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Huawei routers take top spot in global market in 2019: Omdia



Routers made by the Huawei has taken the top spot in the global carrier market in 2019, shows research from Omdia (formerly IHS Markit).

Huawei is producing and actively developing routers since 1995 including billions of dollars of investment in the Research and Development (R&D) of new network technologies that serve in more than 130 countries.

Huawei routers maintained its leading position in 2019, following its rise to the top of the carrier market in 2018. In the backbone router market, Huawei routers have maintained their top position for three consecutive years.

Moreover, this is the first time that Huawei routers took the top spot in the metro router market, making Huawei routers No. 1 in the overall global carrier market as well as niche markets.

Huawei’s continuous investment and efforts in the router field are the key enablers of this achievement. Adhering to a customer-centric philosophy, Huawei continuously carries out technological innovations in innovative products and solutions, next-generation protocols, and intelligent O&M.

To address the rapid growth of traffic in the 5G and cloud era, Huawei released the NetEngine 8000 series — the industry’s only router that supports E2E 400GE. This series of cutting-edge routers is able to handle the ten-fold increase in traffic, while simultaneously minimizing the cost per bit, in the 5G and cloud era.

Huawei also launched the industry’s first IP network solution with committed SLA to meet the stricter bandwidth, latency, and availability requirements of 5G vertical industries.

Technologies such as FlexE-based network slicing, latency-based routing by SRv6, and iFIT-enabled fault locating within minutes provide committed network bandwidth, guaranteed latency, and high network availability, ensuring high-quality transport of vertical industries. In addition, iMaster Network Cloud Engine (NCE) enables full-lifecycle automation and intelligence of networks, driving networks to evolve towards autonomous driving networks.

Huawei’s growing market share has been possible because of the trust that both customers and the industry alike have in Huawei.

· In February, during MWC 2019, Safaricom, Kenya announced that it chose Huawei to build the world’s first E2E 400GE backbone network. In the same month, China Telecom Sichuan announced that it would cooperate with Huawei to deploy the industry’s first SRv6 commercial site.

· In May, Huawei’s X-Haul 5G transport solution won the 5G Transport Industry Leadership Award at the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2019.

· In June, the NetEngine 8000 series intelligent routers and iFIT solution won the Best of Show Gold Award and Special Prize, respectively, at Interop Tokyo 2019.

· In October, the NetEngine 8000 series intelligent routers won the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Global Service Router New Product Innovation Leadership Award.

· In November 2019, China Mobile and Huawei jointly released the industry’s first 5G smart healthcare private network based on the SLA-committed transport solution.

Yash is a graduate of computer science and followed his way into journalism, he is interested in various subjects related to technologies and politics. Yash likes to listen classical songs and has a huge library of classical mixes.