Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Extreme Networks Ranks #17 On Healthcare Informatics' Top 100 Listing

Extreme Networks today announced that Healthcare Informatics, a CIO-level healthcare information technology magazine, has placed Extreme Networks within the top quartile of its Healthcare Information Technology Survey. The “HCI 100,” published in the June issue, lists the top 100 most interesting vendors in healthcare IT based on input from its editorial staff and readership.

“It is an honour to be included within the HCI 100, which is meaningful recognition reflecting our commitment to healthcare organisations globally,” said Extreme Networks Vice President and General Manager for the Volume Products Group, Paul Hooper. “Extreme Networks’ intelligent, energy efficient and scalable Ethernet network solutions help hospitals and related healthcare facilities, service companies and manufacturers to meet their application and integrated communication challenges while promoting heightened levels of patient care.”

Extreme Networks family of Ethernet networking solutions, including its BlackDiamond® 8800 family of modular switches, its Summit® line of fixed edge switches featuring integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE), as well as security and wireless LAN solutions help hospitals to achieve a cost-effective network infrastructure supporting data, voice and video.

Extreme Networks debuts on the HCI 100 Survey as it make progress with new customers in the healthcare industry, having recently announced that MD-The Smart Hospital in the US chose its energy efficientconvergedEthernet network solutions to create a network for the new Muskogee Community Hospital in Muskogee, Oklahoma, adding to its marquee list of healthcare organisations, Muskogee is the nation’s first hospital that is designed from the ground up to earn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star for superior energy performance.
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