Extreme Networks, Axis Communications providing security for 68th Annual Little League World Series

Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) said that it has teamed up with Axis Communications to provide the wired and wireless infrastructure needed to deliver complete video surveillance during the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series that is currently underway.

Together, the companies are enhancing the overall security of players and fans alike.

This year, Extreme Networks is making its debut protecting the series joining Axis as it enters its fifth year. To secure 350,000 expected spectators during the ten day event, Extreme Networks is providing its Summit X430 series Gigabit Ethernet switches to form the backbone of the state of the art security solution. Extreme Networks´ solutions complement the stadium´s access control network and are connecting more than 40 Axis Communications IP-based digital video surveillance cameras throughout the complex.

The 2014 Little League World Series will mark the 68th edition of the tournament, and eight teams from the United States and eight international teams will compete. The ten day tournament will come to a conclusion on Sunday, Aug. 24 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, a small town that has become famous for hosting the tournament for over six decades.

Extreme Networks´ Summit switches promote deployment simplicity of the surveillance network due to software automation through the ExtremeXOS operating system, automating key configuration and management policy settings across the infrastructure. The Extreme Networks´ Summit X430 switches boast enabled network convergence, high availability and resiliency, programmable extensibility, scalability for future network growth, comprehensive security features and high performance, high bandwidth and non-blocking architecture.

For video surveillance, the LLWS team has added the latest IP camera technology from Axis Communications to its existing network of Axis cameras. From discreet bullet style and pin hole cameras to fixed dome network cameras that provide panoramic views of the stadium, the LLWS is taking full advantage of a wide range of Axis technologies.

New for the 2014 tournament, the LLWS deployed the most advanced AXIS Q60 Series pan/tilt/zoom cameras to manage crowd safety at the packed event.

Extreme Networks is setting a new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and market leading service and support. The company delivers high-performance switching and routing products for data centre and core-to-edge networks, wired/wireless LAN access, and unified network management and control. For more information, visit http://www.extremenetworks.com.

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