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Press Release -- February 4th, 2013
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Huawei Four-Socket Server RH5885 Demonstrates Strong Performance in TPC-E Test

【Shenzhen, China, February 4, 2013】Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced that its Tecal RH5885 V2 rack server performed strongly in the recent Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) Enterprise Benchmark (TPC-E) test for four-socket servers.

Based on a simulation of the daily transaction process of the world’s largest stock exchange—New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the TPC-E test effectively evaluates hardware, software, and server systems by simulating high-end, high-intensity applications. The benchmark test results provide key indicators for server selection across various large industries including finance, telecommunications and electronic businesses. The excellent and stable performance in the test shows that Huawei servers are reliable and capable of addressing needs of key service applications in the simulation scenario and handling stringent demands required in real-life business environments.

"With the rising trends of cloud computing and big data, customers now have higher expectations for server performance. The outstanding results that Huawei achieved in the TPC-E test, along with our excellent performance in another prominent test in the industry – the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) test, serves as strong testament to the capability of Huawei’s high-end servers in helping customers from different industries construct high-performance IT infrastructure," said Mr. Qiu Long, General Manager of Huawei Servers.

The RH5885 V2 is the latest four-socket rack server launched by Huawei, which has up to 1TB of memory and adopts 35 forms of fault-tolerant technologies based on a fault-tolerant architecture, providing excellent reliability and performance. With an emphasis on ease of maintenance, replacement of a key component of the RH5885 V2 can be completed within one minute. The RH5885 V2 can be also smoothly scale up to an eight-socket system, making it an ideal choice for deploying key services for large databases, business intelligence (BI), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

The RH5885 V2 is also one of the first servers in the industry to run on a single virtual machine (VM) with 1,000,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) based on Hyper-V. In 2012, the RH5885 V2 set 12 new records in the SPEC performance test, between October and November.

For more information about the RH5885 V2, please visit http://enterprise.huawei.com/us/products/itapp/server/index.htm.

For more information about TPC results, please visit http://tpc.org/tpce/results/tpce_last_ten_results.asp.

About TPC-E

TPC Benchmark™ E (TPC-E) is a new On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload developed by the TPC. The database schema, data population, transactions, and implementation rules have been designed to be broadly representative of modern OLTP systems. It also serves as key indicators for evaluating hardware, software, and system, and for selecting servers for industries such as finance, stock exchange, telecommunications, and electronic business.

About Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC)

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) is a non-profit corporation founded to define transaction processing and database benchmarks and to disseminate objective, verifiable TPC performance data to the industry. The TPC currently has 21 full members: AMD, Bull, Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, Fusion IO, HP, Hitachi, IBM, Ingres, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, Netezza, Oracle, ParAccel, Sybase, Syncsort, Teradata, Unisys, and VMware. The TPC also has three associate members: Ideas International, ITOM International Co and TTA. Further information is available at http://www.tpc.org.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. For more information, visit Huawei online: www.huawei.com

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