Telecom Lead Asia: Chinese telecom equipment major Huawei
has launched its CloudEngine series switches at Interop 2012.
The CloudEngine series switches provide single-frame
switching capacity of up to 48T and support high-density switching of 100GE,
40GE, 10GE and GE interfaces, as well as virtualization and computing, storage
and network convergence.
Huawei claims that this enables the sustainable
development of enterprise data centers over a 10 year span.
Huawei’s CloudEngine series switches provide stable,
reliable and secure services to help customers build scalable, virtualized and
converged data center fabric architectures.
The deployment of Cloud-based services brings
network challenges in the areas of traffic growth, service scale and
manageability. The Cloud Fabric Architecture and CloudEngine 12800 series
address the needs of this environment by providing customers a solid
reference architecture and a scalable, converged and fully virtualized
This innovative approach will provide mid
market through high end enterprise customers the foundation for a customizable
network environment managed with a single fabric interface,” said Zeus
Kerravala, principal analyst, ZK Research.
The CloudEngine series is Huawei’s next-generation switch
family designed for cloud computing data centers. Its standard, open and
easy-to-integrate product interface will enhance the user’s experience while
lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO).
Currently, Huawei participates in 148 international
standards organizations, including IEEE and IETF, and has submitted over 25,000