IBM and Huawei come together to develop enterprise solutions

By TelecomLead Team: IBM’s enterprise consultancy has collaborated with Huawei to
develop enterprise solutions, primarily for Chinese companies but with global

The jointly developed platform is called Smart
Workspace@Mobile, which will involve Huawei’s device management systems.

The solution will apply IBM’s experience with enterprise
resource planning, customer relationship management and supply chain
management, to create a combined solution to be pushed heavily into the energy
and retail industries.

Huawei wants its smartphones embedded into businesses, and
to give those businesses a reason to buy its tablets too.

On the other hand, IBM wants to push its Chinese presence
and tap into the expediently expanding market, which it hopes to do with
Huawei’s help, but to Huawei this is just another step on the road to global

Both companies believe enterprises are posed to make greater
use of mobile workers and want to be ready to exploit that market in China and

The collaboration with IBM will position Huawei not just a
manufacturer of networking kit and Android handsets but as a full-service

Huawei pins its plans to a projection which sees an 80
per cent of businesses making their staff work on the move by the end of next

Recently, Huawei
launched PowerCube, hybrid power solutions, the world’s first micro-grid system
communications sites, at Mobile World Congress 2012.

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