Brazil and Huawei Upgrade eGov Network
Planalto Palace in Brazil’s capital of Brasilia is one major example of how Huawei can upgrade and aggregate government networks while simplifying management. The Planalto Palace is the main office site for heads of state and core administrative departments of the Brazilian government, and its network is one of the most important in the country. Originally, it consisted of separate government office networks and government IT data center networks. However, as demand for services grew, the network architecture failed to keep up. The legacy network’s per capita bandwidth was less than 0.5 Mbit/s, yet service volume increased more than five-fold.
Frequent critical issues included:
The Brazilian government selected the Huawei Agile Campus Network Solution to solve its many network problems. Huawei impressed the customer by re-constructing this large network in only three months. The Huawei solution included:
Huawei’s solution not only improved Brazil’s Planalto Palace office network, but also set the stage for future transformation to a software-defined network. For example:
Huawei also helped the Brazilian government reach its goal of reducing annual administrative spending by 20 percent — a win-win partnership that may be extended to Brazilian state government departments.