Extreme Networks, Inc. is a networking solutions provider that manufactures and sells networking hardware and devices to enterprise and service providers around the world. The company was founded in 1996 in California, USA by Gordon Stitt, Herb Schneider, and Stephen Haddock. Extreme Networks is currently headquartered in San Jose and provides software-based networking solutions for network management systems, policy, analytics, access controls, and security. The company also manufactures wired and wires networking infrastructure like access points, routers, switches, end-to-end solutions, data centers, and other related equipment. Since their inception, the company has gone through several mergers and acquisitions to expand their product lines to include more innovative solutions.