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Huawei positioned to challenge Cisco’s preparation

May 13 news, Huawei’s North American director John Ross, said on Friday that the company is well positioned to challenge Cisco’s preparation, but still need some patience and time.
Roth made the comments in the Interop infrastructure Assembly, he said: “The U.S. is the most complex market difficult to enter the U.S. market, comparable with Western companies entering the Chinese market.”
Decade, Huawei has been sold to the U.S. telecom operator infrastructure equipment, and set up a U.S. headquarters in Santa Clara, California. The main products sold by the company in the past is the terminal equipment of the data network infrastructure such as routers and switches, fiber media converters, modems and smart phones, but now plans to challenge for large companies to sell equipment to Cisco.
Huawei was established in September last year, the corporate sector, and plans a $ 15 billion in 2015 global revenue-generating expected revenue this year will be more than 7 billion U.S. dollars. The corporate sector’s products include the internal data network hubs, routers, switches. Ross said: “really takes several years to reach critical mass, but it is not key point to achieve revenue targets.”
Huawei corporate sector in 2011, operating income was 9.16 billion RMB (about 1.45 billion U.S. dollars), an increase of 57.1%. Although the revenue contribution of only 4.5%, but still within the company the fastest growing sectors.
As a technology industry veteran, Ross once worked at Nortel, Broadcom, Enterasys and Cabeletron and other enterprises. He said that Huawei did not announce any financial goal for the U.S. market, but already has become the elements of Cisco’s powerful opponents in the U.S. market.
Cisco is the world’s leading network equipment manufacturers.” Cisco has been a long time not come across a really strong competitor … now Huawei, we are not minor players.” Ross said.