Photo - A telco IT industry panel at the Southern Pacific Telco IT Industry Summit 2016. (From left) Chen Gang, Chief Consultant of Huawei Carrier BG; Neil Osmond, Research VP, Gartner; Peter Tanghe, Managing Director, Communication Media Technology Operating Ground; Evan Schultz, Global Vice President, Global Head of Telecom Ecosystem, SAP; Greg Tilton, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, DGIT; and Magnus Alvarsson, Head of Country Malaysia & Indonesia, ATOS.
China's ICT giant Huawei's Southern Pacific telecommunications summit 2016, recently held in Malaysia, pointed to a need for increased win-win cooperation in the industry.
Speaking of the event, Liu Dongfang, vice president of Carrier Business Group, Huawei Technologies, South Pacific Region, said, "This was the most important event of the year for Huawei's telco IT partners and customers."
"It is a credible platform and a medium for networking opportunities and thought-provoking dialogues as well as strategic idea exchanges. With Huawei Telco IT strategy and Industry partnership program, we are committed to accelerate operators' digital business transformation and boost Southern Pacific region digital economy," he said, adding that Huawei hoped to foster stronger relationships between telco IT companies and their existing partners.
Discussions during the summit focused on ways to build a new digital service industry chain, how to achieve a win-win cooperation among partners, leveraging each other's strengths, and building an open and agile ecosystem to increase value and improve productivity.
The event saw more than 100 global partners, such as Accenture, Intel, SAP, Inphosoft, HCL, ENTROPY SOLUTION, Atos Services, Tech Mahindra, DGIT, CCS etc. and top telco operators from Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore participate in the summit.
At the summit, Huawei also announced a new cooperation strategy to build a strong value chain cooperation platform and invited industry leaders to share success stories and latest industry views.
"Huawei's objective of organising this summit is to create a platform for the telco IT industry where new players can connect with industry leaders and learn from them as well as to create business opportunities for growth and expansion," said Liu Dongfan.
Huawei also announced the initiation of an FTTx OSS solution partner alliance, a one stop shop for operators to acquire FTTx OSS solutions, which included all necessary OSS solutions from the beginning of network design all the way to the daily operational support after launching the service, for operators to provide and operate FTTx services to their customers with high efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction.
The products and services offered by the members of the alliance will comply to many industrial standards and specifications such as FTTH Council FaaS and TMF Framewox.
Xia Chaojie, VP of Delivery and Service, Huawei Technologies, South Pacific Region, said, "Such an alliance not only help operators to provide FTTx service faster with effective investment but also help all our partners to promote their business as well. It really is a win-win situation."
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