Huawei is recognized by Frost & Sullivan for its data center switches

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One of the most reputed market research and analysis company Frost & Sullivan has named Huawei’s CloudEngine 16800 as the proud recipient of the 2020 Global Data Center Switch Technology Leadership Award. The analyst firm investigated the 2020 global data center switch market and mainstream data center switch providers in the industry. As part of its ongoing research, it identifies and recognizes companies delivering best practices in growth, innovation, and leadership, with clear emphasis on technology leverage and customer value.

Frost & Sullivan recognized Huawei CloudEngine 16800’s continuous innovation and progress in the global products market. According to Huawei, a data center switch connects many devices to the same network within a data center environment.

“Supported by numerous growth drivers such as the increasing complexity of technology and data, upsurge in AI and cloud technology, growing internet penetration, upsurge in the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, rising data traffic and emerging autonomous machines/robots, the market for a forward-thinking data center switch built for the coming AI era will be well received and increase significantly," the company says.

In a statement, Huawei says that its CloudEngine 16800 is its first data center switch for the cloud and artificial intelligence era. The product uses artificial intelligence computing and an intelligence engine to manage data center switches. According to the company, the product’s embedded AI chip provides real-time learning and training of network-wide traffic, as well as auto-sensing and auto-optimization of traffic models.