[Shenzhen, China, May 19, 2020] At the 17th Huawei Global Analyst Summit, Huawei announced that it would advance its computing strategy with the industry ecosystem, and foster an ecosystem with computing and HUAWEI CLOUD to cultivate the fertile ground for the digital world. Huawei has and will continue to promote the industry ecosystem and innovate technologies and products. In 2020, Huawei will invest USD200 million in the computing ecosystem and develop 2 million developers worldwide.
Patrick Zhang, Senior Vice President of Huawei and Director of Strategy and Industry Development Dept, Cloud & AI BG, introduces the industry ecosystem
By innovating products and solutions and optimizing business models, Huawei is dedicated to cultivating the fertile ground, where partners can develop more applications and fully tap into data value for business benefits. The Huawei ecosystem innovation centers, jointly built with industry partners, are the regional catalysts for computing industry incubation, including best practices showcase, industry chain enablement, industry solution incubation, computing talent development, innovative enterprise cultivation, and application innovation. In recent years, the Huawei cloud and computing industry ecosystem is thriving thanks to global collaboration. For example, HUAWEI CLOUD has more than 10,000 consulting partners, and the number of technology partners for HUAWEI CLOUD and ISVs in computing has exceeded 3,500. Moreover, 37 ecosystem innovation centers have been established around the world. Over 5,000 cloud applications and Huawei-certified solutions have been rolled-out, which are all provided by our partners of HUAWEI CLOUD and computing.
The new digital infrastructure driven by cloud, AI, and 5G is a new engine for the global economy. In particular, cloud is the key to unleashing the potential of AI and driving robust economic growth. The continuous innovation has made HUAWEI CLOUD the first choice for digital and intelligent transformation of governments and enterprises, bringing shared business success for customers and partners. Huawei aspires to offer diversified, abundant, and more affordable computing for ubiquitous cloud and pervasive intelligence. According to the Ubiquitous Computing Power: the Cornerstone of an Intelligent Society, a report released by Huawei, the per capita computing power is highly correlated with the economic development. For example, in the traditional manufacturing industry, the investment of 1 US dollar in computing power can increase the output value by 10 dollars.
Edward Deng, Chief Marketing Officer of Cloud & AI BG, Huawei, shares the market progress of cloud and computing services
Since the release of the overall computing strategy in 2019, Huawei has achieved rapid growth in the cloud, computing, and data infrastructure fields.