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Huawei to Orchestrate the Symphony of Digital Transformation at CEBIT 2018

May 15, 2018

[Hannover, Germany, May 15, 2018] Huawei today attended the CEBIT Preview 2018 in Hannover, Germany. With a new format, CEBIT 2018 will deliver an international business festival for innovation and digitization featuring new themes, new activities, and a new look and feel. Visitors will experience multiple digital technologies including AI, IoT, humanoid robots, service robots, autonomous systems, Big Data analytics, cloud, security, and VR. During the event, Huawei will share how it is working with global partners and customers to enable the “symphony of digital transformation”, where all digital technologies work in harmony to drive business success. Huawei plans to reveal innovative ICT solutions based on cloud, AI, Big Data, IoT, and SDN designed to advance businesses, technologies, and ecosystems.

In the future, all businesses will be digital enterprises. Faced with increasing digital disruption and rising customer expectations, traditional enterprises and economies are now the driving force behind digital transformation. In this era, enterprises cannot rely on one technology, instead they need to converge innovative technologies (such as IoT, cloud computing, Big Data, and AI) and traditional industry knowledge and skills to achieve their business goals. This requires a digital platform to drive efficient digital transformation and achieve convergent and integrated innovation. 

At CEBIT 2018, Huawei Enterprise Business Group will demonstrate cloud-pipe-device technologies and product innovations, as well as digital platforms and a new ecosystem that powers these technologies and innovations.  Huawei will reveal its plans to partner with enterprises and enable them to achieve digital transformation, bringing digital to every organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

Pablo Cui, Managing Director of Huawei Germany Enterprise Business, said that future competition will not be limited to companies. “Only those who can provide customers with a more powerful and complete ecosystem will succeed in the future. Huawei cooperates with ecosystem partners to drive win-win strategies, create an open, digital platform that powers digital transformation, and innovate with customers and partners through local OpenLabs in Munich and Paris. In 2017, Huawei served more leading customers in the global industry than ever before, promoted the growth of ICT in Europe, and helped European customers achieve greater business success. This year, Huawei will work with global partners such as SAP, Honeywell, Accenture, Hexagon, Arrow Electronics, ABB, and ICBC to release and demonstrate the latest solutions.”

In 2017, Huawei ICT products and solutions were used extensively by customers and partners in Europe. Some of these success stories will be highlighted at CEBIT 2018 and include: 

  • Huawei’s collaboration with GE Digital, a leading industrial Internet software company, to release a cloud-based industrial predictive maintenance solution. This solution has helped the Schindler Group unify networking and management of millions of elevators around the world. 

  • Huawei and Groupe PSA, the second-largest car-maker in Europe, have been cooperating to advance the Internet of Vehicles (IoV). Based on Huawei's OceanConnect IoT platform, the partners have built a Connected Vehicle Modular Platform (CVMP) to provide customers with innovative mobility services and solutions.

  • Huawei enabled DHL, an industry-leading logistics enterprise, to innovate solutions in various fields such as campus logistics and intelligent sorting. 

  • Huawei and Veolia Group, the world's largest water supply company, released a basic architecture for their joint innovation solutions for vertical industries, including water supply, energy management, and garbage disposal. These solutions have been deployed on a large scale to enable a smart water approach. 

  • Huawei CloudCampus solution was deployed to help Groupe BPCE build an agile smart campus. 

  • EPFL chose Huawei's high-performance computing (HPC) solution to build the Fidis high-performance computing cluster, one of the world's top 500 supercomputing clusters. 

  • The Saint-Luc Hospital in Belgium used Huawei's OceanStor V3 storage solution to build a core healthcare service platform that ensures zero data loss and zero service interruption for mission-critical applications.

In addition to discussing the latest ideas for digital transformation in the CEO Keynote Speech, Huawei will run five forums and more than 40 other joint activities. The following table outlines the main activities of Huawei Enterprise Business Group at CEBIT 2018.


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Huawei Global Press Conference

June 11, 14:30 – 16:00

Central Stage of the Huawei Booth in Hall 13

Intent-Driven Network Forum

June 12, 10:00 – 12:00

Enterprise Cloud Communications Forum

June 12, 13:00 – 14:00

CEO Keynote Speech organized by CEBIT

June 12, 15:00 – 15:30

Center Stage, Hall 17

HUAWEI CLOUD Application Services Forum

June 12, 16:00 – 17:30

Central Stage of the Huawei Booth in Hall 13

All Flash Storage Forum

June 13, 10:00 – 11:30

Enterprise Integrated Private Cloud Forum

June 13, 14:00 – 15:30

Joint Marketing Activities with Customers and Partners

June 12–15

CEBIT 2018 will be held at the Hannover Exhibition Centre, Germany, from June 11 to June 15. The Huawei Booth will be at Area C30 in Hall 13.