Extreme Networks, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides network infrastructure equipment and services for enterprises, data centers, and service providers. It offers Black Diamond products, which deliver modular or chassis-based Ethernet connectivity solutions that have a range of management and line cards that allow its customers to flexibly configure and re-purpose the systems to meet specific needs; and Summit product family of stackable Ethernet switching systems, which offer a range of connection speeds from 10 megabit to 40 gigabit, various physical presentations, and options to deliver power-over-Ethernet or unpowered standard Ethernet ports. The company also offers SummitWM family of wireless network controllers and associated Altitude access points that help clients in the deployment of nomadic and mobile converged network applications; and RidgeLine management software system, which provides the ability to deploy, configure, monitor, and support its range of switching technology. In addition, Extreme Networks provides professional services. Its customers include businesses, hospitals, schools, hotels, telecommunications companies, and government agencies. The company sells it products through distributors, resellers, and its field sales organization. It operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, central America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, south Asia, and Japan. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.