Huawei unveils next-generation product strategy and new range of AI products
Huawei unveiled its next-generation intelligent product strategy and new +AI products for the enterprise market, at Huawei Connect 2019.
The new products and solutions include a three-layer AI architecture based on the Engine AI Turbo product series, the iMaster NCE autonomous driving network management and control system, and the industry’s first iMaster NAIE network artificial intelligence (AI) platform; a new-generation OceanStor Dorado intelligent all-flash storage based on Kunpeng and Ascend processors; Huawei OptiXtrans DC908, the industry’s first intelligent data center interconnect (DCI) product; and more.
The increasing scale of interconnectivity and maturing intelligent technologies are bringing disruptive changes to enterprises around the world. By adding AI capabilities to the next-generation of ICT products, Huawei strives to constantly lead innovation and help customers address a new round of digital transformation challenges to achieve business success.
Sun Fuyou, Vice President and CTO of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, said “Huawei Enterprise’s next-generation product strategy is nicknamed ‘123456’, which means we aim to build 1 intelligently connected world; focus on 2 service scenarios – campuses and data centers; provide 3 Intelligent OptiX Network product series; offer 4 intelligent IP network engines series products; and leverage 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and Huawei’s OceanStor Dorado V6 as well as other products and solutions developed by Huawei.
“In addition to deep-diving into singular product areas, Huawei Enterprise is also integrating key technologies across multiple product areas, for example, IP and optical networks, 5G and Wi-Fi 6, IP and storage, and soft/hard SDN. Focusing on campuses and data centers, we are advancing intelligence in our innovations to offer competitive next-generation intelligent products and solutions.”
For the first time, Huawei introduced a three-layer AI architecture to create intelligent IP networks, bringing together intelligent connectivity, intelligent operations and maintenance, and intelligent learning for the AI era. The architecture includes the Engine AI Turbo product series, the iMaster NCE autonomous driving network management and control system, and the industry’s first iMaster NAIE network AI platform. The company has incorporated AI capabilities into various layers of IP networks, fully enhancing the intelligence level of IP networks and accelerating network development to support autonomous driving.
Kevin Hu, President of Huawei’s Data Communication Product Line said “Huawei will keep sharpening the competitive edge of its products and solutions by leveraging the three-layer AI architecture for intelligent IP networks based on the Engine AI Turbo product series, iMaster NCE and iMaster NAIE. We strive to better serve global customers and partners and lead the development of intelligent IP networks.”
In his speech, Hou Jinlong, President of Cloud & AI Products & Services of Huawei, announced that 43 new AI cloud services powered by Ascend processors are available to “unleash outstanding computing power and enable inclusive AI”. Among the services, AI Elastic Cloud Servers (ECSs) improve performance by more than twofold and are widely used in AI inference, AI training, and autonomous driving training.