Huawei Launches Xinghe Intelligent Network to Accelerate Digital-Intelligent Development in the Middle East and Central Asia

——Huawei Network Summit 2024 (Middle East and Central Asia)


[Baku, Azerbaijan, May 13, 2024] Huawei held the Middle East and Central Asia leg of its Network Summit 2024 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The event brought together more than 1,000 thought leaders, industry experts, and ecosystem partners to explore the development trends and best practices of intelligent networks in the new era. At the summit, Huawei unveiled its Xinghe Intelligent Network products and solutions, and delved into trending topics, including campus networks, wide area networks (WANs), data center networks (DCNs), and network security, as well as commercial and distribution business. These purpose-built offerings and insights empower customers to seize new opportunities for intelligent development and maximize digital-intelligent productivity.

Intelligent transformation across industries requires leading and solid technical support. As one of the most important ICT infrastructures, networks play a very important role in the intelligent era. In his keynote speech, Yang Chaobin, Director, President of ICT Products & Solutions, Huawei, said, "Huawei is committed to network technology innovation and collaboration with customers and partners to build Net5.5G-based network infrastructure that can power all industries with intelligence. Together, let's work hand-in-hand to advance intelligence and move faster towards the intelligent world."

Leon Wang, President of Huawei's Data Communication Product Line, further elaborated on the company's vision during his speech. "All industries are accelerating intelligent transformation, and networks are evolving to all intelligence. As such, we fully upgrade our data communication solutions from Intelligent Cloud-Network to Xinghe Intelligent Network based on Net5.5G, thereby building a network foundation for the intelligent era," he stated.

Leon Wang, President of Huawei's Data Communication Product Line, delivering a speech

Leon Wang, President of Huawei's Data Communication Product Line, delivering a speech

Huawei launched more than ten innovative Xinghe Intelligent Network products and solutions, including all-scenario Wi-Fi 7, the industry's highest-density 400GE modular data center switch (a total of 640 400GE ports), the industry's unique switch with flexible cards from GE to 400GE, the industry's first 220 mm deep 400GE router, an all-in-one intelligent converged gateway, and Net Master (a network large model application).

The company also announced nine industry-specific solutions and flagship distribution products for customers in public services, finance, electric power, and education sectors, reaffirming its efforts to dive deep into the commercial and small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) markets. By the end of 2024, Huawei plans to provide 73 models of distribution products for markets outside China, joining forces with partners to help numerous enterprises easily go digital.

Huawei Xinghe AI Network Launch Ceremony

Huawei Xinghe AI Network Launch Ceremony

As a leader in the campus network domain, Huawei launched the "Imagine Wi-Fi 7" program, inviting tech enthusiasts to imagine innovative Wi-Fi 7 application scenarios via short-form videos. At this event, Huawei presented the "Imagine Wi-Fi 7 Pioneer" awards to excellent contributors. Until now, the program has ignited a wave of adopting Wi-Fi 7 in various industries.

In the AI model era, data center networks face unprecedented technical and application challenges. At the summit, Huawei and Ankabut jointly released the global cloudified data center showcase, deepening their cooperation in High-Performance Computing (HPC) networks and cloud computing data centers to promote the digital transformation of the education industry in the United Arab Emirates.

Enterprises in the Middle East and Central Asia have the urgent need for intelligent upgrades of network security. That's why Huawei announced the Xinghe Intelligent SASE experience program, which covers five modules, including network deployment. Participants can demonstrate, test, learn, and communicate with each other through DemoCloud anytime and anywhere to gain hands-on experience with the benefits of the Xinghe Intelligent SASE solution.

Huawei also announced all-new upgrades to its IP Club member program, offering more rights and interests to members in the Middle East and Central Asia. Members can gain fresh insights into the latest cutting-edge technological innovations, connect with top industry experts and opinion leaders, and participate in an elite member brand plan. The event also recognized IP Club Diamond members with awards.

The world stands at a critical juncture in advancing from digital transformation to intelligent transformation. Huawei remains committed to constantly upgrading its Xinghe Intelligent Network offerings. By building leading network infrastructures, the company aims to help all industries accelerate their pace into the intelligent era and unlock the full potential of digital-intelligent development.