Huawei Receives Best of Show Awards at Interop Tokyo 2015 Recognized for Ongoing Commitment in the Development of Innovative ICT Technology and as Enabler of the Smart Japan ICT Strategy

TOKYO, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ -- Huawei announced at Interop Tokyo 2015 that its NetEngine 5000E Core Router received the Best of Show Grand Prix Award in the Carrier and ISP Networking Category, and Huawei FusionServer RH8100 V3 8P Mission Critical Server was awarded the Best of Grand Prix Silver Medal Award in the Server and Storage Category. Renowned industry experts conducted several rounds of assessments and selected the Huawei NetEngine 5000E Core Router for its superior performance and energy-saving design and the Huawei FusionServer RH8100 V3 8P for its innovative high reliability design, ability to deliver flexible scalability, and superior computing capabilities.

For the third year, Huawei has been recognized by the Best of Show Award at Interop Tokyo, demonstrating that the company's products and solutions continue meet the stringent technology advancement and product quality requirements of the Japanese market. Interop's Best of Show Award is highly competitive and aims to identify products, solutions, services and companies that best represents the theme of the event and key trends in the local ICT industry.

More information on the Huawei NetEngine 5000E Core Router and Huawei FusionServer RH8100 V3 8P Mission Critical Server are below:

Huawei NetEngine 5000E Core Router: The Huawei NetEngine 5000E uses the company's proprietary solar chip. Each device provides up to 128 x 100GE ports and supports smooth evolution to 256 x 100GE. Huawei leverages a diverse range of eco-friendly design features, such as auto chip traffic sensing, modular power supply, and U-shape air vents to lower the total power consumption to less than 1W per Gbits, topping industry standards. This can substantially reduce the system's O&M costs. The product uses the SDN and NFV architecture and supports 400GE port capabilities, maximizing customers' ROI. Currently, NetEngine 5000E has been successfully deployed by a number of world-leading carriers, such as Mobily, TATA, Orange, SingTel, Telefonica, Jazztel, Sunrise, Rostelecom, and Megafon.

Huawei FusionServer RH8100 V3 8P Mission Critical Server: FusionServer RH8100 V3 is Huawei's flagship product in the server field. This top-notch product supports up to eight Intel® Xeon® E7-8800 v2/v3 series processors, 144 cores, and 12 TB of memory capacity, offering optimal computing and expansion capabilities. RH8100 V3 supports RAS 2.0 high-availability technologies, such as dual-redundancy, plug-and-play, maintenance without opening the chassis cover, and Huawei's proprietary online memory swapping. Enabling stable operations, RH8100 V3 applies to large-scale virtualization and key service systems, such as databases, enterprise resource planning systems, and customer relationship management system across different industries. These industries include but are not limited to governments and the energy, power, and manufacturing sectors.

At a keynote speech titled "Innovative ICT Enables the New Industrial Revolution" Mr. Yan Lida, President of the Enterprise Business Group, Huawei, said, "Many countries have adopted an Internet-based industry reform strategy to transform traditional vertical industries and drive the next industrial revolution. The application of ICT networks is at the core of this. Enterprises need new ICT infrastructure and an open development platform that can adapt to software application, which are key factors to make new industrial revolution successful. In line with this, Huawei follows our guiding principle of building Business-Driven ICT Infrastructure (BDII), which keeps us focused on the development of ICT infrastructure and joint innovation with our industry partners. Together, we will build an open and innovative ICT ecosystem to deliver industry-leading, innovative and differentiated products and solutions to our enterprise customers who are tackling the challenges of the next industrial revolution."

Mr. Yan also expressed his appreciation for the trust and support from Huawei Japan's employees, customers and partners. He said, "As an important participant and driving force supporting Japan's ICT industry, Huawei will continue to contribute our technical expertise in innovative technologies and global resources to promote the implementation of the Smart Japan ICT Strategy. We will strive to better understand the requirements of our customers in Japan, conduct joint research efforts with local industry experts, and explore the global market with our Japanese partners," said Mr. Yan.

As part of the event and to commemorate the tenth year anniversary of Huawei Japan, Mr. Hiroshi Fujiwara, President, Nano Opt Media, Inc. presented a plaque to Mr. Yan Lida.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider. As a responsible corporate citizen, an innovative enabler for the information society, and a collaborative industry contributor, Huawei strives to build a better connected world and enrich people's lives through communication. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end capabilities and strengths across the carrier networks, enterprise, consumer, and cloud computing fields. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers by providing competitive ICT solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population. Established in 1987, Huawei is a private company wholly owned by employees. For more details, visit the following website: www.huawei.com

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For further information: Selina Xing, +86-755-8924-7615, xingziyue@huawei.com, http://www.huawei.com


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