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Huawei Hosts Seventh UK Channel Conference: Win Together in the Digital Era

2018.05.12
Huawei hosted over 150 partners at the annual Huawei UK Channel Conference on 10th May, which was held under the theme “Together, We Win”. 

In its seventh year, the event showcased how Huawei allows resellers and managed service partners to increase their strategic importance and value by incorporating its end-to-end technology into their own managed service offerings; providing customers with a future-proof, cloud and IoT ready platform for digital transformation. Customers and partners including Bourne Leisure, Imperial College NHS Trust, MCSA Group and Horsebridge Networks shared their experiences of working with Huawei and provided testimonials to the benefits of the relationship.

Jerry Wang, CEO of Huawei UK, shares Huawei’s vision at the event.

Michael Rae, Huawei UK, Enterprise Channel Director added: “Traditional IT suppliers are being asked to do much more for their customers. Our ecosystem provides partners with the ability to supply, deliver, support and manage the widest range of market-leading technology - from the datacenter to the network edge – thanks to our huge investment in R&D and a simple and consistent channel programme. Working with Huawei allows partners to expand their capabilities and differentiate from the competition.” 

During the conference, Huawei held two technology-focused sessions during the conference focusing on compute, storage and networking as the technology pillars for digital transformation The company also shared highlights of its continued investment and successes in the UK market and demonstrated key products and solutions from its end-to-end portfolio, including its Intent-Driven Cloud Campus Solution. Designed to manage future networks that will need to handle an increasing number of devices, connections and experiences, it provides predictive and automated management together with real-time, per-user, experience management, resulting in an automated and converged network. 

Robert Yang, Huawei UK, Enterprise Managing Director, speaking at the conference.

Robert Yang, Huawei UK, Enterprise Managing Director, said: “Thanks to the work of our committed partners, Huawei is making significant progress in the UK market across a range of vertical sectors including Public Sector, Finance and Commercial. Huawei helps partners to win and retain new customers by supporting them through the entire sales process from presales and proof of concept to design, implementation and support. The goal is to always enable our partners to develop their service capability and become self-sufficient. We’re continuing to invest in all areas of our business in order to support our partners to grow their business and increase our market share.”

Partner Awards

Group photo for all the award winners at the Huawei UK Channel Conference.

During the conference, several key Huawei partners received awards in recognition of their exceptional contributions to developing Huawei’s channel business in the UK. 

• Distributor of the Year: Exertis 
• Reseller of the Year: Horsebridge Networks
• Networking Reseller of the Year: CAE Technology Services
• IT Reseller of the Year: Pure Technology Group
• Breakthrough Partner of the Year: Capita Managed IT Services
• Breakthrough Partner of the Year: Complete Networks
• Services Partner of the Year: MCSA Group 
• Engineer of the Year: Nitin Siddu, Horsebridge Networks
• Presales Engineer of the Year: Paul Hanson, eSpida
• Channel Salesperson of the Year: Jon Leary, MCSA Group