The New Extreme
Partners hailing from Avaya, Brocade Communications and Zebra Technologies cheered as Extreme Networks unveiled its new Partner Program today at Extreme Global Partner Summit in Orlando, Fla.
"They're significantly increasing their value in the field with this. It's absolutely great news for partners," said James Marsh, chief revenue officer and owner of Carousel Industries, an Exeter, R.I.-based Extreme partner, ranked No. 61 on CRN's 2017 Solution Provider 500 list.
The San Jose, Calif.-based networking vendor's new program seeks to unify and simplify things for the channel following its acquisitions of Avaya's networking business, Zebra Technologies wireless LAN technology, and planned purchase of Brocade's data center business. Here are the 10 things partners need to know.