Delivering a Greener Campus
Extreme Networks is committed to reducing energy and promoting a greener world both with their networks and their business practices. The company takes a lifecycle approach to power efficiency and management, from product inception, through deployment and operation, and then on to eventual retirement. When the authors first design a product, they select components with a view to minimizing the amount of hardware required, while leveraging power-optimized network processors, switch fabrics, and physical interfaces. This is reflected in lower operational costs related to power usage, where they also provide tools for IT to more effectively monitor and manage power utilization in real-time.