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Huawei Releases KunLun V5 Mission Critical Server at CEBIT 2018

Jun 13, 2018

[Hannover, Germany, June 13, 2018] At CEBIT 2018, Huawei announced the KunLun V5, a next-generation x86 mission critical server, with its global partner SUSE.

Huawei's Matt Zhou and SUSE's Naji Almahmoud shake hands and release the KunLun V5 Mission Critical Server at CeBIT 2018

Matt Zhou (left), Director of Intelligent Computing Solution Sales Dept, Huawei Enterprise Business Group and Naji Almahmoud (right), Vice President of Global Alliances for SUSE release KunLun V5 Mission Critical Server

Powered by Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8100 and Gold 6100 processors, KunLun V5 features unique physical and logical partitioning for flexible resource management. With cutting-edge innovative RAS 2.0 technology, the server offers an open x86 ecosystem with the reliability of UNIX servers. KunLun V5 is ideal for core databases and mission-critical applications in a wide range of industries, including finance, government, telecom, energy, and retail.

Since its first generation, KunLun has represented Huawei’s commitment to providing stable and efficient mission-critical infrastructure and industry solutions. The ICT leader’s longstanding collaboration with global ecosystem partners, including world-class Linux supplier SUSE, helps customers move from closed to open architecture and unlock innovation potential. Today, KunLun V5 is a milestone of the Huawei journey into mission critical servers. 

Jiang Yi, General Manager of KunLun Servers of Huawei IT Server Product Line, noted that “the reliability and resource management flexibility required in the mission-critical field are our design benchmarks. With continuous innovation, KunLun lets customers excel in their services and accelerate their IT transformation."

Naji Almahmoud, Vice President of Global Alliances for SUSE, said, “SUSE embraces the power of partners, community and the technology ecosystem, with our joint solution with Huawei on Kunlun being a prime example. It has delivered superior levels of performance and reliability to our joint customers and fuels an exceptional pace of innovation.”

Huawei, together with its partners and customers, is showcasing new digital transformation solutions to orchestrate a digital symphony at CEBIT from June 11 to 15 in Germany, the home of classical music. It is also hosting activities and sharing best practices around Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN), all of which play a critical role in today’s digital transformation.