Dr. Alaa Elshimy, the Managing Director and Senior Vice President for the Middle East and Central Asia Region at Huawei Enterprise Business Group, speaks about his company’s participation at the event
Tell us about your participation at GITEX 2023. Which products and solutions will you be showcasing at the event?
Huawei will participate in GITEX GLOBAL 2023 as a Gold Sponsor and lead sponsor for the cybersecurity program, Cyber Valley. We will emphasize our commitment to helping industries leverage intelligence, digitalization, and AI-driven technologies. At the event, we will showcase a wide range of products and solutions, including intelligent industry solutions tailored to sectors such as public services, finance, oil & gas, electric power, transportation, and ISP.
We will also exhibit our comprehensive enterprise solutions portfolio, covering data communication, storage, optical, wireless, intelligent collaboration, and services. Additionally, we will introduce the HUAWEI eKit sub-brand designed for SMEs and commercial market solutions. Further, our cloud offerings will be highlighted, including the “AI for Industries” strategy and Huawei Cloud Stack 8.3.0. We will also demonstrate our commitment to green ICT and our cybersecurity leadership.
What are your expectations from the event this year?
Our expectations from GITEX 2023 include furthering collaboration with regional partners and customers to maximize strategic opportunities through AI, cloud, advanced networks, and digital power technologies. We aim to foster innovation and promote sustainability while upholding robust cybersecurity best practices. We seek to explore industry-specific scenarios and build a solid computing backbone to power new AI models and applications.
What will be your theme of participation at GITEX 2023?
The theme of our participation at GITEX 2023 is ‘Accelerate Intelligence.’ We will explore how AI is deeply integrated into industries, serving diverse industry scenarios and enabling organizations to innovate and grow rapidly.
Do you plan to run any online engagements, such as webinars and offline engagements, such as tech talks, demos, keynotes, and so on, alongside GITEX 2023?
Yes, alongside GITEX 2023, Huawei experts will actively participate in keynotes, panel discussions, and tech talks. These discussions will cover topics related to cybersecurity, intelligent connectivity, sustainability, and industry-specific roadmaps. Visitors can expect engaging offline engagements such as demos and discussions. Additionally, we will provide information about joint efforts between Huawei, its customers, and partners to provide easy-to-use industry solutions that promote digital security and trustworthiness.
How have your regional strategies changed in recent months?
Our regional strategies have evolved to prioritize digitalization, intelligence, and sustainability. We are increasing our strategic investment in the commercial market, focusing on SMEs and their digital needs. Our commitment to sustainability aligns with global initiatives, and we are actively participating in events like GITEX GLOBAL to showcase our advancements in AI, green technology, and cybersecurity. We aim to work together with all our partners and customers in the region to deep dive into industry-specific scenarios and build a solid computing backbone to power countless new AI models and applications. Together, we can help all industries become intelligent and help them do it faster.