the ethernet alliance names harpreet chadha as chair of technical committee and vice president of technology

Published April 8th, 2007 - 05:22 GMT

Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:  EXTR) today announced that the Ethernet Alliance (http://www.ethernetalliance.org/home) has elected Harpreet Chadha as its technical committee chair and vice president of technology.  Chadha currently serves as a director of product management for Extreme Networks.

The Ethernet Alliance, formed in 2006, promotes industry awareness, acceptance and advancement of technology and products based on existing and emerging IEEE 802 Ethernet standards. It focuses on the entire spectrum of network users and applications, from those of telecom carriers, to corporate enterprises, to consumers.

“Harpreet Chadha’s active participation and technical role with the Ethernet Alliance helps further its mission of taking Ethernet technology to the next level,” said Chris Moore, Regional Director ME & Africa for Extreme Networks.  “Vendor cooperation is essential to the greater goal of promoting Ethernet to its full potential with customers, vendors and in the standards community.”

Throughout its history, Extreme Networks has played a key role participating in essential Ethernet standards bodies and vendor alliances, including the IEEE 802.3ae high-speed task, the Gigabit Ethernet Alliance, the 10 Gigabit Ethernet Alliance, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) and the Ethernet Alliance.

Harpreet Chadha is director of product management at Extreme Networks, Inc., where he oversees product development of scalable Ethernet switching solutions that help enterprises and carriers build intelligent, cost-effective networks.  Chadha holds a Masters Degree and Doctorate from North Carolina State University.

Extreme Networks, Inc.
Extreme Networks designs, builds, and installs Ethernet infrastructure solutions that help solve the toughest business communications challenges. Our commitment to open networking sets us apart from the alternatives by delivering meaningful insight and unprecedented control to applications and services.  We believe openness is the best foundation for growth, freedom, flexibility and choice.  We focus on enterprises and service providers who demand high performance, converged networks that support voice, video and data over a wired and wireless infrastructure.

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Extreme Networks, Inc.
Extreme Networks designs, builds, and installs Ethernet infrastructure solutions that solve the toughest business communications challenges. Our commitment to open networking sets us apart from the alternatives by delivering meaningful insight and unprecedented control to applications and services. We believe openness is the best foundation for growth, freedom, flexibility, and choice. We focus on enterprises and service providers who demand high performance, converged networks that support voice, video and data, over a wired and wireless infrastructure.

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