Huawei launches agile network architecture technology and switch
Aug 16, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) --
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a provider of information and communications technology solutions, has launched an agile network architecture technology and agile switch, the S12700.
With a design that has been developed from a service and user experience perspective, the Huawei S12700 switch supports higher reliability and larger Ethernet frames. This innovative new technology features the key attributes required to support new industry trends including; cloud computing, bring your own device (BYOD), software-defined network (SDN), internet of things (IoT), and big data related analytics for business use, the company said.
By launching the first service and user experience centered agile network architecture, Huawei has introduced SDN architecture into campus networks for the first time. This has enabled networks to provide more efficient and agile services and evolve from single-node service processing into full-scale management and control.
Huawei S12700 switch forms part of the industry's most advanced series of agile switches, and is expected to lead a new revolution in Ethernet switching technology and network construction. Featuring automatic network deployment and management, the S12700 supports end-to-end (E2E) security collaboration with the flexibility for fast-changing services and full programmability, the company added.
"The inevitable trends of broadband services, multimedia, mobility and social networking are shifting the focus of networks from technologies and devices to services, users and experiences," said Mr William Xu, CEO, Huawei Enterprise Business Group. "Huawei is committed to customer-centric innovation and open collaboration with the industry, and leveraging our 10 years' experience in enhancing IP network capabilities to best meet the needs of our customers. With the launch of industry's first agile network and agile switch that focus on service efficiency and user experience, I am confident that we will change the future of next-generation enterprise networks."
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