Huawei Technologies hosted the second edition of the Middle East IP GALA Summit. Held virtually, the summit entitled “Intelligent Connectivity, Enabling All Industries” saw the participation of Huawei IP product line experts, IDC analysts, and leaders from mainstream carriers in the Middle East.
During the summit, some of the hottest topics in the IP industry were discussed, including digital transformation requirements, network evolution challenges and technologies, and other topics.
Kevin Hu, President of Huawei Datacom Product Line, shared Huawei’s vision of building a better connected and intelligent Middle East. During his speech, he emphasized on the significance of digital transformation and how carriers would become a part of it as a key enabler.
The massive rollout of 5G use cases, adoption of cloud and increasing end-user service experience expectations require an intelligent IP network that can provide ubiquitous capacity, seamless experience, and IPv6+ technologies.
Hugh Ujhazy, Vice President of IDC Telecommunications and IoT, introduced the standards of KAI bearer networks for the 5G era.
Tony Hu, Vice President of Huawei Datacom Product Line, introduced the Target IP network towards 2025.
Hacken Li, CTO of Huawei Datacom Product Line, introduced key technologies of next-generation intelligent IP networks.
Carrier Pioneers such as STC Kuwait and Zain KSA introduced their network practices in building the next generation intelligent IP network.
As the summit concluded, carriers and industry experts agreed on how to drive the network transformation towards an intelligent era. Huawei reiterated its commitment towards cooperating with carriers and partners in building an intelligent IP network that can achieve a win-win future.