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Press Release -- October 31st, 2011
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Huawei Hosts 2011 Cloud-Computing Conference in Shenzhen, China

[Shenzhen, China, 31 October, 2011]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the opening of its 2011 Cloud Computing Conference in Shenzhen, China. The four-day event brings together more than 1,000 partners and customers to discuss the latest progress of and a preview of future trends for the cloud computing industry, Huawei also provide insight into its cloud computing strategy.

Alongside, Huawei introduced it recently established IT Product Line as part of its commitment to deliver leading edge cloud computing offerings. The IT Product Line will leverage a world-class international team of more than 6,000 Huawei engineers in the United States, Canada, and China to drive development of the next-generation of advanced cloud computing solutions.

"Cloud computing is a core element of Huawei's global ICT strategy," said Li Sanqi, Chief Technology Officer of Huawei's IT Product Line. "Huawei is a major investor in the cloud computing market and we bring abundant cloud computing expertise, world-class engineers and technology experts, and a forward-looking perspective to the dual challenges of anticipating the future needs of the industry and meeting those needs with the best products and solutions. Our goal is to be a global leader in the cloud computing market, and we look forward to continuing to support our global customers with cutting-edge cloud computing services and products."

At the conference, Huawei also showcased its portfolio of cloud computing products and solutions, highlighting Huawei's advanced cloud-based Internet Data Center (IDC) solution, which combines the latest technologies in intelligent management´╝îenergy saving,high density deployment and elastic scalability, the latest Huawei's Tecal server family, Desktop Cloud, Cloud Platform, Cloud Storage and Media Cloud solutions that help cloud services companies transform traditional data centers to cloud-based IDCs.

"Cloud computing is a competitive market," said Mr. Li, "and Huawei's ability to spur new innovation, rapidly incorporate new technologies and breakthroughs into our solutions, and leverage innovative business models has resulted in strong growth. We are excited to continue integrating cloud computing into more of our services and applications to drive growth and create opportunities for new win-wins in the industry ecosystem."

Huawei officially announced its entry into the cloud computing market in 2010, and has since made cloud computing technology a high priority for R&D and investment. Huawei has joined hands with numerous partners, including Intel, IBM, Accenture, Citrix, CA, to explore new cloud computing business models and practices and is refocusing its global R&D resources to help drive cloud computing innovation and promote its application across industries including government, healthcare, education, and logistics.

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