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Huawei Showcases Next-Generation IT Solutions at WEC 2013

Oct 16, 2013

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Daegu, South Korea, October 15, 2013 – Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today attended the 22nd World Energy Congress-WEC 2013 held in Daegu, South Korea. At this prestigious global event, Huawei announced its IT concept of "Make IT simple, Make Business Agile" and demonstrated a wide array of next-generation IT infrastructures and solutions that encompass cloud computing, storage, servers, and data centers. These innovative offerings will help enterprises in the energy sector to enhance IT system efficiency and respond to core IT demands more agilely.

"Facing a sweeping IT transformation wave around the world, Huawei takes IT as a strategic growth area for the future. With unwavering commitment to technology innovation, we are devoted to speeding up IT transformations," said Zheng Yelai, President of Huawei's IT Product Line. "Today, we have a team of over 10,000 professionals in IT R&D facilities around the world, including in the US, Canada, Europe, and Russia. We have also established partnerships with the world's leading universities and technology institutes. To keep pace with the IT convergence megatrend, we will continue taking an open and collaboration attitude, exploring new IT convergence ways, and working with partners to enhance solution competitiveness and create more values for customers."

"Driven by the fast-developing cloud technologies and the growing big data demands, enterprises in the energy sector urgently need next-generation enterprise IT construction, and they also raise higher requirements for IT scale and high availability. Huawei offers a complete portfolio of cloud computing, storage, server, and data center products to meet enterprises' growing IT demands. These field-proven products will deliver "one-stop", superior IT infrastructure solutions and services that empower energy enterprises to enhance system efficiency and improve resource utilization," said Huang Huayu, Managing Director of Huawei Korea Office. "For the South Korea market, we will fully leverage our powerful product R&D and solution expertise and work with local partners to help energy enterprises build more efficient, intelligent, and eco-friendly IT systems."

At this event, Huawei experts shared with industry peers and partners about Huawei's insights into the IT industry trends as well as Huawei's IT concepts and architectures. Meanwhile, Huawei impressed participants by demonstrating a wide range of key IT products and Huawei's achievements in the IT sector.

  • In terms of the storage field, Huawei's high-end storage products gained widespread recognition around the world by winning coveted industry awards. In 2013 Q1, Gartner's reports revealed that Huawei high-end storage products are designed to best match the industry's top solutions. Additionally, Huawei's cloud storage products helped the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) to explore universe secrets and discover the God Particle.
  • Huawei E9000 is a powerful, next-generation blade server that integrates computing, storage, switching, and management into a single infrastructure platform.
  • Huawei FusionCube is an award-winning product that adopts deep convergence designs and provides a highly simple cloud platform infrastructure to users. This product earned a Frost& Sullivan 2013 Product Innovation Award in Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Huawei's MicroDC solution best suits enterprise branches that require rapid or mobile deployment while having insufficient IT staff. And this approach reduces the total cost of ownership (TCO) by more than 30%.

Huawei has achieved remarkable breakthroughs in the IT market and gained recognition from industry customers across government, transportation, energy and power, finance and large enterprise sectors. As of August 2013, Huawei has successfully constructed more than 330 data centers worldwide, including 70 cloud data centers, and enabled over 260 cloud computing customers around the world to explore the business value of cloud technology with Huawei. In addition, Huawei has deployed the world's largest and most complicated desktop cloud system, which supports 100,000 users on simultaneous business operations within the company.