Huawei Listed as World’s Fastest-Growing Data Center Switch Provider in 2014 with Annual Growth Rate of 137 Percent

SHENZHEN, China, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei was recently listed as the fastest-growing provider in the global data center switch market in 2014 with growth rate of 137 percent, according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Datacenter Networks Qview (2014Q4). The report shows a 10% growth year-on-year in global data center switch sales revenue. Huawei’s sales revenue in 2014Q4 accounted for 4 percent of the global total sales revenue for that quarter, jumping from No. 7 in 2013Q4 to No. 4 in 2014Q4.

"In 2012, we launched our CloudEngine series data center switches in the global market and are very pleased with our achievements over the last three years. The trust from our customers is a testament to Huawei’s commitment and hard work," said Yu Li, General Manager, Data Center Network Domain, Huawei. "With our continuous dedication towards R&D investment in data center networks, we strongly believe that Huawei’s data center network products and solutions will be the preferred choice for many more customers."

Huawei has experience rapid growth in 2014, especially in the area of data center network products and solutions. The company introduced products including the industry’s best performing T-bit level 12*100GE line card, which is used on CloudEngine 12800 flagship data center switches, and the T-bit level Top of Rack (TOR) data center switch CloudEngine 7850. These products help global enterprises enter the T-bit era with confidence. In addition, Huawei launched its Cloud Fabric – Cloud Connect Solution at Huawei Network Congress (HNC) 2014 to provide enterprises with a better connected cloud service system. The solution simplifies the cloud computing process by leveraging Huawei’s CloudEngine series data center switches and Agile Controller to connect all types of cloud applications and platforms, and ICT resources in data centers.

As of December 2014, Huawei’s Cloud Fabric Solution and CloudEngine series data center switches have been successfully deployed by more than 600 global customers across various industries including large enterprises, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), financial institutions, and educational organizations. Huawei’s global customers include many internationally-renowned enterprises and institutions, ranging from the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and the Alibaba Group, to the Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), Specialist Computer Centres (SCC), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). To date, Huawei has sold more than 3,000 CloudEngine 12800 data center switches globally.

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