HUAWEI CONNECT Dubai was held in the United Arab Emirates, with more than 3,000 industry players gathered to discuss the theme “Innovative Infrastructure to Unleash Digital”. Representatives from Egypt’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Nigeria’s Galaxy Backbone Limited, Huawei (https://e.Huawei.com) and other organizations shared their latest digitization practices, exploring new paths towards industrial digital transformation.
Ken Hu, Rotating Chairman of Huawei, delivered a keynote speech outlining three ways the ICT ecosystem can help overcome common barriers to digital transformation:
- Boost digital infrastructure, including more robust connectivity and stronger, more diverse computing resources.
- Help organizations go beyond simple cloud adoption and take full advantage of the cloud, focusing on advanced technology services that drive early-stage development.
- Build local digital ecosystems, including partner development, strengthen the digital talent pool and provide more support to SMEs.
Steven Yi, President of Huawei’s Middle East and Africa Area, delivered the keynote speech expressing his gratitude to customers and partners for their continued trust, and reaffirming Huawei’s commitment to contributing to local development. He also talked about three key initiatives by Huawei and its customers and partners to unleash digital productivity. Together, they work to build a strong digital foundation for all and strengthen local digital ecosystems to support the future of digital nations.
Innovative scenario-based technologies enhance digital infrastructure to unlock digital productivity
Bob Chen, Vice President of Huawei Enterprise BG, explained how cross-technology synergy is key to finding the right technology for the right scenario. He explained in his keynote address “Innovative digital infrastructure accelerates digital transformation” that “data is at the heart of digital transformation, and the ingestion, transmission, storage and analysis of data are steps Huawei provides comprehensive products and product portfolios to support end-to-end data processing, accelerating customers’ digital transformation.”
In terms of data connectivity, Huawei unveiled NetEngine AR5710, a hyperconverged gateway ideal for small and medium branch offices, and NetEngine 8000 F8, an ultra-compact universal service aggregation router. These all-new products help build a solid foundation to further unleash digital productivity.
In terms of data transmission, Huawei explored how to apply the evolution of the fifth generation fixed network (F5G) in various industries. In addition, Huawei and a customer from Dubai jointly launched a digital pipeline corridor inspection solution based on fiber optic sensing technology, enabling automatic inspection of pipeline corridors.
Regarding data storage, Huawei and Commvault, a data management software company, jointly launched a data protection solution that provides enterprise customers with secure and reliable end-to-end data protection. This helps create a reliable and efficient storage foundation, allowing businesses to maximize the value of data.
Joy Huang, President of Huawei Cloud Strategy & Industry Development, pointed out that Huawei’s approach to digital transformation is based on three pillars: greener infrastructure, continuous innovation and shared experience. Huawei Cloud aims to be the best digitalization partner for customers and works with partners and customers to unleash digital with Everything as a Service.
Innovative infrastructure is deployed in industries to boost industrial digitization
During the event, customers from various industries in the Middle East and Africa also shared their best practices with Huawei in digital transformation.
Dr. Hesham Farouk Ali, Egypt’s Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, said ICT will make education more people-centered and accelerate the transformation of teaching and learning methods. Huawei’s expertise in education and research networks, cloud and AI provides essential support and lays the foundation for the digitalization of higher education in Egypt.
Baffajo Beita, CIO of Galaxy Backbone Limited, said Galaxy and Huawei are innovating together to help Nigeria build a unified e-government cloud network, accelerating the digitalization of government and boosting the country’s digital economy.
Huawei Empower Program: Creating a Thriving Digital Ecosystem for Global Partners
At the event, Huawei launched the Huawei Empower program, which aims to help build a thriving digital ecosystem for global partners. Through this program, Huawei will conduct joint innovation with partners through OpenLabs, give partners a new framework, plan and integrated platform, and create a talent pool through Huawei ICT Academy and Huawei Authorized Learning Partner programs. (HALP). . Huawei also announced an investment of US$300 million in this program over the next three years to support its global partners.
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