Power-packed Huawei Middle East IP Club Carnival 2021 showcases the future of IP networking for the Middle East


At the annual flagship event, Huawei unveils next-generation, AI-enabled IP products and solutions and launches new joint innovation program that sets regional industry pace

David Shi, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Middle East

Dubai, UAE: Leading regional and global industry experts today unpacked the future of IP networking for Middle East governments and enterprises at the Huawei Middle East IP Club Carnival 2021. At the annual regional flagship event, held at Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai and live broadcasted online, Huawei also launched a joint innovation program, aimed at creating a platform to work together with industry pioneers in different industries.

Held under the theme ‘Empower your Business with AI-Driven, User-Oriented and Fully Automated Networks’, the exclusive event gathered Huawei’s global and regional experts who highlighted the latest network technology trends and discussed how enterprises could prepare for the intelligent era with the help of next-generation networks powered with algorithm and AI capabilities. 

The event also featured PwC Middle East’s AI Lead Dr. Scott Nowson who shared a keynote presentation on “AI Empowers Next-Gen Enterprise Networks”. He said, “Companies use AI and other emerging technologies to transform the way they operate and to respond to challenges in real-time. The unpredictability of recent events has highlighted vulnerabilities that decision makers, especially CIOs, need to reprioritise, such as organisational resilience and a focus on network technologies that support their business needs. Next-generation networks powered by AI, and the combination of these emerging technologies, are where we will see the greatest impact today.”

Delivering a welcome keynote speech at the event, David Shi, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Middle East, commented: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution will be our pathway to a fully connected, intelligent world, especially as we gear up towards post-pandemic recovery & growth. It will have far-reaching implications for all industry verticals across the Middle East. Intelligent networks are the vital foundation of the digital world, providing reliable, ubiquitous, ultra-wide broadband, and secure connections for our communities.” 

“At Huawei, we are continuously investing in bringing the latest technologies such as AI and Big Data to enterprise networks, helping customers build a user-centric and application-centric, secure and reliable intelligent network that enables autonomous driving. Digital transformation is a long journey in the Middle East and we are committed to working closely with our partners and customers to empower the countries’ ambitious national plans, and to enable industry digitalization strategies,” added Shi.  

The Huawei Middle East IP Club Carnival also showcased Huawei’s new groundbreaking IP products and solutions – the industry’s first network automation and intelligence platform iMaster NCE; and CloudCampus 3.0, which combines fully wireless access with integrated IoT, One Global Network, Comprehensive Cloud Management and Intelligent O&M of Campus network for enterprise users. CloudCampus 3.0 provides all wireless solutions for enterprises using the industry’s highest performing Wi-Fi 6 products and solutions. The event also showcased Huawei’s Autonomous Driving Network (ADN) solution for Data Centers to enable industry transformation from the digital era to an intelligent era. A live demo of the Data Center Network solution was held at the event, demonstrating how instantly and easily a network can get ready for any level of service deployment, simulate the intent of network manager using Digital Twins & provide proactive O&M for very complex data center network environments. 

With digital technologies becoming the building blocks of the future economy, Huawei emphasized talent as the cornerstone of digital transformation and announced the launch of a comprehensive certification program and the setting up of network innovation labs in the Middle East. The joint innovation program aims to promote the application of new technologies and accelerate the digital transformation journey in this region.

To find out more about the event & watch the replay, please visit: https://e.huawei.com/topic/2021-event-me-ip-club/ae/index.html 

About Huawei:

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