[Bangkok, Thailand, September 19, 2022] HUAWEI CONNECT 2022, Huawei’s 7th
annual flagship event for the global ICT industry, began today in Bangkok. The theme
of this year’s event is “Unleash Digital,” gathering over 10,000 ICT industry leaders,
experts, and partners from around the world to explore how to more effectively unleash
digital productivity, promote the digital economy, and build up stronger digital
At the event, Huawei shared the steps it’s taking to advance digital development across
a wide range of industries, and released 15+ innovative cloud services for the global
Three initiatives to help all industries go digital
To kick off the event, Ken Hu, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman, delivered a keynote
outlining three ways the ICT ecosystem can help break through common barriers in
digital transformation:
 Boost digital infrastructure, including more robust connectivity and stronger,
more diverse computing resources.
 Help organizations go beyond simple cloud adoption and truly make the most
of cloud, focusing on advanced technology services that drive leapfrog
 Build out local digital ecosystems, including partner development,
strengthening the digital talent pool, and providing more support for SMEs.
GDP growth has been unstable over the past two years. However, the digital economy
has seen consistent growth on a global scale – more than 15% in 2021. This has
prompted many organizations to transform their operations and service offerings with
next-generation digital technology.
“Going digital is clearly the right choice,” said Hu. “The demand is there, and so are the
technologies. The world is unleashing digital productivity, and it’s happening right now.”

Ken Hu, Rotating Chairman at Huawei, speaking at HUAWEI CONNECT 2022

New Huawei Cloud Region in Indonesia, and 15+ new services
At the event, Zhang Ping’an, the CEO of Huawei Cloud, announced the launch of new
Huawei Cloud Regions in Indonesia and Ireland. By the end of 2022, Huawei Cloud will
operate 75 availability zones in 29 regions around the world, boosting services for more
than 170 countries and regions.
Huawei Cloud and its partners also took this opportunity to launch the “Go Cloud, Go
Global” ecosystem plan. With a focus on Everything as a Service, the plan is designed
to accelerate the development of a global digital industry ecosystem for joint innovation
and shared success.
Focusing on Everything as a Service, Huawei Cloud is committed to building the
industry-leading platform for innovations on the cloud. As part of these efforts,
Jacqueline Shi, President of Huawei Cloud’s Global Marketing and Sales Service,
announced the global launch of 15+ new advanced services, including Huawei Cloud
CCE Turbo, Ubiquitous Cloud Native Service (UCS), Pangu wave model, DataArts
LakeFormation, Virtual Live, CodeCheck and CloudTest, KooMessage, KooSearch,
Ken Hu, Rotating Chairman at Huawei, speaking at HUAWEI CONNECT 2022

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and KooGallery.

Building out local ecosystems for shared success
At the event, Huawei reinforced its commitment to open collaboration and shared
success. The company called for governments and enterprises to work more closely
together to cultivate local digital ecosystems that build up innovation partners,
strengthen the talent pool, and support startups.
In his keynote, Simon Lin, the President of Huawei Asia-Pacific Region, released the
Digital First Economy whitepaper that delves into targeted policy suggestions for digital
infrastructure construction and digital economy development in the Asia-Pacific region.
“The Asia-Pacific region is standing at the forefront of the global digital landscape,”
said Lin. “Huawei is committed to becoming a key contributor to the digital economy in
the region. We will keep supporting its digitalization and sustainable development
efforts, and building out the industry ecosystem.”
At the event, a distinguished group of government representatives from the Asia-Pacific
region also took the stage to share the progress they have made with advancing digital
economy development in their respective countries. These include H.E. Supattanapong
Punmeechaow, Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy; H.E. Chaiwut
Thanakamanusorn, Minister of Digital Economy and Society of the Kingdom of
Thailand; H.E. Airlangga Hartarto, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs of the
Republic of Indonesia; H.E. Muhammad Abdul Mannan, Planning Minister of
Bangladesh; H.E. David Almirol, Undersecretary of E-Government, Department of
Information and Communications Technology, Philippines; and Dr. Yang Mee Eng,
Executive Director of the ASEAN Foundation.
The three-day conference in Bangkok is the first stop on HUAWEI CONNECT’s global
tour in 2022. Featuring two keynote sessions, six summits, as well as multiple breakout
sessions and demos, this year’s event dives into the challenges that governments and
enterprises face at all stages of their digital transformation journey, Huawei’s
advancements in digital infrastructure, as well as the company’s latest cloud services
and ecosystem partner solutions.


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HUAWEI CONNECT is an industry conference held for the global ICT industry. It aims
to build an open, cooperative, and shared platform. Industry thought leaders, business
executives, technical experts, pioneers, ecosystem partners, application service
providers, and developers are welcome to work with us to promote industrial
innovation, and build an open and win-win ecosystem. HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 has
started a global journey, reaching Bangkok, Thailand, Dubai, UAE, Paris, France, and
Shenzhen, China, to engage with you in unleashing digital. For more information,
please visit the official website of HUAWEI CONNECT at

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