Extreme Networks SLX Platform – Extremely Easy Analytics

Tom Hollingsworth heard from Extreme Networks at Networking Field Day earlier this year. This piece takes a look at their SLX Platform, which simplifies the process of getting analytic data out of switches.


Extreme Automation with Extreme Networks (& StackStorm)

After seeing them at Networking Field Day in January, Chris Grundemann does an extremely good job of limiting the puns, and digging into what made Extreme Networks stand out. He looks at how the company’s StackStorm acquisition laid the groundwork for their current automation solution. In the end, Chris concluded the Extreme Networks is a “formidable networking company”.


Orchestration From the Top Versus Automation From the Bottom

Extreme Networks and Juniper Networks made an impression with Tom Hollingsworth after Networking Field Day in January. For him, the Extreme Networks showed why they lead the way in their bottom-up approach to automation. He then breaks down how Juniper distinguishes themselves with their top-down orchestration tooling.


The Winds of Change From January

Tom Hollingsworth had a whirlwind last two weeks of January, leading both Networking Field Day in Silicon Valley and Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Europe from Barcelona. In this post, he begins to organize his thoughts on the two events, including the state of Cisco turning away from hardware, the death of the CLI in 2018, as well as the continuing importance of containers and automation.


Networking is Finally Catching Up

Phil Gervasi reflects on why servers have been managed programmatically for years, but not networks. From what he saw at Networking Field Day last month, that’s about to change. Phil cites Extreme Networks as standing out with providing a means for greater agility and efficiency in programming networks.


Off the Cuff – NFD17 Wrap Up

In the most recent “Off the Cuff” episode of Network Collective, the crew discussed what they saw at Networking Field Day last week. What happens when six delegates sit on a podcast together? Magic!


Networking Field Day 17: Hawt or Naught

WIth Networking Field Day in the rearview mirror, Chris Grundemann looks back at some of the trends from the presenters. He breaks down what’s in and out, and includes a lot of animated GIFs as a bonus!


BiB 26: Extreme Networks At NFD17 – Composing Workflows For Mean Time To Payrise

Greg Ferro and Drew Conry-Murray posted a Briefings in Brief episode on what they saw from Extreme Networks at Networking Field Day last week. They focus on their presentation reviewing their automation efforts with StackStorm and Workflow Composer. Once you listen to the episode, be sure the checkout the full video of Extreme Networks presentation for yourself.


Network Field Day 17: Mark Your Calendars!

Drew Conry-Murray and Greg Ferro from Packet Pushers will be at Networking Field Day next week. They’ll get to drink from the firehouse of presenting companies over the three day event. Remember to follow along on our live stream and tweet out questions with #NFD17.


Its time for Network Field Day 17

Greg Ferro is no stranger to Networking Field Day. We’re happy to have him along for our first event of the year. He’ll beheading out to Silicon Valley to hear presentations from the latest and greatest in networking. In this piece, Greg breaks down where each of the presenting companies are positioned at the start of 2018 and what he hopes to hear from them. Make sure to watch along with Greg on our live stream!


Future-Proofing Networks with Fabric-Attached Wi-Fi: Q&A with Extreme Networks’ Director of Wireless Product Management & Strategy

Lee Badman has seen Extreme Networks at a few Tech Field Day events over the years. He recently posted an interview with their Director of Wireless Product Management & Strategy Mike Leibovitz.


Extreme Networks Has Good Footing to Lead Network Fabric Evolution from Hype to Reality | wirednot

Lee Badman is fairly bullish on Extreme Networks’ approach to network fabric architecture. Their approach starts with a whitepaper that actually outlines what such an architecture can actually be used for in an organization. Combined with their recent acquisition on Avaya, which Lee saw in detail at Wireless Field Day back in 2014, he thinks Extreme Networks makes the best case for a network fabric approach. They have a the track record, vision, and technical resources that are rarely found in competitors.


Extreme-ly Interesting Times In Networking

Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at some recent acquisitions by Extreme Networks. Since September, the company bought the data center networking business of Brocade, Avaya’s campus networking portfolio, and Zebra Wireless. For around $155 million, Extreme Networks has made themselves into a full stack networking company. Tom considers the implications.


Levis Stadium is Aruba Networks’ House, but Extreme Networks Has Piece of Super Bowl Pie

Levis Stadium is Aruba Networks’ House, but Extreme Networks Has Piece of Super Bowl Pie


The Atomic Weight of Policy

The Atomic Weight of Policy


Why is Lync The Killer SDN Application?

Why is Lync The Killer SDN Application?


Impressions of WFD7 (Day 1): Drones, Noodles and SDN

Impressions of WFD7 (Day 1): Drones, Noodles and SDN


This Isn’t Your Average Field Day…

This Isn’t Your Average Field Day…


08 – Wireless Field Day 7 Kickoff « On The Fly Wi-Fi

08 – Wireless Field Day 7 Kickoff « On The Fly Wi-Fi


Wireless Field Day #6 – Day Two Blog (Page Two)

Wireless Field Day #6 – Day Two Blog (Page Two)