Düsseldorf, Germany, November 18, 2014]: Huawei announced today, at the Huawei Communications as a Service (CaaS) Innovation Summit in Düsseldorf, Germany, that it has launched a revolutionary CaaS platform which will enable new channels for operators to monetize their network capabilities.
Over the last decade, operators have faced an increasing need to expand beyond traditional voice call offerings and leverage internet services and applications. In a Communication Service Provider(CSP) network, there are a wide variety of carrier-grade communication enablers including identification, voice, video, message, conference and cloud services. Huawei CaaS platform provides a new way for operators to offer those valuable communication capabilities as a strategic control point to various industries and enable their usage with reduced amount of initial investment and quicken time-to-market. It also offers the potential and scope to help CSPs grow their business across multiple domains including enterprises and vertical market, as well as machine-to-machine through the building of better communication enabled applications with Application Programming Interface exposure and delivery of Software Development Kits to a greater number of users.
"Operators have the opportunity to transition from being voice only call providers to offering a wide range of communication services which leverage internet services and smart mobile devices," said Mr. He Weijie, Vice President, Western European region, Huawei. "To facilitate this transition by operators, Huawei CaaS platform provides strong potential across a variety of domains, from enterprise services and vertical market solutions to the Internet of Things."
As part of the Summit, Huawei demonstrated its CaaS hosting platform to more than 20 partner companies ranging from large telecom operators to well-known system integrators.
"We are actively looking for engagements that specifically address the revenue side of the Telco service transformation. "said a senior president of a partner company. "I believe we found it and it is called CaaS!"