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Huawei solution to bridge the gap between the physical network and business goals

Huawei solution to bridge the gap between the physical network and business goals

At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Huawei launched the Intent-Driven Network solution. This solution will bridge the gaps between the physical network and business goals by creating a digital twin of the network infrastructure.

Through service intention understanding, automatic network policy deployment and continuous optimization, this solution provides ultimate experience for each user in each application at each moment and defends against ubiquitous unknown attacks, building an intelligent, simplified, ultra-broadband, secure, and open digital network platform for enterprises.

Gartner’s latest survey[1] of 3,160 global CIOs from 15 industries shows that, on average, digitization contributes to about 20% of the revenues of their enterprises, and there are about 35% business processes that have already been digitalized. Enterprises’ digital transformation increasingly relies on the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and is reshaped by artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, and cloud technologies, making real-time user experience perception, adaptive optimization and predictive operation crucial to improving the efficiency of enterprise digital transformation.

Huawei’s Intent-Driven Network solution introduces Big Data and AI technologies into All-Cloud Networks. The solution is driven by business logic and service strategies based around end user experience, helping enterprises construct user-centric digital networks.

Huawei’s Intent-Driven Network solution enables scenario-specific high-level automation and intelligence, including proactive business intention identification, automatic end-to-end network configuration, real-time user experience perception, predictive analysis and proactive optimization. The Intent-Driven Network can also function as the industry-oriented open platform of enterprises. It provides extensive open APIs, development and programming tools, and verified industrial applications, building an extensive application ecosystem.

Kevin Hu, President of Huawei Network Product Line, said, “Huawei’s Intent-Driven Network solution will center on user experience and effectively meet end users’ demands around user experience to enable enterprises to embrace the intelligent society of connectivity of everything and achieve business success.” (Huawei).


 

 

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Following reverse listing, public can now acquire shareholding in Paratus Namibia

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20 February 2020, Windhoek, Namibia: Paratus Namibia Holdings (PNH) was founded as Nimbus Infrastructure Limited (“Nimbus”), Namibia’s first Capital Pool Company listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange (“NSX”).

Although targeting an initial capital raising of N$300 million, Nimbus nonetheless managed to secure funding to the value of N$98 million through its CPC listing. With a mandate to invest in ICT infrastructure in sub-Sahara Africa, it concluded management agreements with financial partner Cirrus and technology partner, Paratus Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd (“Paratus Namibia”).

Paratus Namibia Managing Director, Andrew Hall

Its first investment was placed in Paratus Namibia, a fully licensed communications operator in Namibia under regulation of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN). Nimbus has since been able to increase its capital asset base to close to N$500 million over the past two years.

In order to streamline further investment and to avoid duplicating potential ICT projects in the market between Nimbus and Paratus Namibia, it was decided to consolidate the operations.

Publishing various circulars to shareholders, Nimbus took up a 100% shareholding stake in Paratus Namibia in 2019 and proceeded to apply to have its name changed to Paratus Namibia Holdings with a consolidated board structure to ensure streamlined operations between the capital holdings and the operational arm of the business.

This transaction was approved by the Competitions Commission as well as CRAN, following all the relevant regulatory approvals as well as the necessary requirements in terms of corporate governance structures.

Paratus Namibia has evolved as a fully comprehensive communications operator in Namibia and operates as the head office of the Paratus Group in Africa. Paratus has established a pan-African footprint with operations in six African countries, being: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia.

The group has achieved many successes over the years of which more recently includes the building of the Trans-Kalahari Fibre (TKF) project, which connects from the West Africa Cable System (WACS) eastward through Namibia to Botswana and onward to Johannesburg. The TKF also extends northward through Zambia to connect to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, which made Paratus the first operator to connect the west and east coast of Africa under one Autonomous System Number (ASN).

This means that Paratus is now “exporting” internet capacity to landlocked countries such as Zambia, Botswana, the DRC with more countries to be targeted, and through its extensive African network, Paratus is well-positioned to expand the network even further into emerging ICT territories.

PNH as a fully-listed entity on the NSX, is therefore now the 100% shareholder of Paratus Namibia thereby becoming a public company. PNH is ready to invest in the future of the ICT environment in Namibia. The public is therefore invited and welcome to acquire shares in Paratus Namibia Holdings by speaking to a local stockbroker registered with the NSX. The future is bright, and the opportunities are endless.