On 17 July 2017, Extreme Networks [www.extremenetworks.com] completed its acquisition of Avaya's networking business. As part of this transaction, Extreme acquired customers, personnel and technology assets from Avaya. The acquisition strengthens Extreme’s position as a leader across the education, healthcare, and government markets with the addition of Avaya’s award winning fabric technology for highly secure, simplified access, management and control. The acquisition also strengthens Extreme’s switching portfolio, including a new family of high performance modular switches, software tools and IoT technology. For more information, see the Extreme Networks Press Release.