Huawei, the Chinese networking giant has announced signing a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to bring Microsoft’s enterprise applications onto Huawei’s public cloud. The two giant MNC will build an open online ecosystem to work together on the development as well as marketing. Huawei cloud already offers Microsoft RDS for SQL Server along with Windows servers. With this news, it is confirmed that Huawei will now bring many other Microsoft products online.
Zheng Yelai, Huawei’s BU and IT line president, has announced the news about the strategic cooperation on cloud services with the American multinational technology company, Microsoft. This will drive innovation as we are building an effortless platform from which customers can take advantage through industry-leading technology. Together, we are confident that we will lead, and win, in the world of digital transformation, Microsoft China CEO Alain Crozier added.
Apart from cloud apps, joint market expansion and marketing strategies are also planned between these two tech giants. Huawei said that we both will begin in-depth cooperation on the public cloud to offer a great experience of the latest cloud services for enterprises and help enterprises execute digital transformation. This cooperation will benefit the customers to have the trusted hosting as well as a number of applications as a service.
This news came after Huawei announced in April 2017 that they are planning to expand its public cloud offering outside of its home market of China. Starting in 2017, Huawei will target on public services, said Xu in April. Huawei will invest huge in building an open as well as trusted public cloud platform that will be a strong foundation of a Huawei cloud family. This will include public clouds Huawei will develop together with operators and on its own. According to the sources, Huawei planned to approach the US enterprise market step by step.
Huawei is all set to develop smart devices into intelligent devices by building end-to-end capabilities that support coordinated development of chips, devices, and the cloud,” Yu said on Saturday.
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