The network is your platform of
engagement for clients and staff. ExtremeCloud is a resilient and scalable
cloud-based network management solution offered by Extreme Networks as a
subscription service that provides full-stack management of wireless access
points, switches, and routers, and enables onboarding, configuration, monitoring,
troubleshooting, reporting, and more.
has been designed to provide superior user experience by empowering you and the
applications that drive your business. The combination of Extreme Networks’
smart wired and wireless edges and the elasticity, resilience and scalability
provided via state-of-the-art data centres — distributed strategically for
worldwide availability — allows you to respond to the changing needs of your
business, at the speed of cloud, through a simple, multi-site aware user
AI and Machine Learning derived insights drive a comprehensive
visual dashboard of location, devices, and users. ExtremeCloud includes
Comparative Analytics to anonymously compare operational and performance
metrics against other cloud customers of a similar size and industry.
ExtremeCloud IQ™ analyses and interprets millions of network and
user data points, from the network edge to the data centre, to power actionable
business and IT insights, and deliver new levels of network automation and
intelligence. It operates on Extreme’s fourth generation Cloud Services
architecture, capable of supporting millions of infrastructure devices and
hundreds of millions of clients per regional data centre.
All Extreme Cloud Services components are hosted in secure SOC Type
1 data centres with 24/7 monitoring, scheduled backups, and built-in disaster
recovery capabilities. The ExtremeCloud IQ offers rapid feature velocity,
increased availability, and advanced flexibility desired for modern access
network management. ExtremeCloud IQ cloud platform conforms to ISO/IEC 27017
and is certified by DQS to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27701 by the International
Standards Organization (ISO).
What can Extreme Cloud IQ do
cloud management, network administrators can manage and monitor their network
from a centralised location, which can help simplify network management tasks,
reduce administrative overhead, and improve visibility and control over the
network. This can be particularly important for organisations with multiple
locations or remote workers, as it can help ensure that all users have
visibility and control:
and control of application usage for professional and recreational applications
and network services. Ensures that the business-critical applications are
management enables organisations to scale their network infrastructure more
easily and quickly, without the need to invest in additional hardware or
software. This can help organisations respond to changing business needs or
growth more efficiently, and can help reduce the cost and complexity of network
management can also provide greater flexibility and agility in terms of network
configuration and management. Administrators can easily configure and deploy
new network services, such as VPNs or firewalls, without having to physically
access each network device. This can help organisations respond more quickly to
security threats or other network issues, and can improve network performance
cloud management, network administrators can access and manage their network
from anywhere, as long as they have an internet connection. This can be
particularly important for organisations with remote workers or for network
administrators who need to manage the network from off-site locations.
compare operational and performance-based metrics to those of other
organisations of a similar size and industry. Comparative analytics provides
insight into how you can improve your network and device configuration in line
with global trends and developing threats.
deployment, automatically apply configuration policies to users, switches,
routers, and access points. Capabilities include:
templates for switches, routers, and APs.
as RADIUS server or RADIUS proxy, and as DHCP server.
view of all configuration objects.
to bulk edit device properties.
to schedule firmware upgrade.
Line Interface (CLI) access to Extreme devices.
and SNMP server configuration.
audit, backup, restore, import, and export.
for Extreme VPN gateway (VG-VA).
capability: supports multiple virtual organisations.
In a nutshell, Extreme Cloud IQ management of LAN networks and Wi-Fi networks
can help organisations improve network security, performance, reduce costs, and
improve the overall user experience for employees, customers, and partners.
Networking will be holding events in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban where
we will introduce customers to the features and benefits of Extreme IQ.
Interested parties can contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +27 (0) 11 351 9800 for
more information on these events,” says Paul Stuttard, CEO, Cape, at
Duxbury Networking — local distributors for Extreme Networks technology.