The FINANCIAL — Huawei on October 22 announced that its WAN (Wide Area Network) Virtualization solution has won the “Best Virtualization Solution” award at the Broadband InfoVision Awards, part of the World Broadband Forum 2015.
This represents a consecutive win of the “Best Virtualization Solution” category award since 2014. Last year the winning solution was Huawei vDC (virtualization Data Center) solution. The win reaffirms Huawei as a leading SDN solutions provider and has received strong recognition across the industry, according to Huawei.
Huawei WAN Virtualization solution is an innovative application of SDN in WAN. The solution is intended to assist operators in building a future oriented DC-centric agile network, which realizes WAN service deployment automation, highly effective operation and intelligent scheduling, and enhances their competitiveness in ICT business transformation in both the enterprise and cloud service markets. It has three highlights: controller and orchestrator two-level open architecture with service model to network model, network model to device model mapping design, achieves service, network and device decouple; based on mature control protocol and leading intelligent traffic optimization algorithm, improves network resource utilization more than 40%; based SDN overlay technology, realizes SDN enterprise VPN or lease line service on demand.
Mr. Zha Jun, President, Fixed Network Product Line, Huawei, said, “We are very proud that the Huawei WAN Virtualization solution has won the ‘Best Virtualization Solution’ award again. The WAN is the key asset of operators, and also a key competitiveness in ICT transformation. Huawei SDN based WAN Virtualization solution helps operators’ realization of service virtualization, cloudification and network deployment automation, facilitates internetized operation with ROADS experience, and unleashes the productivity of the WAN. Huawei will continue to keep open, and cooperate with the industry to explore innovation in SDN technologies and solutions, provides the best SDN solutions for our customers and builds an open prosperous ecosystem.”
Huawei has taken part in 156 projects in the field of SDN, which include projects of 21 operators of top 50, and accumulated rich experience in practice. SDN based WAN solutions has commercial deployed in China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile，Tencent and more.