Huawei released its 2019 annual report in which the company, detailing solid operating performance, announced global revenue rounded to 858.8 billion yuan, up 19.1 % compared to the previous year. Its gradual growth in the corporate market has continued, with Huawei having recorded a global turnover of 89.7 billion yuan in this segment, up 8.6% year-on-year. In fact, its business oriented activity has become one of the main drivers of the company’s overall growth.
By the end of 2019, more than 700 cities and 228 Fortune Global 500 companies had chosen Huawei as their digital transformation partner. In addition, this pole of activity relies on a global network of more than 28,000 partners who contribute 86% of the group’s overall turnover. Through this global network of partners, Huawei has created a thriving interdependent ecosystem that brings value to customers and the industry as a whole.
In 2019, this business-oriented business pole experienced rapid expansion thanks to Huawei’s unrelenting R&D efforts and its investments in new ICT technologies, such as 5G, AI and the cloud, which l ” have taken full advantage of the combined benefits of new technologies to accelerate product innovation, sectoral digitization and smart development. In addition, the principle of “inclusion”, the fact of being integrated into the pole, has been well adopted at the level of companies so that success is shared with partners through loyal, fair, transparent partnership policies and simple.
Innovative products and solutions, integrating cutting-edge technologies – 5G, cloud computing and AI – at the service of businesses
During the year, Huawei leveraged the synergy between the cloud, AI and 5G to provide public services and hybrid, cloud solutions on both sides, stable, reliable and sustainable . Specifically, HUAWEI CLOUD has launched more than 200 cloud services and 190 solutions, while more than three (3) million users and business developers currently rely on HUAWEI CLOUD to develop products and solutions.
Building on the cloud infrastructure, Huawei launched the Huawei Horizon digital platform by integrating new ICT technologies, including IoT, AI, big data, video, converged communications and GIS, to lay the foundation of the future digital world. According to a major independent market research firm, the Dell ‘ Oro group , Huawei has risen to number one in terms of its share of the global market for indoor Wi-Fi 6 access points outside North America, between the third quarter of 2018 and 2019, thanks to its offer of quality services to customers in various sectors such as education, retail, healthcare and manufacturing.
On the other hand, in 2019 Huawei launched CloudEngine 16800, an industry first as the first data center switch in the AI era, commercially deployed in more than 150 enterprise data centers worldwide. For its part, its three OptiX, namely OptiXtrans, OptiXaccess and OptiXstar, have been adopted by more than 3,800 companies in 158 countries and regions. According to a Gartner report, published in September 2019, Huawei storage products have taken place in the leaders area of the Magic Quadrant. In addition, Huawei has also launched two flagship solutions on the corporate market – HiCampus and HiDC – by leveraging its advanced technologies (5G, optical transmission,
To help public administrations and businesses achieve digital transformation and accelerate its development in different sectors
Huawei has extensive experience in public administrations and companies wishing to go digital alongside it. In areas such as smart cities, campuses, transportation, energy, manufacturing and education, Huawei, working with global partners, has successfully deployed innovative business models and solutions ‘a new added value.
Since 2019, Huawei has been associated with more than 4,200 providers serving more than 50,000 customers worldwide. Its participation in smart city projects has exceeded 200 cities in more than 40 countries and regions, not to mention that the company has helped more than 1,000 financial institutions, helping them to carry out their digital transformation in terms of inclusive finance. , data-driven service innovation and an open banking system. In the rail sector, Huawei serves more than 170 urban lines in more than 70 cities around the world, working to build integrated transport systems for them. On the campus side, an area where the experience of its own digital transformation is its foundation, Huawei has built smart campuses for more than 300 customers. Elsewhere, in various sectors,
To energize business partners and build a thriving ecosystem
Focused on the business market, Huawei has established 13 OpenLabs around the globe where partners benefit from support for joint innovation of solutions, as well as in many fields (marketing, culture / talent training, finance, supply chains and computer systems), leading them to improve themselves by improving their capacities and accelerating their transformation in a spirit of shared success. Committed to sharing its experience, technology and talent culture standards, Huawei has worked with a large number of educational authorities, universities and other players in the ecosystem, worldwide , in order to build an ecosystem which, because it is open and beneficial, will cultivate ICT talents and accelerate sectoral digitization.
In the future, the integrated application of 5G, the cloud and AI will lead to a new world where all things feel, stay connected and act intelligently. Huawei will develop innovative products based on these technologies and respond to customer needs by providing them with adapted solutions that bring intelligence to the service of different business sectors and a springboard to increased development potential for customers who want to move to digital.
All the financial statements that make up the 2019 annual report have been independently audited by KPMG, an international accounting firm that is one of the Big Four.