Chinese Telecom Equipment Maker Huawei is Diving into the Core-Routing Market
From LightReading: Huawei Goes Hard Core
"Resurrecting the term "terabit router," Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies is diving into the core-routing market. But while Huawei is considered an able competitor in routers, analysts have their doubts that its core router will make much of a splash. Core routers are just too difficult a market, says analyst Samuel Wilson of JMP Securities."
"History is not on Huawei's side here, as no terabit router startup besides Avici has picked up any success. The roster of the fallen includes such bubble-era names as Axiowave, Ironbridge, Pluris, and, most recently, Procket. From the startup side, Chiaro Networks Inc. is still giving it a shot, having recently inked a reseller deal with ECI Telecom Ltd." Read more