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Huawei expands telco partner ecosystem to accelerate digital transformation

17 May 2017

Huawei has expanded their Telco OS Partner Program in a move the company says will stimulate joint go-to-market approaches and solutions with Service (SI) partners.

Within this initiative, Huawei also announced that it has signed an Alliance Memorandum of Understanding with Infosys to explore point solutions in the Business Support Systems (BSS) domain.

Huawei says its Telco OS Partner Program is a communications industry-specific initiative designed to establish partner relationships that accelerate the digital transformation of Communication Service Providers (CSPs) across their BSS, Operations Support System (OSS) and Big Data functional domains.

Initially focused on Delivery Service Vendors (DSV) to augment project delivery, and Solution (ISV) partners to augment the productised solutions being delivered, the program has to date over 1,000 engineers certified acrid 57 different projects in 39 countries around the world, leveraging over 30 ISV products.

With the expansion, the program now includes Service partners to accelerate the delivery of joint solutions based on Huawei Telco OS products and partner consulting, systems integration and application management services. 

President of BES Product Line at Huawei Software, Ken Kang says the company is focused on applying its deep understanding of the telco industry to deliver innovative software products that have the potential to transform the business performance of their customers.

“We are now expanding further our partner ecosystem to include Service partners where together we can accelerate the capture of project benefits, reducing transformation risk and optimising the cost to transform for our customers"

“The Alliance Memorandum of Understanding between Huawei and Infosys, that follows the expansion of this Program, brings together Huawei's industry leading BSS products and Infosys' strength in Consulting, Systems Integration and Application Development and Maintenance (ADM) services.”

Kang says the two parties will explore joint solution innovation and labs, promoting collaborative solutions to customers and business partners.

"This alliance leverages Huawei's product innovation and Infosys' services innovation to create unique and compelling joint solutions which can help renew and create value for the communications services industry,” says Avi Kulshrestha, Industry Head of Communications Media, Entertainment & Global OEM Business at Infosys.

“It further gives Infosys a unique advantage and value proposition to be able to help advise our clients on the Huawei product suite."

Kang says the collaboration will enable the two parties to drive digital transformation success and business performance improvement for their customers.

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