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Huawei (PR Newswire) - 26 November 2013


Huawei Helps APT Construct Cloud Data Centers, Integrating Cloud Computing Data Center Services with Satellite Communication Services

HONG KONG/PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today partnered with APT Satellite Holdings Ltd. (APT) to host the symposium themed, "Making Business Simple Data Centers Stable - Opportunities and Challenges for the Cloud Era" at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong. The event served an opportunity for both parties' to share their experience in successfully constructing cloud computing data centers with more than 150 customers and guests from the Asia Pacific region.

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Leveraging the capabilities of Huawei's Cloud Fabric Cloud Data Center Network Solution and CloudEngine series data center switches, APT successfully established its industry-leading cloud computing data center as part of its core strategy, enabling an expansion of their offering to comprehensive cloud computing data center services in addition to its satellite communication services.

"APT greatly values Huawei's next-generation CloudEngine series data center switches as well as Huawei's high-reliability, end-to-end data center products and cloud computing network solutions," said Mr. Ricky Yiu, Deputy General Manager of APT Datamatrix Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of APT. "This is the reason why APT has ultimately selected Huawei as our trusted partner."

"Based on its rich experience and long accumulated experience, Huawei is now growing rapidly and making significant breakthroughs in the data center networking area with strong R&D capabilities and a large number of standard patents," said Mr. Swift Liu, President of Enterprise Networking Product Line, Huawei Enterprise Business Group. "The Cloud Fabric Data Center Network Solution and CloudEngine series data center switches showcased today are designed to build flexible, virtual, and open data center networks for customers, enabling more agile network services to help customers catch business opportunities and achieve business success in the cloud computing era."

APT has accumulated extensive experience in offering "one-stop-shop" satellite services. By leveraging this advantage, APT plans to further extend its "one-stop-shop" service philosophy into cloud data center services. Integrating its newly built cloud computing data center and its satellite communication facilities, APT is now offering comprehensive, round-the-clock, and uninterrupted data services to satisfy customers' demand for high data security.

Tailored towards the individual characteristics of APT's business, Huawei offers a customized cloud computing data center networking solution for APT, with CloudEngine 12800 as core switches, which enable layer 2 traffic aggregations and thus simplify configuration complexities as well as improve reliability. CloudEngine 12800 switches provide highly scalable 10G Ethernet networks, supporting 10G/40G Ethernet interfaces with 24*40GE/96*10GE line cards. The solution also features a highly scalable fabric architecture designed to deliver a bandwidth of 4Tbit/s per slot and up to 64Tbit/s for a whole system, providing the capacity to support APT's service development requirements for the next ten years.

Huawei launched the CloudEngine series of high-performance switches and the Cloud Fabric Solution for cloud data centers in May 2012. Since its launch, the Cloud Fabric Solution has won more than 130 enterprise customers with more than 900 Huawei CloudEngine 12800 core switches sold worldwide.

About APT Datamatrix Ltd. (APT Datamatrix)

APT Datamatrix Ltd. (APT Datamatrix) is a wholly owned subsidiary of APT Satellite Holdings Limited (HKSE stock code: 1045) and has been providing telecom services to the market holding a Fixed Carrier License in Hong Kong SAR. APT Datamatrix operates a Data Center (IDC) in Tai Po Industrial Estate, a unique purpose-built facility management center with state-of-the art and highly sophisticated telecom infrastructure.

About Huawei

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