Huawei reveals new platforms and strategies for industrial digital transformation.
Global technology leader Huawei has revealed a line of new notions and fresh market intelligence on the second day of the company’s annual flagship event HUAWEI CONNECT 2020.
One of the most important announcements was the initiation of the Intelligent Twins, which understands that industries often need to succeed multiple tests before going digital; from diverse terminals, increased bond requirements, the rapprochement of old and new IT demands, and talent deficiency. It is the first time a systematic reference architecture is proposed for the intelligent upgrade of governments and enterprises worldwide, empowering customers and partners of Huawei to build their intelligent resolutions based on the Intelligent Twins leveraging the cloud as the company and AI as the core. With collaboration across the cloud, network, edge, and device, Intelligent Twins allow an intelligent, open system that is competent of giving a smart experience for people, cities, and businesses in all scenarios.
Hou Jinlong, President of Huawei’s Cloud & AI Business Group, noted, "Industries are updating from 'go cloud' to 'go intelligent'. AI innovation is no longer confined to one single scenario, and producing intelligence to all scenarios is an irreversible trend. Building on the Intelligent Twins, Huawei will work with allies to expedite the creative rise of states and enterprises, expand the industry market, advance the software and service businesses, and unlock the blue ocean of the edge computing industry"
During the annual event of ICT industry leaders, Peng Zhongyang, Board Member and President of Huawei’s Enterprise Business Group stated that the transfer to a new model of industrial digital change is urgently needed for the construction of our future intelligent society. The enormous potential of digital change is to be unleashed based on synergy across five tech domains, in which connectivity, cloud computing, AI, and applications develop encompassing 5G in ways never seen before. Huawei is building on 100 scenario-based solutions, building more industrial benefit associated with partners.
"You can't find a new land with an old map," Peng said, inviting on Huawei clients to welcome changes and craft a new standard of industrial digital transformation for a greater tomorrow.
As one part of that paradigm shift, a new white paper was published jointly by Huawei and intelligence firm IDC looking at how to build future-ready companies in the electric power industry. The white paper offers methodologies to help companies design their digital conversion priorities and set their schedule for the future, particularly in defying current challenges and the confusion caused by COVID-19.
Digital inclusion was also a theme of the summit’s second day, with Kevin Zhang, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei ICT Infrastructure, pointing out that Huawei is ready to work with global partners to support digital inclusion in fields like education and environmental security through technology, applications, and skills.
Zhang Xinsheng, President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Stefania Giannini, Education Assistant Director-General at UNESCO, joined Zhang during the “TECH4ALL: Powering Digital Inclusion with Technology” event hosted within HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 to bring together partners from various countries to discuss how to drive inclusive education and conserve nature with technology.