A large number of government officials, industry specialists, telecom operators, media journalists, opinion leaders and educationists, across a range of disciplines will attend Huawei Cloud Summit that’s taking place from November 5th to November 8th, 2018.
Hosted by leading global information and communications (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei Technologies, the cloud summit aims at highlighting the latest innovations, business practices, and solutions in domains like cloud services and digital transformation. Huawei will take this opportunity to discuss its strategy in these domains.
Mr. William Jin, Vice President of Huawei IT Product line gave a welcome speech. He attributed Huawei’s rapid development to spending 10% of its total revenue on R&D. He also mentioned new Ascend 910, the world’s first single AI chip, which was launched in Huawei Connect in October 2018. Finally, Mr. Jin promised that Huawei will work with partners to build a bright future in Pakistan.
The opening ceremony was also attended by Mr. Mudassar Hussain, Member Telecom of Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication. In his speech, he appreciated the great efforts put in by Huawei to make this event a success.
ICT infrastructure is an important pillar of national economic growth, and cloud in particular is key to unleashing the power of connectivity. Countries and industries should turn their attention to digital transformation as a driver for growth and pursue greater development and investment opportunities in emerging fields like cloud computing.
Mr. Naveed Tahir of Higher Education Commission presented the idea of smart universities. “Huawei’s long-term collaboration with HEC has been very beneficial for both parties. Together we have been able to establish a name in ICT industry by modeling HAINA academies. This is a period of cloud computing and journey to digital readiness,” he added.
Huawei has heavily invested in R&D and has 15 R&D centers around the globe. The forecast is, 85% of enterprises will rely on cloud services by 2025. Furthermore, Huawei launched its first commercially available full-stack cloud solution in October at Shanghai Huawei Connect conference.
Ms. Samita Khawar, Director & Country Head of Frost & Sullivan, Pakistan, discussed about leveraging Cloud to Drive Innovation and Business Impact. The fact that since 2000, 252 companies which were once part of fortune 500 have dropped from the race. Innovation is the name of the game and cloud computing is the way to go.
The event will last for another three days till 8th November 2018, and ICT industries including carriers and other enterprises are expected to attend this event.
The future is a fully-connected intelligent world. Everything is aware and everything is interconnected. Cloud transformation is an inevitable way for enterprises to move towards the future intelligent world. Intelligent computing, intelligent storage, and intelligent cloud platform are the bases for enterprise cloud transformation, and the engine for enterprises to innovate services in the future.
Huawei Cloud Summit 2018 Pakistan, with the slogan ‘Cloud Inspires the Digital Future’, has a share of Frost & Sullivan’ voice of ICT technology trends, Pakistan’s Country ICT Planning, UPTIME analysis on Trends and Challenges of Infrastructure under the Cloud Era, in-depth insights into the industry Cloud Trend, introduction to Huawei’s latest IT products and solutions, and Huawei’s technological innovation in the ICT field.