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Huawei Expands Activities in Europe with Enterprise Exhibition Center

Sep 22, 2013

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Huawei opens Exhibition Center in the Netherlands.

Amstelveen, the Netherlands, September 18, 2013 - Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today opened its new Exhibition Center, showing its latest global and innovative ICT R&D results and ICT solutions specifically to the European Enterprise market and European customers. The new Exhibition Center underscores the fact that Huawei is a fast-growing and innovative company in the Enterprise market. A distinguished group of government officials, European IT Leaders, and key customers were invited and witnessed this historic event for Huawei. The official opening was completed by the Dutch Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Frans Weekers.

The opening of the Exhibition Center in Amstelveen highlights Huawei's commitment to Europe, where it has over 7,500 employees, including 800 in R&D. Moreover, the company plans to hire 5,500 employees in Europe during the next 5 years. Huawei's investment in Europe is boosting local economies and opening opportunities to a wide variety of industry players. "Western Europe remains the key target market for Huawei Enterprise. Our global success as a company will be measured against our achievements here." said Leon He, President of Huawei Enterprise in Western Europe.

As a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of European enterprises. The Exhibition Center showcases the wide-range of solutions which are unmatched in the industry. These solutions include corporate networking, Enterprise wireless (eLTE), datacenter & cloud, plus Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C).

"At Huawei, we are able to deliver a wide range of highly efficient customer-centric ICT solutions and services thanks to a profound understanding of customers' needs and expectations, based on our wide-ranging experience, and our strong R&D capabilities," explains Mr. Leon He. "Our new Exhibition Center provides visitors with an opportunity to witness these innovative enterprise solutions."

Huawei's success in Europe will be measured by its ability to help enterprises and channel partners successfully navigate the current major IT challenges and opportunities, which include increasing mobility of employees, customers and applications, the deepening role of cloud computing, the real-world utilization of big data, and the impact of social media on the success of enterprises. In order to be successful, the company is committed to working closely with its local European partners to meet the unique needs of customers in each distinct European market it serves.

As a world-leader in ICT innovation, with over 70,000 staff dedicated to R&D, Huawei has delivered a number of industry-leading products to the marketplace, including the highest capacity/highest performance data center switch (CloudEngine), the first LTE (4G Wireless) Enterprise-grade broadband multi-media trunking solution, the first panoramic video conferencing system, and the industry-leading all-flash (SSD) storage solution (OceanStore 18800F).

Huawei has already made its mark in Europe as a valuable partner for public and private sector clients. Its cloud storage system passed the performance test of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), enabling CERN's to extend its capabilities in preparation for huge increase in data volumes. Its corporate networking solutions power the networks of many hospitals, schools, enterprises, and ISPs throughout Europe. Huawei is also proud to be the wireless (WIFI) solutions provider for the stadiums of two major European football clubs, Glasgow Rangers in Scotland and Borussia Dortmund in Germany.