Huawei Presented Their Road to Digital Transformation
At CeBIT 2017, held in Hannover, Germany, Huawei unveiled its Global OpenLab Program, outlining its development of 15 new OpenLabs and investment plan for the next three years. The new OpenLabs will enable Huawei to work with various industry partners across the world to create customer-centric and innovative solutions that enable digital transformation, while promoting industry ecosystem development.
In 2017, Huawei will build 7 new OpenLabs located in cities including London, UK; Paris, France; Moscow, Russia; and Johannesburg, South Africa. This brings the total number of OpenLabs to 12 and by the end of 2019, Huawei plans to increase this number to 20. Over the next three years, Huawei will allocate nearly 1,000 talents around the world and invest a total of USD200 million in the Program.
The company also announced that it is collaborating with Honeywell to bring to market smart building offerings that take advantage of IoT technologies to help make buildings more sustainable, secure and energy efficient. Through the collaboration, the two companies will jointly pursue large-scale smart city projects globally to help city administrators build intelligent urban infrastructures that enable them to control costs while making their cities desirable and livable for their residents.
Huawei has also announced its new Storage as a Service (STaaS) solution at CeBIT 2017. The solution delivers a consistent on- and off-premise cloud experience in storage services and intelligent data and O&M management to help enterprises move seamlessly to the cloud, while protecting increasing volumes of data.
Chinese company released a next-generation wireless communications solution at CeBIT. The solution integrates voice, video, intercom, monitoring, IoT, and other services into a single system while providing industry-grade reliability and availability on both licensed and unlicensed bands. Enterprise Wireless Communications solution will be globally available for purchase in July 2017. It is expected that this technology will be widely applied in the fields of electric power, energy, smart parks and smart cities, and will later extend to all other industries.
Huawei and Deutsche Telekom shared their latest developments and future plans for the Open Telekom Cloud (OTC). By adding new services and flavors to the Open Telekom Cloud, two companies plan to empower enterprise digital transformation. It covers IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and vertical solutions that enable seamless integration with an enterprise’s existing IT infrastructure. OTC also provides a full range of on-demand and secure cloud services enabling European companies to address rapidly changing market conditions. Since its launch a year ago, the solution has already become a leading case for commercialization in the OpenStack community.