Huawei Hosts its Annual Middle East Partner Summit

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Huawei hosted its annual Middle East Partner Summit in Dubai on 7 May. Taking place under the theme ‘Leading New ICT, the Road to Win-win Ecosystem’, the summit hosted participants from 12 countries across the Middle East. They gathered to form a collaborative platform in order to explore the current requirements for a successful digital transformation and ushering in the Artificial Intelligence era, exchange ideas, share success stories and best practices, targeted at empowering Huawei’s channel partners in order to increase their ability to cater to the region’s increasingly demanding technology innovation needs, and to establish an open and collaborative ecosystem.

The full-day summit highlighted Huawei’s latest partner programs and outlined the company’s strategic plans for digitalization in the Middle East, in order to move on to next stage by adopting the latest AI technologies and cloud computing. Huawei’s channel strategy for 2018 centers on the empowerment of its channel partners to deliver the latest, most comprehensive ICT solutions to their customers by embracing a collaborative, win-win approach to partners, competitors, and the industry as a whole.

Huawei launched their GTM (“Go To Market”) Strategy, which focuses on catering to Middle East market requirements by building an enhanced service portfolio with GAPP serving as systems integrators.

Huawei also displayed its newest product portfolio, including the launch of its FusionServer G5500 Heterogeneous Server. This new server is designed for data center deployment, and uses a fully modular design, with independent CPUs. It is a best-in-class heterogeneous computing platform for AI, HPC, intelligent cloud, and video analytics. The G5500 supports GPUDirect RDMA as well as P2P interconnect technologies. It supports one-click topology switching, which provides the optimal heterogeneous topology configurations for diverse workloads.

Alaa ElShimy, Vice President and Managing Director, Huawei Enterprise Middle East said, “Huawei advocates openness, collaboration, and shared success. Through joint innovation with our customers, partners, and peers, we are increasing the value of ICT in support of a more robust and mutually beneficial industry ecosystem.”

Hazem Bazen, Vice President-Channel & Alliances, Huawei Enterprise Middle East: “Huawei is determined to build relationships that are both symbolic and practical with partners throughout the industry. Through a strategy of shared success, we will create together the platforms that will cultivate a fertile environment for an unrivalled digital ecosystem to grow.”

Source: Enterprise Channels MEA