[Shenzhen, China, October 28, 2019] Huawei's WLAN, has been recognized as a "Strong Performer" in "The Forrester New WaveTM: Wireless Solutions, Q3 2019" report by Forrester Research, Inc. and is among the top-ranked in the current offering category.
In the report, eight top vendors were evaluated based on ten criteria. Huawei’s AirEngine was deemed "differentiated” in five of the ten criteria — wireless connectivity, wireless hardware, configuration management, programmability, and solution positioning — and ranks among the top in the current offering category.
Forrester recognized that Huawei "is the best fit for companies needing to use multiple wireless technologies." As part of its evaluation process, Forrester spoke directly with customers of each vendor, and found that "Huawei garnered high marks from customers for the solution’s ability to support their IoT deployments under one platform. In addition, customers praised the company’s ability to create specialized solutions for a particular vertical’s needs, such as connectivity for electronic shelf labels."
"The increasing adoption of IoT technologies has accelerated the digital transformation of enterprises. More and more customers are considering and deploying converged WLAN and IoT networks to enable their innovative digital services," said Zhao Zhipeng, President of Huawei's campus network. "We predicted this change a few years ago and we believe that digital wireless technologies for enterprises will be more diversified in the future. However, network infrastructure should avoid unnecessary reconstruction. Converged access, unified management, and an open ecosystem should therefore serve as the foundation for an enterprise's wireless network, allowing it to handle future digital scenarios. Huawei has been recognized as a 'Strong Performer' by Forrester in this field, reaffirming our leadership in meeting differentiated customer requirements in the enterprise wireless network field. With a converged access wireless architecture, CIOs can implement simpler wireless access management, reduce repeat investments in infrastructure, and build a platform to support digital services."
AirEngine, powered by Huawei 5G technology, is the core product in Huawei’s WLAN solution. It integrates some of Huawei’s most advanced innovations, including mobile network algorithms, antenna, Radio Frequency (RF), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. Huawei AirEngine is an end-to-end enterprise wireless network device featuring the highest performance and best experience in the industry, with intelligent Operations and Maintenance (O&M) capabilities. This leading Wi-Fi and IoT converged solution is designed to meet the diverse needs of enterprises applications. In addition, Huawei offers an industry-leading advanced AI-based management system, the iMaster NCE, which provides unified management of Wi-Fi and IoT converged networks, supporting cloud-based and on-premises deployment. Hundreds of thousands of customers have already adopted the solution, reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by more than 50%.