Extreme agrees to acquire Aerohive Networks

Interesting to see Aerohive to be acquired by Extreme Networks. From last 2 years I am using Aerohive and on weekly basis they are making some interesting updates to wireless platform NG.
June 26, 2019
Good morning,
I am thrilled to share news that Extreme entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aerohive Networks. With this acquisition, we will add the top cloud-management platform in the industry to our portfolio of software-driven networking solutions.  As we strive to deliver more services over the network to improve business outcomes, Aerohive’s native cloud platform will be an integral part of our strategy.
As your network evolves, we will be in a position to offer you more security and network management from the cloud along with more intelligence and automation at speed and scale. Aerohive has the most advanced cloud-based network management and wireless networking platform in the industry, providing secure and robust coverage to large enterprises with some of the most sprawling, complex operations.  We will have the industry’s largest cloud and data footprint with over 10,000 customer data sets that will allow us to optimize performance with the industry’s leading artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities.  In addition, we will be adding cloud-based network access control capabilities and software-defined WAN solutions.
We anticipate closing the acquisition in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 subject to customary closing conditions. Throughout this process, we remain committed to delivering the highest level of customer support with our 100% insourced model.  We look forward to sharing the new capabilities we can deliver with this acquisition. Learn more and access our customer FAQ here.
As always, thank you for your support. We appreciate that your network is critical to your success.  And, we appreciate the opportunity to be your trusted provider.
Best regards,
Ed Meyercord
President & CEO
Extreme Networks