SHANGHAI, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has kicked-off its Huawei Enterprise Networking Congress 2013 (HENC 2013) in Shanghai. Under the theme "Agile Network, Agile World," HENC 2013 attracts enterprise leaders, CIOs, technical experts and network technology executives from various industries, as well as analysts and media from across the world.
"Today, ICT does not only serve as a service-support system for enterprises; it has become an indication of core competitiveness. Networks are the fundamental platform for enterprise ICT infrastructure and enterprises need to shift the focus from technologies and connection to services and user experience," said Mr. William Xu, CEO of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, during his opening speech. "Huawei is committed to open collaboration with our partners in providing innovative products, solutions and services, achieving win-win business results together and changing the future with our customers."
"In response to increasing challenges from cloud computing, big data, mobility, and social media, Huawei has launched an agile network to provide an instrumental foundation for enterprises to respond to business needs and adapt to changes," said Mr. Liu Shaowei, President, Enterprise Network Product Line of Huawei Enterprise in the keynote session.
During the keynote and panel discussion sessions, a number of industry experts and Huawei partners shared their perspectives and experience on network innovation and construction. Guest speakers and panelists included Mr. Tim Zimmerman, Chief Analyst, Gartner, Mr. Ma Zhiqiang, Senior Network Architect, Tencent as well as representatives from IBM, China National Petroleum Corporation and ChinaSoft International.
At the event, the company also unveiled the industry-leading USG6000 Next-Generation Firewall and showcased its new enterprise networks and end-to-end solutions. With more fine-grained service control and enhanced protection capabilities, Huawei's next-generation firewall enables customers to build an integrated security strategy.
Featuring over 70 keynote sessions, product demonstrations, presentations, forums, discussions, as well as a number of Huawei network product solution forums, HENC 2013 is one of the largest network technology events in China and the Asia-Pacific region.
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. For more information, visit Huawei online: www.huawei.com