Huawei Connect, the annual conference and exhibition held by Huawei Enterprise, took place in Shanghai and was also broadcast virtually.

Kathy Gibson attended the virtual event


Tech integration key to digital transformation

As the computer industry takes advantage of the power of 5G, it has the potential to drive real change through digitalisation.

This is the word from Guo Ping, rotating chairman of Huawei, who says the ICT sector is seeing incredible potential for growth, as more governments and enterprises go digital and embrace change.

“The digital economy is playing a key role in growth,” he explains. “Take China for example: the digital economy accounted for around one-third of China’s GDP, but two-thirds of its growth.”

Huawei believes that connectivity and computing are the foundation of the digital economy, with 5G playing a key role.

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Huawei looks to the future with partners

In the face of global challenges, Huawei is embracing and extending its partnering efforts.

“Non-stop aggression has put Huawei under pressure,” says Guo Ping, rotating chairman of Huawei. “But we are looking forward to opening a new chapter with our partners.”

The company has committed to work with willing and capable partners to grow their joint businesses. “We stand together with our partners through thick and thin,” Ping says. “Together we will succeed in creating greater value, and provide customers with best possible products and services.

“Walt Whitman said ‘keep your face to sunshine and shadows will fall behind you’. 2020 has been a grave and uncertain time. But let’s keep our faces to the sunshine and we will get through it.”

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Huawei doubles down on mobile ecosystem development

Having been excluded from pre-loading many US-built applications and services on its mobile devices, Huawei has made quick progress in building its own ecosystem.

Zhang Ping’an, president: consumer cloud service at Huawei consumer business group, says the decision was made in May 2019 to develop Huawei Mobile Services (HMS).

“We realised we need to develop our own application service system, so we could continue to drive intelligent experience software to the Huawei device user.

“Building a new mobile services system is difficult, but we think we will be able to achieve our goal.”

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Digitalisation set to transform transport industry

Digital transformation has a lot to offer the transport industry in creating a comprehensive ecosystem to ease the movement of people and goods.

This was the overriding message from the Huawei Transportation Summit held alongside Huawei Connect.

Ma Yue, executive vice-president of Huawei Enterprise Business Group (EBG) and president of Huawei EBG global partner development and sales, explains that transportation links cities and is decisive factor in metro development.

“This development not only increases the productivity and happiness of people, but facilitates the movement of freight and goods, providing the driving force to growth.”

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How electric power enterprises can transform

If electric power enterprises want to remain key players in the energy ecosystem, they will have to radically change their operating models – and digital transformation will be key.

IDC and Huawei have jointly released a white paper for the electric power industry, “Building the Future-Ready Power Enterprise: Road to a Successful Digital Transformation”.

In the white paper, IDC proposed a methodology for the transformation of electric power enterprises. This methodology supports and aligns with Huawei’s digital transformation methodology.

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Technology drives digital inclusion

Technology is a key enabler for digital inclusion, with solutions for healthcare, education and social impact already available.

Kevin Zhang, chief marketing officer of Huawei ICT Infrastructure, addressing the online summit “TECH4ALL: Powering Digital Inclusion with Technology”, says Huawei is willing to work with global partners to promote digital inclusion in fields like education and environmental protection through technology, applications, and skills.

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