Huawei South Africa has announced the availability of its Intent-Driven CloudCampus solution to its enterprise customers at the Huawei Rethink IP event that took place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton.
The CloudCampus solution adopts the ‘intelligent, simplified, converged, secure and open’ design concepts and leverages cloud management technology to implement centralised multi-tenant management and scales to manage up to several millions network elements. This allows users to take full advantage of high-performance network platforms and automation tools on the cloud implement day-level Wi-Fi network deployment.
“A better connected world is fast approaching,” said Kameshwar Rao Sorda, Solutions Director, Huawei Enterprise Southern Africa.
“Fast-growing technologies such as Big Data, cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile Internet are driving society to the next level of intelligence. It is predicted that by 2025, there will be more than 100 billion connections worldwide and digital transformation will thrive in diverse sectors like commercial, education, transportation, and manufacturing.”
Huawei CampusInsight, which is the first module of the CloudCampus, analyses the network performance for each user at each moment, based on billions of user data records. It improves the identification rate of potential faults by 85%, ensuring optimal service experience. CampusInsight collects network and application data from network devices in real time and on demand. Big Data and AI technologies are used to implement network fault analysis and proactive prediction. As a result, CampusInsight helps build a predictive, self-healing, closed-loop system with added visibility for each user in real-time.
“By introducing a new architecture for Intent-Driven Network (IDN), Huawei CloudCampus helps enterprises build future-proof wired and wireless networks that feature uncompromised user experience, automated service provisioning and O&M and converged access,” added Sorda.
In addition to CampusInsight, the second campus module is the campus network automation solution Software-Defined Campus (SD-Campus). It implements full life-cycle automation of physical and virtual networks from planning and deployment to O&M. It is designed for medium and large-sized campus networks and leverages Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and cloud technologies to automate network deployment, roll-out of virtual networks and user/application-oriented policy management. These features help to reduce operating expenses by 80%.
The findings of the Huawei 2017 Global Connectivity Index, which surveyed 3,000 enterprises from a range of industries, show that connectivity enables enterprises to break regional boundaries and respond to customer faster, improving their productivity, efficiency, and competitiveness in the marketplace.
In the future, digital transformation will drive enterprises to roll out their businesses at a higher speed. Networks will need to respond quickly to market and operation needs, creating unprecedented challenges for networks.
Huawei CloudCampus solution will continue to evolve based on the IDN philosophy and gradually will add more solutions and products to adapt to more specific application scenarios. In doing so, Huawei aims to make campus networks truly understand enterprise users’ business intent and implement automatic, intelligent network deployment and management, laying a solid foundation for the enterprise digital platform.