Huawei routers lead in carrier market: Omdia report

Huawei routers have grabbed the leading position in the carrier market in 2019, according a report by Omdia (formerly IHS Markit).
Huawei NetEngine 8000 series

The report said Huawei routers have maintained their leading position in 2019, following their rise to the top of the carrier market in 2018.

In addition to Huawei, other leading router suppliers include Nokia, Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Juniper Networks, according to IDC.

Huawei routers have maintained its top position in the backbone router market for three consecutive years.

This is the first time that Huawei routers took 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 investment in the router business is the key enablers of this achievement.

Huawei has released the NetEngine 8000 series — the industry’s only router that supports E2E 400GE — to address the rapid growth of traffic in the 5G and cloud era.

Huawei launched the industry’s first IP network solution with committed SLA to meet the 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.

iMaster Network Cloud Engine (NCE) enables full-lifecycle automation and intelligence of networks, driving networks to evolve towards autonomous driving networks.

Safaricom, Kenya selected Huawei to build the world’s first E2E 400GE backbone network.

China Telecom Sichuan would cooperate with Huawei to deploy the industry’s first SRv6 commercial site.

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