Huawei recently held its 16th annual Global Analyst Summit. The theme of Huawei's Global Analyst Summit 2019 was "Building a Fully Connected, Intelligent World".

In this event, more than 680 industry and financial analysts, key opinion leaders, and media representatives from many different industries, including telecoms, Internet, and finance participated along with Huawei and discussed about how to build a fully connected, intelligent world through continuous innovation.

Huawei Global Analyst Summit - HAS 2019

Ken Hu, Huawei's Deputy Chairman pointed out the fact that 5G is being deployed much faster than expected, and the development of 5G device is matching the development of 5G network for the first time in history. According to Huawei's forecasts, the world will have 2.8 billion 5G users by the end of 2025 and to support these large numbers of users, Huawei is aiming to develop simple, powerful, and intelligent networks, to continuously create value for its customers.

The wide adoption of AI is accelerating cloud adoption in enterprises. As part of Huawei's larger market position, Hu explained, they consider cloud competition to actually be AI competition. Hu said, "With our strategic investment in AI, we are confident that we will lead in the race in the new cloud track."

Huawei Global Analyst Summit - HAS 2019

William Xu, Director of the Board and President of the Institute of Strategic Research of Huawei, emphasized that the Innovation 2.0 is the way forward for the ICT industry today. and how Huawei is moving into an Innovation 2.0 state to build a fully connected, intelligent world.

Through its Innovation 2.0 strategy, Huawei is aiming to overcome the bottlenecks in theories and basic technologies that have hindered the development of ICT. Huawei has established the Institute of Strategic Research, headed by Willaim Xu, for successful completion of Innovation 2.0.

At the Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2019, Huawei made several announcements related to Innovation 2.0 program. Huawei officially launched its Atlas AI computing platform, which unlocks supreme computing power to help customers embrace an AI-fueled future.

Huawei Global Analyst Summit - HAS 2019

Huawei Atlas AI computing platform is powered by Huawei’s Ascend series AI processors. Huawei Atlas AI computing platform offers various product form factors, such as accelerator modules, cards, AI edge stations, and appliances. It provides an all-scenario AI infrastructure solution for the device-edge-cloud, and can be applied to numerous fields from smart cities to the Internet to electrical power systems.

In collaboration with its business partners of VR OpenLab—including NVIDIA, BOE, Cyber Cloud, Letin VR, Skyworth VR, Pico, DPVR, iQIY, and Growlib—Huawei also launched the Dual-G Cloud VE Initiative during the Summit.

Huawei Global Analyst Summit - HAS 2019

Dual-G Cloud VE Initiative will see Huawei iLab and X Labs used as incubation centers to collaborate with content, platform, and terminal service providers, as well as chip and screen vendors, in an aim to promote continuous innovation in the industry while accelerating the large-scale commercial use of Cloud VR.

During the IT Infrastructure Track at HAS, Meng Guangbin, President of Intelligent Storage and Data Management Domain, Huawei’s IT Product Line, shared the info that Huawei globally ranked first for growth rate of all-flash storage market share in 2018. Huawei Intelligent Storage has gained 40% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from the year 2012 to 2018.

In addition, Huawei launched AirEngine, its first Wi-Fi 6 commercial product that builds on the company’s 5G strengths. AirEngine has passed the highest performance verification of the Tolly Group, an international authoritative test organization. Huawei 5G smart antenna and intelligent application acceleration technologies increase the Wi-Fi coverage area by 50 percent, shorten the Wi-Fi network latency to 10 milliseconds, and achieve an optimal mobile experience.

Huawei Global Analyst Summit - HAS 2019

At the  HAS 2019, InterContinental Shenzhen, Shenzhen Telecom, and Huawei has signed a strategic cooperation agreement to create the world’s first 5G smart hotel. For this, Huawei will be providing the hotel industry’s first end-to-end 5G network with integrated terminals and cloud applications that will enable InterContinental Shenzhen to provide guests with the ultimate innovative luxury experiences..

Huawei also announced its new brand strategy for IP networking at the  HAS 2019 event and unveiled four new engine series products for the IP network in the intelligence era.

Huawei Global Analyst Summit - HAS 2019

Ken Hu, Huawei's Deputy Chairman, shared the company's insight into industry trends and strategic determination, saying;
The intelligent world is already here. We can touch it. The ICT industry is currently facing unprecedented development opportunities
William Xu, Director of the Board and President of the Institute of Strategic Research of Huawei, commented;
In innovation 1.0, we have focused on providing innovative products, technologies, and solutions that meet customer needs. In Innovation 2.0, we aim to steer innovation and drive innovations in theories and basic technologies that can promote social progress.