SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) is celebrating the opening of its 57,586 square-foot global headquarters at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 15. As a longtime Silicon Valley networking leader, Extreme Networks sought a centrally located campus, incorporating new technology in design and engineering in San Jose, California.
"San Jose is the heart of Silicon Valley, a place of both innovation and excitement, and this is why we are locating our headquarters at 145 Rio Robles," said Charles Berger, president and CEO for Extreme Networks. "I would like to thank city officials for working with us to ease our transition and welcome us in a big way as the newest member of a forward-thinking business community."
The ceremony, attended by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and other city officials, begins at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at 145 Rio Robles, San Jose. At the event, Extreme Networks will introduce its new Chief Executive Officer Charles Berger, who will discuss plans for the future and conduct a brief facility tour.
"I'd like to thank Extreme Networks for choosing to locate in San Jose, and for the jobs and investments they bring to our community," said Mayor Reed. "San Jose's unique culture of innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and highly-talented workforce makes our city an ideal location for leading-edge companies like Extreme Networks. We look forward to helping facilitate Extreme Networks' continued growth and success in San Jose in the years ahead."
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About Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks is a technology leader in high-performance Ethernet switching for cloud, data center and mobile networks. Based in Santa Clara, CA, Extreme Networks has more than 6,000 customers in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit http://www.extremenetworks.com.
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