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Huawei’s SDSec Solution Wins ‘ONUG Right Stuff Innovation Award’

May 30, 2018

[Shenzhen, China, May 30, 2018] Huawei’s SDSec Solution has won an ONUG Right Stuff Innovation Award at the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) Spring 2018 conference in San Francisco. The award recognizes the SDSec Solution’s innovative features including AI-based threat response, software-defined network-security defense, and intelligent security policy optimization. The ONUG Right Stuff Award demonstrates that Huawei’s SDSec Solution has become a benchmark for the industry.

Linda Dunbar, Technical Leader of the Advanced Technology Group, Huawei Network Product Line (middle) received the award

ONUG is a customer-centric industrial organization that strategically accelerates the digital transformation of industry-leading enterprises. Working together with industry leaders ONUG promotes commercial deployment of innovative solutions based on enterprise requirements and jointly defined standards. The Right Stuff Innovation Awards are designed to promote further development of open networks by recognizing outstanding solutions providers that make significant contributions to the S-DSS (Software-Defined Security Service) field with advanced technologies. All judges on the awards panel are independent industry analysts.

The Huawei SDSec Solution enables on-demand enterprise interconnections between branches, between branches and the data center, and between branches and the cloud. Huawei’s SDSec Solution offers intelligent threat detection shifting protection from passive to active defense, helping to improve networks’ threat defense capabilities. Intelligent threat response helps enterprises eliminate security risks and shift from node protection to network protection, ensuring minimal losses. Intelligent O&M enables enterprises to automatically generate and deploy business-driven security policies. This helps enterprises and carriers go beyond manual O&M to intelligent O&M. Huawei’s SDSec Solution competed at the ONUG Fall 2018 conference with vendors from North America for the first time. After strict evaluation tests, Huawei stood out and received praise from the judges, to win the award.

At the award ceremony, Linda Dunbar, Technical Leader of the Advanced Technology Group, Huawei Network Product Line said, "The ONUG Right Stuff Innovation Awards are the lighthouse of the IT industry. Winning this award represents the industry's recognition of Huawei's solution. It is also an encouragement to Huawei's long-term commitment to the building of a proactive network defense system."

Huawei’s network security products and solutions serve more than 100,000 enterprises in over 70 countries to help customers build proactive, network-wide, and intelligent threat detection and defense systems for digital transformation.