HANOVER, Germany, March 16, 2016 /CNW/ -- Huawei Enterprise Business Group today launched innovative solutions and partnerships under its new marketing slogan -- "Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected World" at CeBIT 2016, the world's largest ICT trade fair, which is being held from March 14 to 18.
The lead theme of CeBIT 2016 is "d!conomy: Join - create - succeed". Digitalization is impacting every area of business and society, and far from being a short-term phenomenon, it will continue to create new opportunities. To succeed in the future, companies need to develop a customer-driven digital business now that can respond rapidly to changes digitalization is bringing.
In this new era, enterprise ICT systems are shifting from siloed support systems to mission-critical production systems that enable efficient production, operation, and decision-making. To address these powerful changes, Huawei launched a new marketing slogan defining its position for the enterprise market: "Leading New ICT, Building a Better Connected World".
Speaking at the CeBIT 2016 Global Conference, Mr. Yan Lida, President of Enterprise Business Group, Huawei, said: "As new ICT including Cloud Computing, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Software-Defined Networking mature, a cloud-pipe-device integrated new ICT architecture is emerging to help enterprises accelerate digital transformation. Based on technology innovation, Huawei aspires to build a sustainable and win-win ecosystem by developing an open, flexible and elastic platform. In line with our Business Driven ICT Infrastructure (BDII) guiding principle and strategy of 'Focus' and 'Being Integrated', Huawei is committed to innovating jointly with partners to create value for governments and enterprises across industry sectors, helping them lead the new ICT age. Together we build a better connected world."
At CeBIT 2016, Huawei hosted a series of activities including innovative solution demonstrations at its exhibition area, industry summits, product and solution launches, a press conference and a signing ceremony. During these activities, Huawei provided insights and best practices of new ICT and demonstrated its capability of empowering customers to lead the new ICT era.
Huawei Builds Business Driven ICT Infrastructure with Partners and Customers
Digital transformation is taking place across enterprises in virtually all industries. Leading enterprises are putting digitalization at the core of their business strategies to meet their customers' evolving digital needs and gain a competitive advantage.
Together with its partners, Huawei is dedicated to enabling enterprises to achieve business innovation and growth while increasing operating profit by providing industry specific business driven ICT infrastructure.
Huawei hosted three industry summits at CeBIT 2016, including the Global Safe City Summit, Global Financial Services Institutions (FSI) Summit and Global Internet Service Provider (ISP) Summit, bringing together industry experts to exchanges views and ideas on digitalization challenges and opportunities facing vertical industries.
In recent years, Huawei has grown rapidly in vertical industries, including public safety, finance, transportation, and energy. At the end of 2015, Huawei Safe City Solution has been adopted by over 100 cities in more than 30 countries including Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, serving a population of 400 million. Huawei Omni-Channel Banking Solution has been used by over 300 financial organizations, including 6 of the world's Top 10 banks. Huawei Digital Railway Solution has been deployed for more than 100,000 kilometers of railway. Huawei has helped Spain deploy an IP railway communication system and signed an agreement with Deutsche Bahn to establish a future-oriented train-to-ground communication system. Huawei has served 15 of the world's 20 biggest energy companies, covering over 100,000 transformer substations and 38,000 km of oil and gas pipelines. Huawei has also helped ISPs move their businesses forward. For example, Huawei enabled EVRY, the second largest ICT service provider in Northern Europe, to build a software-defined networking (SDN) based cloud data center.
Huawei Committed to Integrated Strategy and Joint Innovation, Establishing New Ecosystem Based on Open Technology
As businesses accelerate their digital transformation, new technologies, new players, and new cooperation models are emerging. The ICT industry has shifted to a "developer defined" development path, where customers have the power to influence the advancement of business platforms. In this environment, companies need to engage with partners in the entire ecosystem as no one company can achieve digital transformation alone.
In line with its strategies of "focus" and "being integrated", Huawei is dedicated to building an open "developer defined" new ecosystem through joint innovations with customers and partners.
At CeBIT 2016, Huawei announced new partnerships that will accelerate digital transformation globally. Huawei announced its partnership with global leading robotics provider KUKA and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Under the new agreement, the two companies will focus on the use of small cell Internet of Things (IoT), wireless and 5G network, as well as big data solutions in manufacturing and factory environments, to develop smart manufacturing solutions for the industrial market in Europe and China. In addition, Huawei and Deutsche Telekom announced the commercial launch of Open Telekom Cloud, an enterprise public cloud based on German data and privacy protection laws. Huawei provided innovative hardware and software, including server, storage, network, and cloud operation systems to build flexible and convenient cloud services, helping Deutsche Telekom accelerate its position in Europe's cloud service market.
At Huawei's booth, the company showcased innovative ICT solutions with 51 partners, including strategic partners SAP, Intel and Accenture, solution partners such as HEXAGO and Infosys, channel partners such as COMNET, WOHLER, and PDV. In addition, Huawei also demonstrated innovative solutions designed for industry customers together with carriers including Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom. Huawei Enterprise Business Group in Western Europe has developed over 1,000 partners, jointly serving customers including Mercedes-Benz，and Deutsche Bahn.
At CeBIT 2016, Huawei signed a series of significant partnership agreements, covering areas of smart city, cloud computing, channel cooperation, system integration, as well as training and certification.
Huawei Showcased One-stop Innovative ICT Products and Solutions Based on Cloud Architecture to Enable Agile Innovation for Customers
Leading New ICT with cloud computing at the core is helping enterprises simplify business processes, improve business agility and respond quickly to market changes while reducing costs.
Huawei showcased a range of innovative products and solutions using new ICT including cloud computing, big data, SDN, and IoT. Solutions included eight flagship products for high-end storage and data center switches, seven products covering cloud data centers, the IoT, agile networks and SDN, as well as industry solutions for smart city, finance, and smart manufacturing.
In addition, Huawei announced the world's first 32-Socket x86 mission critical server delivering superior performance, reliability and cost efficiency to support enterprises' mission critical applications on a huge scale. Huawei also introduced the industry's first multi-level smart control lightening IoT solution which is capable of precisely controlling every street lamp based on need, saving up to 80% energy, and its All-Optical Campus Solution that delivers easy-to-deploy new campus networks with service integration by adopting the all-optical network as the access layer of the campus. Additionally, France-based IMS Networks shared its experience of using Huawei NE40E high-end routers and WAN solutions SDN to build a next-generation IP backbone network.
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