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Huawei All-Flash Leads Sales Growth Worldwide with Marked Improvements in Market Presence

Jan 08, 2018

[Beijing, China, January 8, 2018] According to the third party authoritative advisory report, the sales revenue growth rate of Huawei's all-flash storage products is leading the market worldwide. Ever since release, sales of the Huawei all-flash OceanStor Dorado V3 arrays have grown at impressive rates.

Cloud computing, online payment, mobile social networking, and other real-time interactive applications requiring immediacy are causing huge surges in data and greatly escalating the performance requirements on storage equipment in the data center. Flash is an important element in accelerating key business applications and helping enterprises handle the explosive data growth. Observably, all-flash is quickly becoming the first choice in carrying heavily loaded mission-critical business and will be the mainstream storage in future data centers.

Purpose-built to carry enterprise heavily-loaded critical applications, OceanStor Dorado V3 was officially released in September 2016. The appliance supports 4 million IOPS while maintaining 0.5 ms stable latency – superior performance with the maximized efficiency of flash. The Huawei gateway-free HyperMetro active-active solution is also available with the OceanStor Dorado V3 to ensure high availability for lightning-fast performance and rock-solid stability for mission-critical services.

Huawei has accumulated 12 years of expertise in flash since diving into the field in 2005 and is the only vendor in the storage industry with the capability to research and develop its own operating systems, controllers, and SSDs. These capabilities mean end-to-end optimizations that are further augmented by the most extensive product and solution portfolio in the industry. The company is also championing the open ecosystem, allowing users to make full use of the service processing capabilities in the all-flash revolution with ease. Since launch in 2011, Huawei OceanStor Dorado series of all-flash storage has operated with zero incidence at all sites. Huawei Flash Storage was awarded projects bids from such well-known organizations as Russia Post, Brazil Caixa, China Pacific Insurance, and a long list of others.

Through continuous innovations in products and solutions and investments into key markets, Huawei Storage achieved bumper harvests in terms of market and customers in 2017, breaking into the Leader quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for General Purpose Arrays. The third party authoritative advisory report showed Huawei Storage achieved many top spots in the China market, including high-end storage, software-defined storage, NAS storage, and in the finance industry. ESG Lab, a prestigious evaluation and validation outfit, released its own report on the Huawei OceanStor Dorado, demonstrating the superior capability of the product in carrying mission-critical services. Huawei's high-end storage OceanStor 18000 V3 won the 2016/17 product-of-the-year award in the High-End Storage Array Purchase Guide released by the well-known technology analyst firm DCIG, ranking top in purchase recommendation. In international markets, Huawei Storage was serving more than 8,000 customers worldwide.

Meng Guangbin, President of Huawei's Storage Product Line, had the following to say about the achievement: "We are grateful to our customers for the trust they have placed on Huawei Storage. As organizations make their transformation to the cloud, Huawei Storage stands ready to deliver the precise data service mix they need combined with the intelligent utilities for improved productivity. Huawei will continue to make contributions to the industry with innovative technologies and proven expertise. We are helping enterprises achieve greater agility in their businesses with artificial intelligence and Big Data technologies."

Huawei plans to launch its next-generation all-flash storage OceanStor F V5 series and hybrid flash OceanStor V5 series in the first half of 2018. Its full store of designed-for-flash features will further expand the product portfolio with extended capabilities in meeting the diversified needs and application particulars for a broad range of customers.

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