Huawei Leading the Way in Software Defined Networking (SDN)

huaweiHuawei has been making headway in the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) area. The company recently announced that it was recognized as the leader by a survey covering over 100 senior executives across more than 80 telecoms network operators from around the world . As per Huawei, they excelled in the following categories:

  • Vendor perception:
    – Huawei ranked first in vendor perception across tier-one telecoms operators (larger than $50 billion) globally
  • Buying preferences:
    – Huawei is chosen as the top vendor in which telecoms operators globally (76%) and in Europe (88%) are most likely to purchase SDN/NFV solutions from; Huawei is also the second most preferred SDN/NFV supplier in the North American market
    – Huawei is rated as the top supplier which integrated operators (77%) and fixed-line/multi-service operators (80%) will most likely purchase SDN/NFV solutions from
    – 78% network planning decision-makers chose Huawei as the top supplier in which they are most likely to purchase SDN/NFV solutions from

“Huawei has been actively promoting the commercialization of SDN/NFV since the introduction of the SoftCOM strategy in 2012. To date, we have partnered with over 20 telcos to conduct more than 60 joint SDN/NFV innovation projects worldwide, and several commercial deployments were successfully completed in 2014,” said Mr. Ken Wang, President of Global Marketing and Solution Sales, Huawei. “We highly appreciate the trust and recognition of our capabilities that the operators have granted us and we stay committed to working as a long-term strategic partner for our customers, helping them enhance network performance and realize business transformation towards ICT convergence via deployments of industry-leading SDN/NFV solutions.”

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