Huawei and Intel Sign Strategic Partnership Memorandum

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd has signed a strategic partnership memorandum with Intel Corporation.

Both companies will strengthen their existing collaboration in technological collaboration, product R&D, and joint-marketing initiatives, to drive the advancement of big data technologies. Jin Huang, VP of the Huawei IT Product Line, and Rose Schooler, VP of Intel's data center group and GM of the communications and storage infrastructure group, officiated the signing ceremony.

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According to the memorandum, the two firms will establish a core technical team to conduct cooperation in technology architecture and R&D roadmap sharing, joint development, verification, and optimization of products, solutions, and cutting-edge technologies. The two companies will also start a marketing cooperation in multiple aspects, including marketing strategies, trade fair cooperation, and joint branding initiatives.

Leveraging complementing technology capabilities and strengths, such as Huawei's big data solution based on Huawei OceanStor 9000 storage system and Intel's scalable storage and software-defined storage technologies in big data, Huawei and Intel will develop a scalable storage solution based on Intel's architecture. Backed by Intel's strength in architecture, the Huawei OceanStor 9000 big storage system will provide industry performance, scalability, and super-large single file system sharing for unstructured data, which will bring higher application values to customers.

"Intel has always been committed to providing a core platform for computing innovation. With sustained innovative computing capabilities, Intel powers its partners in the data center field, laying the cornerstone of innovation," said Schooler. "Through signing this strategic cooperation agreement, we want to deepen our innovative cooperation with Huawei and utilize each other's strength in technological R&D and resources to provide a lasting driving force for industrial development. Both Huawei and Intel hope that more and more global customers and partners can make better use of Intel's technologies to address challenges and opportunities brought by enterprise business transition."

Stemming from the shared vision between Huawei and Intel in big storage domain, this cooperation marks the commitment between Huawei and Intel SD storage solution partner. It also aligns with Huawei strategy to cooperate with IT companies to build a harmonious and mutually beneficial industry ecosystem.

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