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Huawei Receives Frost & Sullivan Leadership Award for Videoconferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure Growth

Nov 10, 2016

[Paris, France, November 10, 2016] Huawei today announced it has received the Frost & Sullivan 2016 EMEA Video Conferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure Growth Excellence Leadership Award, based on Frost & Sullivan’s analysis of the videoconferencing market. Presented at an awards ceremony held in Paris, France on November 9, 2016, the award recognizes Huawei’s market leadership, technology and solution innovation, and customer value in the videoconferencing industry.

The maturing videoconferencing endpoints market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) recorded a 9.9% growth in 2015. Huawei outperformed the market with a strong growth rate of 22.3% by delivering innovative videoconferencing solutions, fueling industry and regional growth. At the same time, Huawei achieved a stable revenue increase in the worldwide videoconferencing market.

"Huawei's impressive growth in the videoconferencing market can be attributed to its excellence in product innovation, market strategy, and customer value. Huawei has developed a comprehensive portfolio to meet the diverse videoconferencing needs of enterprises – whether they are using video in a large meeting room, huddle space or on-the-go. Huawei remains at the forefront of technological innovation by leveraging its cutting-edge R&D facilities to develop products based on technologies like 4K, H.265, cloud video, and cloud endpoints. Huawei also has a well-structured partner strategy that corroborates its vision of establishing a better-connected world." said Vaishno, Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

The Frost & Sullivan 2016 EMEA Video Conferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure Growth Excellence Leadership Award is testimony to Huawei’s commitment to bringing customers an exceptional video communications experience. By addressing the trend towards cloudification, Huawei will continue to deliver advanced solutions that make video communications easy and efficient for every employee, increasing the use of the technology throughout the organization.

At the awards ceremony in Paris, Wu Mo, Director of UC&C Western European at Huawei, said: "We are honored to receive this prestigious award which further validates our commitment to providing enterprises with high-performance video communications. Cloud-based videoconferencing is transforming enterprise communications, and Huawei is at the forefront of this shift with our cloud-based, converged, open and one-stop communications platform, which enables employees to experience high-definition video connections from any location and at any time. Huawei is also fostering the development of the videoconferencing industry through an open ecosystem and collaboration with industry partners.”

At Huawei eco-Connect Europe 2016 held in October, Huawei announced its new cloud videoconferencing solution which includes CloudMCU, a key product in cloud videoconferencing platform deployment, and two cloud video endpoints —TE10 and TE20 — that enable the cloud conferencing experience. These new products work together efficiently to ensure smooth cloud-device collaboration, allowing enterprises to gain the significant benefits of cloud communications.

Huawei’s videoconferencing solutions have been deployed by industry customers in over 100 countries, from diverse sectors such as government, public utilities, energy and finance. For example, successful applications include EDP’s video-conferencing as-a-service in Portugal and England's P&O Ferrymasters' transnational video system.

Huawei UC&C Western European Director, Wu Mo, attends the Frost & Sullivan awards ceremony in Paris

Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards recognize companies throughout a range of regional and global markets for superior leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Frost & Sullivan's industry analyst team benchmarks market participants and measures their performance through independent, primary interviews and secondary industry research to evaluate and identify best practices.