Statement on Anti-counterfeiting for H3C Hosts and Optical Modules V1.2

25-02-2021
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I. Range of Application for Anti-Counterfeit Labels:

For your legal benefits and to prevent counterfeit H3C products from disturbing the market order, New H3C Technology Co., Ltd. ("New H3C") started putting anti-counterfeit labels on the body of partial H3C products from May 10, 2010:

1. Anti-counterfeit label-A shall be put on the body of H3C hosts (for Chinese version and Chinese-Foreign version only, other than Foreign version and VIP version).

2. Anti-counterfeit label-B shall be put on the body of H3C optical modules (for Chinese version and Chinese-Foreign version only, other than Foreign version and VIP version).

Note: H3C optical modules refer to those that have undergone H3C professional tests and will not be incompatible with H3C hosts in use. The body of optical modules may bear a H3C logo or a third-party logo.

3. After H3C's evaluation, other H3C products (including but without limitation to: memory bank, hard drive, CPU and others) do not need to bear anti-counterfeit labels on their body.

You can identify the authenticity of H3C products via the anti-counterfeit label on the product body and/or Anti-Counterfeit Barcode Query System to better protect your legal benefits.

II. Identification Methods of Anti-Counterfeit Labels

1. Anti-counterfeit label-A

1.1 Anti-counterfeit label-A (OLD version) can be seen from different angles to different reflective images, as shown in the figure below:

Viewed from the right

1 reflection point

Viewed from the left

2 reflection points

Viewed from the top

3 reflection points

Viewed from the Bottom

4 reflection points

The microtext and deliberate spelling mistakes.

As the viewer rotates, the H3C LOGO and the microtextwill appear or hidden.

1.2 Anti-counterfeit label-A (NEW version) can be seen from different angles to different reflective images, as shown in the figure below:

Viewed from the left

1 reflection points

and the number 1

Viewed from the Right

2 reflection points

and the number 2

Viewed from the top

3 reflection points

and the number 3

Viewed from the Bottom

4 reflection points

and the number 4

Viewed in this direction, the red H3C LOGO and the green 3D background will appear.

Viewed in this direction, the red H3C LOGO and the green 3D background will turn dark.

Viewed in this direction, the repeated pattern of “正品” will appear.

Viewed in this direction, the repeated pattern of “GENUINE” will appear.

1.3 Anti-counterfeit label-A is 33.2 mm*14 mm in size, comprising plain and secret codes (concealed by coating).

For anti-counterfeit barcode query:

https://channel.h3c.com/channel/system/VerifyBarcode_eg.jsp

Please refer to supplementary instructions on the page for query details.

For H3C product anti-counterfeit query guide:

http://www.h3c.com/en/Support/Online_Help/Home/201905/1189907_294551_0.htm

1.4 If a H3C host bear an anti-counterfeit label on its body, then the outside of disposal packing box shall bear a label of Counterfeit-proof Noticeas well. See the figure below:

2. Anti-counterfeit label-B:

2.1 Anti-counterfeit label-A bears a holographic H3C logo at its center, in which the number of reflection points varies from angle to angle, as shown in the figure below:

Viewed from the right

5 reflection points

Viewed from the left

5 reflection points

Viewed from the top

4 reflection points

Viewed from the Bottom

4 reflection points

As the viewer rotates, the H3C LOGO will appear or hidden.

2.2 Anti-counterfeit label-B is 7 mm*5 mm in size, without plain and secret codes.

For anti-counterfeit barcode query:

https://channel.h3c.com/channel/system/VerifyBarcode_eg.jsp

Please refer to supplementary instructions on the page for query details.

For H3C product anti-counterfeit query guide:

http://www.h3c.com/en/Support/Online_Help/Home/201905/1189907_294551_0.htm

2.3 Anti-counterfeit label-B does not have any secret code or plain code, so you are suggested to use "Display transceiver interface" order on the software interface of H3C hosts to read the H3C optical modules' information.

H3C hosts will read the information of the optical modules you use. If the information read by H3C hosts is not H3C optical modules', H3C hosts will take the initiative to send warning messages to the log host and network management software.

Example:

For your legal benefits and prevent incompatibility of non-H3C optical modules with H3C hosts in use, you are suggested to purchase H3C optical modules. H3C provides maintenance services for H3C optical modules only.

III. If you have any questions, please contact your local dealer or sales agent immediately.

Thanks for your cooperation and trust!

New H3C reserves all right to final interpretation.

New H3C Technology Co., Ltd.

Feb 28, 2021