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Huawei has published a comprehensive SDN/NFV platform strategy called SoftCom. In line with its product line aspirations, Huawei is now attempting to become a prime system integrator for these new networks and competing with IT vendors too.


  • SoftCom is a comprehensive platform strategy that is now being deployed in Huawei's business units.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses Huawei's SDN/NFV strategy and outlines why the vendor is capable of becoming a system integrator
  • Discusses how Huawei plans to transform into a more agile vendor and how it can help operators integrate SDN/NFV into their networks

Key questions answered

  • Is Huawei capable of competing with other vendors who have established open ecosystems?
  • How will Huawei react to operator requirements for open networks?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • SoftCom: Huawei’s comprehensive SDN/NFV strategy
  • More virtualized components and focus on managed services
  • Ecosystems, openness, and PSI will matter


  • Further reading
  • Author

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