions for end-user customers. Its competitors Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Dell, Hewlett-Packard Company, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., and Juniper Networks Inc. The Company's operations are subject to various environmental and other regulations governing product safety, materials usage, packaging and other environmental impacts in the United States and in various countries where its products are manufactured and sold.