Huawei to invest $220m to foster cloud ecosystem

Staff Correspondent

27 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Huawei to invest $220m to foster cloud ecosystem

Huawei has announced a $220 million investment into its Huawei Developer Programme 2.0 in 2021 that will include the Huawei Cloud Partner Innovation Programme, Kunpeng OpenMind Project, and Ascend OpenMind Project.

The announcement came in the 2021 Huawei Developer Conference (HDC.Cloud 2021) at University Town in Shenzhen, China on Monday, said a press release.

During the event,  Executive Director of Huawei, and CEO of Huawei's Cloud BU and Consumer Business Group Richard Yu was preset as the keynote speaker.

In his speech, Yu said that by 2025, 100 percent of enterprises around the globe will be utilising cloud technology and  cloud is the future of the ICT industry and the foundation for enterprises' digital transformation.

Huawei will continue to open its technological innovation capabilities and work with developers and partners to accelerate the cloud and intelligent transformation of business, he added.

In addition, at the Huawei Developer Conference (HDC.Cloud) 2021, Huawei launched six innovative products and services, including Huawei Cloud CCE Turbo cloud container cluster, CloudIDE intelligent programming assistant, GaussDB(for openGauss) database, Trusted Intelligent Computing Service (TICS), Pangu Model (including the world's largest Chinese NLP model and CV model), and infrastructure software for diversified computing.

These six products deliver new levels of efficiency and quality to help developers push new frontiers.

The three-day event will also feature technical summits, training camps, code labs, developer carnivals, and a variety of forums featuring teachers, young talents, and Huawei luminaries.

This event brings together the industry's top minds, talent from the academia, and  leaders from the developer ecosystem, together to discuss the latest trends in cloud, AI, computing, and open source.