2Q19 Huawei Ethernet Switch Results remain resilient and show robust growth in Europe

Huawei had record European revenue in 2Q19 for the Ethernet Switch market.

Both Data Center Switching and Campus Switching showed strong performance in Europe in the quarter despite the ongoing trade war.  On an overall basis, Huawei’s Ethernet Switch results were flat Y/Y.  China results for the company were down slightly Y/Y, but we note significant competition in China from local companies like H3C, Ruijie, Sundray, as well as several others.

With over a dozen vendors reporting results already, Europe has performed inconsistently.  A little more half of the vendors grew Y/Y while the rest had Y/Y declines.  While we expect Europe to fluctuate, especially with vendors have unique country and deal exposure, the results are unique and imply interesting share results for the region when we publish the 2Q19 report.