Extreme Networks bulked up in a big way with its purchase of Enterasys for $180 million. Industry observers described the deal as a way for both companies to survive in an extremely competitive market. Enterasys' history dated back to Cabletron Systems, which it was spun out of in 2000.
Marcia Savage is the managing editor for Network Computing, and has been covering technology for 15 years. She has written and edited for CRN and spent several years covering information security for SC Magazine and TechTarget. Marcia began her journalism career in daily ... View Full Bio