Enterasys IdentiFi Wi-Fi Named a District Administration Magazine 2012 Readers' Choice Top 100 Product

    Enterasys IdentiFi Wi-Fi Named a District Administration Magazine 2012
                       Readers' Choice Top 100 Product

Wi-Fi solution from Enterasys recognized by District Administration readers
for the innovative impact it has made in school districts

PR Newswire

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 3, 2012

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Enterasys Networks, a Siemens
Enterprise Communications Company, has been selected as a 2012 District
Administration Readers' Choice Top 100 Product winnerfor Enterasys IdentiFi.
With more than 1,000 nominations thisyear, a new record, the winners were
selected by the editors of District Administration and were based upon both
the quantity of nominations and the quality of reader descriptions. The
complete list of winners has been announced online and in the December issue
of District Administration magazine.

Enterasys IdentiFi is a new Wi-Fi solution encompassing access points,
controllers and management software for an integrated wired and wireless
OneFabric Edge architecture. IdentiFi addresses all critical requirements for
the education market, including scalability, visibility, security, and
application performance. IdentiFi enables schools to manage and control the
massive influx of wireless devices resulting from BYOD and 1:1 mobility
initiatives. IdentiFi provides an exceptional Wi-Fi user experience in
hyper-dense classroom and campus environments. Through seamless integration
with IdentiFi, Enterasys is the first vendor to demonstrate advanced real-time
analytics for integrated wired and wireless networks with its Mobile

"We are honored to have Enterasys IdentiFi honored as a District
Administration Readers Choice Top 100 Product," said Vala Afshar, Chief
Marketing Officer and Chief Customer Officer, Enterasys. "At Enterasys, we are
committed to our education market customers and strive to provide them with
the tools and products they need to manage WiFi throughout their districts.
The classroom is changing and becoming more digital. Enterasys ensures that
their customers can change with the times and enable their districts with the
solutions needed to manage the digital classroom."

"The technology has allowed us to enable BYOD for students and staff while
ensuring the integrity of our network," said Philip Hicks, supervisor of
infrastructure and operations, Thames Valley District School Board, Ontario.
"BYOD has enhanced our students' competitiveness and enhances our curriculum."

The annual District Administration Readers' Choice Top 100 Products award
recognizes leaders in the education industry, and provides superintendents and
other senior school district leaders with the unique opportunity to learn what
products their colleagues around the country are using, and how these products
contribute to the success of their districts.

"The record number of nominations we received this year was astonishing," says
District Administration's executive editor, Odvard Egil Dyrli. "There were so
many excellent recommendations from school administrators who shared how the
products made significant differences in their districts, and choosing the Top
100 proved to be challenging and difficult. We are delighted to announce the
honorees for 2012 and trust that the list will be a valuable resource for our


  oEnterasys Social Media Newsroom
  oEnterasys K-12 solutions
  oEnterasys IdentiFi product page

About Enterasys Networks and Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a premier provider of end-to-end
enterprise communications, including voice, network infrastructure and
security solutions that use open, standards-based unified communicationsand
business applications for a seamless collaboration experience. This
award-winning "Open Communications" approach enables organizations to improve
productivity and reduce costs through easy-to-deploy solutions that work
within existing IT environments, delivering operational efficiencies. It is
the foundation for the company's OpenPath® commitment that enables customers
to mitigate risk and cost-effectively adopt unified communications. Jointly
owned by The Gores Group and Siemens AG, Siemens Enterprise Communications
includes Cycos and Enterasys Networks. For more information about Siemens
Enterprise Communications or Enterasys please visit www.siemens-enterprise.com
or www.enterasys.com.

About District Administration
District Administration is the leading provider of smart management solutions
for K12 administrators at school districts throughout the United States, and
is the most-closely followed and most-widely read information source in the
industry, bringing top-quality journalism to the unique issues, challenges and
opportunities faced by K12 district executives. For more information, visit

Ovard Egil Dyrli
Executive Editor
District Administration magazine

Contact: Jason King              Amanda Jones
         Enterasys Networks      Connect Public Relations
         +1 978.684.1847         +1 801.373.7888
         jaking@enterasys.com    amandaj@connectpr.com

SOURCE Enterasys Networks

Website: http://www.enterasys.com
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