Huawei Ranks Third Globally for 2016 Q4 Server Shipments
[Shenzhen, China, March 10, 2017] Huawei's server shipment volume ranked third in the global market in Q4 2016 according to a recent market report1 released by Gartner, a global IT technology research and consultancy company.
According to Gartner's Q4 2016 report, Huawei ranked third in server shipments for the first time in the global market in Q4 2016, improving from its fourth-place ranking before. Huawei servers are now used by over 5,000 customers across more than 150 countries globally. This ranking is the highest in Huawei's server history, and is regarded as a significant milestone.
Huawei is focused on maintaining its culture of innovation and growth, and with over 10% of its annual revenue continuously going to R&D, Huawei builds servers that are centered on the needs of its customers. By consistently innovating new technologies from the bottom-layer chips, overall architecture, and engineering design, all the way up to the upper-layer applications to meet each customer's specific requirements, Huawei continues to grow alongside its customers and helps its customers optimize their computing infrastructures for today and tomorrow.
Since 2015, Huawei servers have been crucial components of many successful projects at the world's top banks, Internet providers, power grids, oil companies, and automobile manufacturers. This recent market ranking demonstrates the increasing market influence of Huawei servers, and is an accurate reflection of the excellent quality and innovation that has become synonymous with Huawei servers.
Qiu Long, President, IT Server Product Line, Huawei, said: "These rankings indicate a significant milestone and they provide Huawei servers with a strong starting point for 2017. In addition to their continued success in traditional enterprise applications, Huawei servers continue to excel in new domains, including cloud computing, big data, deep learning, and big video.
“Our key to success lies in embracing the future of the industry and staying ahead of the curve in order to satisfy our customer's ever-growing requirements. With this in mind, we will continue our heavy investment in R&D and focus on innovation to drive our server growth and ensure that we continue to exceed the industry standards. This passion for continuous improvement demonstrates Huawei's commitment to delivering computing architectures with superior quality, performance, and usability to customers, providing them with an optimal computing experience. We are excited about working together with customers to achieve even more breakthroughs in the server market in the future," continued Qiu Long.
Source 1: Gartner "Market Share: Servers, Worldwide, 4Q16 Update", March 1, 2017
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