Huawei has announced plans to expand its existing collaboration with SAP on the SAP HANA platform saying it will enable both companies to explore new opportunities in Asia Pacific and Japan in big data and analytics, smart city, safe city, IoT and cloud.
Huawei says it has a long-standing partnership with SAP around the SAP HANA platform with big data and IoT solutions now in place at more than 500 clients globally.
“A co-innovation centre was established in 2015. Both companies continuously invest in ICT innovations and create more technical synergies, leading to enterprise solutions designed to bring value to an increasing number of industries and markets,” Huawei says.
It adds: “The partner ecosystem is a critical factor in Huawei’s strategy and solutions for vertical industries, particularly the public sector, telecommunications, utilities, transportation, manufacturing, education and healthcare, bringing high-speed computing to address business needs for real-time data processing and analysis in the new era of the cloud and big data.”
Rohit Nagarajan, vice president for Digital Enterprise Platform Group at SAP Asia-Pacific and Japan, said SAP was seeing an increasing amount of interest from customers moving towards a digital core to power their digital transformation journey, “We see Huawei playing a vital collaborative role towards the adoption of our solutions.”
Lim Chee Siong, chief strategy and marketing officer of Huawei Southern Pacific Region, said: “By building a win-win ecosystem and collaborating extensively with SAP, we plan to further explore opportunities together in various areas and help customers in various industries achieve success in digital transformation,” said
The expanded partnership was announced at the inaugural Huawei eco-Connect Singapore, billed as “a gathering of key industry players to learn, share insights and experiences, forming alliances, as well as matching business opportunities for the development and sustainability of this ICT ecosystem.”
Huawei says it showcased a number of industry-specific solutions including an IoT connectivity product for advanced metering infrastructure of smart grid, smart manufacturing and private cloud services for the telecom industry.