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Huawei Launches Industry's Most Efficient Rectifier at 98% Conversion Efficiency, Helping Customers Move towards More Sustainable Business

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has recently released its latest rectifier featuring 98% conversion efficiency globally, the highest conversion efficiency ever released commercially for telecom equipment power supply systems.

The rectifier is a key component of telecom equipment power supply systems and rectifies alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC). Incorporating a number of patented technologies including MPII high efficient topology, MEPK intelligent algorithm and MSHT heat dissipation technology, the Huawei rectifier can now achieve a peak conversion efficiency of 98% even at 50% load ratio, the prevalent DC load, an upgrade from the previous 96% conversion efficiency. At 98% conversion efficiency, Huawei's rectifier can further reduce conversion power loss by 50% compared to a mainstream rectifier in industry with 94% conversion efficiency.

The rectifier's higher conversion efficiency reduces heat dissipation, leading to improved power density as well as a 40% power failure rate reduction and a lowered noise level. In addition, with one rack unit in height and 42.7W/inch3 power density, the rectifier saves more than 30% cabinet space and footprint.

"Every 1% efficiency improvement of power supply system results in a huge amount of energy saving and profit increase, especially considering the fact that the combined annual income of the global telecom operators is over US$2,000 billion. For a core networking room with a DC load of 500kW, a 2% efficiency improvement in power supply system would save at least 100,000kWh energy consumption, equivalent to the energy consumption of nine average US households for a year," said Dr. Fang Liangzhou, Vice President of Huawei Network Energy Product Line. "Huawei's latest 98% conversion efficiency rectifier has redefined high efficiency conversion for power systems. We are proud to help our customers with energy conservation and help them move towards a more sustainable and ecologically sound business."

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. 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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