Saturday, 23 March 2019

Bridging networks and business intent to Activate Intelligence

By Kevin Hu, President of Huawei Network Product Line
Friday 21 December 18

As the digital transformation of global industries continues to pick up pace, enterprise networks need to not only provide basic connectivity, but also better serve future business needs of enterprises and industries. There are three major ways this can be achieved. (1) Fully understanding enterprise business needs and being able to respond quickly; (2) Solving issues predictively to deliver five-nines reliability for industries such as finance; and (3) Developing programmability to enable the integration of enterprise digital systems with more third-party vendors. All pose a huge challenge on existing enterprise networks, making transformation of the entire enterprise network imperative. Learning from the best We've witnessed a number of pioneers in manufacturing, transportation, and finance making very successful forays into digital transformation. Their explorations provide valuable reference for enterprise network transformation. Leading manufacturers have introduced automation, allowing them to coordinate the management of administration and production with second-level precision. Harley-Davidson, for example, can now complete the assembly of a motorcycle (all 1,200 parts) in just 89 seconds, slashing the time from customer order to delivery from 21 days to six hours. Through open, automated, and efficient coordination…

As the digital transformation of global industries continues to pick up pace, enterprise networks need to not only provide basic connectivity, but also better serve future business needs of enterprises and industries. There are three major ways this can be achieved. (1) Fully understanding enterprise business needs and being able to respond quickly; (2) Solving issues predictively to deliver five-nines reliability for industries such as finance; and (3) Developing programmability to enable the integration of enterprise digital systems with more third-party vendors. All pose a huge challenge on existing enterprise networks, making transformation of the entire enterprise network imperative. Learning from the best We've witnessed a number of pioneers in manufacturing, transportation, and finance making very successful forays into digital transformation. Their explorations provide valuable reference for enterprise network transformation. Leading manufacturers have introduced automation, allowing them to coordinate the management of administration and production with second-level precision. Harley-Davidson, for example, can now complete the assembly of a motorcycle (all 1,200 parts) in just 89 seconds, slashing the time from customer order to delivery from 21 days to six hours. Through open, automated, and efficient coordination…

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