Leading New ICT, the Road to Digital Transformation
SHENZHEN, China, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Held from April 11 to 13, at Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2017, under the theme "Leading New ICT, the Road to Digital Transformation", Huawei Enterprise Business Group (BG) shared with global analysts, media, and opinion leaders its performance in 2016, as well as its vision, strategy, and practices for digital transformation.
Yan Lida, President of Huawei Enterprise BG, commented: "Huawei Enterprise BG is positioned to propel the development of a digital and intelligent society, and be an enabler and the best partner of digital transformation for industries. In 2016, by harnessing opportunities to drive industry digital transformation through advanced ICT infrastructure, Huawei Enterprise BG achieved rapid growth in several industries, such as government, energy, finance, transportation, and manufacturing. Our sales revenue reached CNY40.7 billion, with an increase of 47.3% year-on-year."
In the afternoon of April 11, Ma Yue, Vice President of Huawei Enterprise BG, elaborated on Enterprise BG's "platform+ ecosystem" strategy during his "Leading New ICT, The Road To Digital Transformation" keynote speech. "The core of platform and ecosystem strategies is to build an open, resilient, secure, and flexible platform of ICT infrastructure by continuously investing in new technologies such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, mobile broadband and artificial intelligence. Then Huawei can build a new ecosystem that features collaboration and mutual benefits, and work with partners to help customers achieve successful digital transformation. Huawei Enterprise BG has increasingly gained recognition from customers and partners, with 172 enterprises of Fortune 500 and 43 enterprises of Fortune 100 choosing Huawei as their partner for digital transformation."
In 2016, Huawei Enterprise BG has achieved rapid growth in vertical industries. Huawei's Smart City solution has been successfully deployed in more than 100 cities in over 40 countries. In the finance sector, Huawei helped many large commercial banks in China complete infrastructure cloudification and served more than 300 financial institutions across the globe, including six of the world's top 10 banks. In the energy industry, Huawei became the only ICT solutions provider among the members of the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) and Huawei's Better-Connected Grid Solution has served over 170 electric power companies in 65 countries across the world. In transportation, Huawei cooperated with more than 60 industry partners to serve railways and highways with a total track length of 220,000+ km and more than 15 airports with annual throughput higher than 30 million passengers. In manufacturing, Huawei worked with KUKA and ABB to promote industrial upgrading to achieve intelligent manufacturing. By the end of 2016, Huawei Enterprise BG had more than 12,000 global channel partners, over 2,000 service partners, and beyond 400 solution partners.
Gao Jun, CIO of Asia Pacific Region and Senior Vice President of Schindler China, Jin Panshi, General Manager of Information Technology Management Department, China Construction Bank, and Liu Jianming, Deputy Director of Electric Power Informatization Special Committee of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering elaborated on the challenges, opportunities, and successful practices of industry digital transformation.
Gao Jun remarked: "We live in a time of extraordinary change. The elevator industry is facing digital revolution. Schindler actively embraces digitalization strategies and builds five cornerstones to achieve digital transformation including a global business process platform SHAPE, customer experience, products, people, and processes. This can greatly enhance elevators' operational safety and customer experience, increasing operational efficiency and making it easier to do business for the staff." Schindler and Huawei's joint program, the Internet of Elevators and Escalators (IoEE), is currently has entered the stage of final release. This program will help Schindler collect data and videos of the operation of elevators and escalators to better monitor, analyze, and manage more than millions elevators intelligently across the world.
During the Enterprise BG Track held on April 12, Diana Yuan, President of Marketing and Solution Sales Department of Huawei Enterprise BG, commented: "In 2016, according to analyst institutions' reports, such as Forrester, IDC, and Gartner, the ranking of our main ICT products designed for the enterprise market has been rising. Huawei has become one of the leading IT manufacturers in the world." Diana further explained the platform strategy of Huawei Enterprise BG: "Huawei's platform strategy emphasizes cloud-pipe-device synergy. Based on various technologies, such as FusionCloud platform, FusionInsight Big Data analytics platform, cloud-based network architecture, IoT solutions, and new-generation wireless communications solutions, we work with partners to develop innovative industry solutions and help customers achieve digital transformation and business success."
Victor Yu, President of Industry Marketing and Solution Department, made a speech of "Digital Transformation for Industries and Enabling OpenLab-based Ecosystems". He said: "Focusing on public safety, energy, finance, transportation, and manufacturing, Huawei Enterprise BG will give priority to the construction of industry PaaS industry solutions." To meet the digital transformation needs of industry customers, Huawei will integrate leading business partners by building OpenLabs across the world to provide innovative solutions for industries and promote the establishment and development of the ICT ecosystem of smart society in the future. In the next three years, Huawei plans to invest USD200 million to build another 15 OpenLabs. By the end of 2019, the number of OpenLabs in the world will reach 20.
Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2017 is held in InterContinental Hotel in Shenzhen from April 11 to 13. For more information, please visit http://www.huawei.com/minisite/has2017/index.html?ic_medium=hwdc&ic_source=corp_event_has.
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