Driven by global expertise and consumer centricity, Huawei India to aim for rapid growth by focusing on sectors like Government, BFSI, Energy, Infrastructure, ISP and Smart Cities in India
Huawei to focus on its “platform + ecosystem” strategy to expand its channel partner network in India
[Mumbai, April 19, 2017]: In line with its global “platform + ecosystem” strategy, Huawei Enterprise Business Group (BG) India today announced its partnership with Redington India to distribute and market Huawei enterprise products and services in the country. Driven by strong business momentum globally, Huawei Enterprise BG India aims to create maximum value for Indian enterprises with its innovative ICT solutions and services backed by a strong ecosystem.
As part of this partnership, Redington will support Huawei in developing resellers to market and promote products and/or services products in areas of Server, Storage, Data Center and Cloud Computing to Huawei enterprise customers in India. As part of the partnership, Redington will provide post sales maintenance services and also be responsible for channel partner development and technical training of channel partners.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Derek Hao, President, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei India said, “ICT is becoming an engine for the transformation and upgrading of traditional industries and in such times, the enterprise systems become business functions rather than support functions. Huawei Enterprise BG can strategically propel the development of a digital and intelligent society, and be an enabler and the best partner of digital transformation for industries. The Huawei EBG India is well positioned to substantially contribute to Government of India’s landmark initiatives like Digital India and smart cities. Our enterprise products and solutions will drive to create a smart and digital society and lead to digital transformation of industries. The partnership with Redington will help Huawei to increase its channel partner network to market and service our enterprise customers in diverse geographies across India.”
Commenting on the partnership, Johnson George, Senior General Manager & Head Strategic Business Unit, Redington India Ltd said, “We are extremely pleased to sign up with Huawei, who have some great enterprise class products which complements our offering to channels. With Huawei, we now have the ability, to reach out pan India and will be in a position to take advantage of their vast product portfolio. We look forward to the partnership and help promote Huawei to channels across India’’.
Huawei enterprise business has grown exponentially across the globe and achieved 47.3% year-on-year growth in 2016. Under its global “platform+ ecosystem” strategy, Huawei Enterprise BG aims to create an open, resilient, secure, and flexible platform of ICT infrastructure by continuously investing in new technologies such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, mobile broadband and artificial intelligence. Huawei is also focusing on creating a collaborative ecosystem for mutual benefits, and work with partners to help customers achieve successful digital transformation of industries and government to develop next level digital infrastructure.
Huawei Enterprise BG has increasingly gained recognition from customers and partners, with 43 enterprises of Fortune 100 choosing Huawei as their partner for digital transformation. In 2016, Huawei Enterprise BG has achieved rapid growth in vertical industries. Huawei’s Smart City solution has been successfully deployed in more than 100 cities in over 40 countries. In the finance sector, Huawei served more than 300 financial institutions across the globe, including six of the world’s top 10 banks. In the energy industry, Huawei became the only ICT solutions provider among the members of the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) and Huawei’s Better-Connected Grid Solution has served over 170 electric power companies in 65 countries across the world. In transportation, Huawei cooperated with more than 60 industry partners to serve railways and highways with a total track length of 220,000+ km and more than 15 airports with annual throughput higher than 30 million passengers. In manufacturing, Huawei worked with KUKA and ABB to promote industrial upgrading to achieve intelligent manufacturing. By the end of 2016, Huawei Enterprise BG had more than 12,000 global channel partners, over 2,000 service partners, and beyond 400 solution partners.