Huawei Rises to Second Place in Global Enterprise Network Equipment Market, According to Gartner Report
[Shenzhen, China, June 6, 2018] Huawei saw rapid year-over-year revenue growth in the global enterprise network equipment market in 2017 and moved from 3rd place in 2016 to 2nd place in 2017 in global market share ranking, according to Gartner's recently released Market Share Analysis: Enterprise Network Equipment, Worldwide, 2017.
According to the report, the global enterprise network equipment market revenue grew approximately 10% from 2016 to 2017. Huawei stood out from leading vendors, with the highest year-over-year growth rate among the top three vendors. Huawei also grew its market share in different regions, most notably in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In addition, Huawei saw double-digit growth in switch, WLAN, enterprise router, and firewall market segments, and maintained its position as a leading player in the market. Growth was particularly strong in WLAN, with a year-over-year increase of 101%.
Huawei has long been engaged in the global enterprise networking market for many years and boasts a strong track record and extensive experience in this market. Huawei's complete lineup of offerings have helped enterprises of all sizes across every industry to build their desired networks. Huawei constantly integrates into its offerings new cutting-edge technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and network automation.
At the Mobile World Congress 2018, Huawei unveiled the Intent-Driven Network (IDN) solution. Following this, Huawei announced a number of innovative solutions and products, for example, the Big Data- and AI-powered network analysis engine CampusInsight, next-generation fully programmable agile switches, innovative SD-WAN solution, the industry's highest-density 64-port 100G fixed data center switch, and the Software-defined Security (SDSec) solution. All these new announcements enable IDN to transform from hype to reality.
At the upcoming CEBIT 2018, taking place from June 11 to June 15, Huawei will launch a series of innovative products and solutions as part of its continued efforts to help enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformation.
Zhong Kaisheng, president of Huawei Switch & Enterprise Gateway Product Line, said: "We believe Gartner's market share report verifies, once again, Huawei's leadership in the enterprise networking market and wide recognition among global users. In the future, Huawei will stay true to its IDN philosophy and continue to provide more innovative network solutions and products to customers across all industries, helping them succeed and win in the digital transformation era."
Gartner, Market Share Analysis: Enterprise Network Equipment, Worldwide, 2017, 21 May 2018