Huawei Awarded as the Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner of BITEX 2018

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As the exclusive ‘Digital Transformation Partner’ of Bahrain’s top ICT event – Huawei took center stage by connecting with top government authorities and business leaders to showcase more agile, more intelligent, more coPostnnected solutions designed to shape the future of smart and safe cities.

Dr. Ebrhim Janahi, CEO of Tamkeen alongside BITEX Management visited Huawei Booth on the first day of BITEX exhibition, for a first-hand look at Huawei’s solutions for smart cities, safe cities, smart hospitality, cloud data centers, and agile network. Mr John Lu Yuedong, CEO of Huawei Bahrain accepted the ‘Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner’ award on behalf of Huawei from Bahrain’s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, H.E. Eng. Kamal Bin Ahmed Mohammed.

Mr. Lu said, “Huawei started its operations in Bahrain in 2004 and shifted its Middle East Regional office to Bahrain in 2009. As the Kingdom strengthens its position as an ICT hub, we are proud to contribute to building the infrastructure in Bahrain that is propelling the overall digital transformation throughout the Middle East. BITEX is the country’s largest gathering of ICT experts and our participation as the exclusive ‘Digital Transformation Partner’ is a testament to our passion and dedication to building an ecosystem of collaboration and co-innovation in order to empower businesses to stay relevant in the digital economy.”

Aimed at improving the effectiveness of law enforcement and ensuring a safe society for citizens and visitors alike, Huawei’s end-to-end public safety solutions developed in partnership with global security specialists were a key attraction at the show. Attendees at BITEX experienced how Huawei’s Smart City solutions use new ICT to sense, analyze, and converge data from city management systems and enable intelligent response to governance, livelihood, and business needs. Huawei also showcased its Agile POL for hospitality, new construction and smart buildings projects, which enables a full-cloud network that is agile, intelligent, open, and secure.

Mr. Lu delivered the opening speech, while Faisal Ameer Malik, CTO, Huawei Middle East delivered the first keynote of the Meet ICT Conference under the theme ‘Never Stop Exploring on the Road to Digital Transformation’.