Open Telekom Cloud engineered by Huawei and operated by T-Systems launched at CeBIT 2016 to deliver flexible and convenient cloud services
[Hanover, Germany, March 14, 2016] On March 14, 2016 at CeBIT 2016, Deutsche Telekom announced the launch of Open Telekom Cloud. The new public cloud platform will provide European enterprises of all sizes with on-demand, pay-as-you-go, secure cloud services to respond to fast changing market conditions. Huawei was selected as the hardware and software solution provider for Open Telekom Cloud.
Deutsche Telekom is driving digitization in Germany and across Europe. Huawei’s innovative hardware and software including servers, storage, networking and Cloud OS solutions provide the infrastructure and expert technical support for its new public cloud services, which will accelerate Deutsche Telekom’s position in the European cloud services market.
“We are adding a new, transformational cloud offering to our existing portfolio of cloud services,” said Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Höttges at CeBIT in Hanover. “For our business customers in Europe this is an important new service to support their digitization, and a critical milestone for us in our ambition to be the leading provider of cloud services in Europe.”
Commenting on the deal, Huawei Rotating CEO Eric Xu said: “Huawei and Deutsche Telekom have a common strategy and vision in terms of cloud computing. Both parties have the dedication, experience and talent to serve enterprises, as well as outstanding public cloud technology and skills.”
“The strategic partnership allows each party to fully play to their strengths, providing enterprises and the industry with various innovative public cloud services that are beyond those provided by over-the-top content players. At Huawei, we are confident that, with esteemed partners like Deutsche Telekom, we can turn Open Telekom Cloud into the standard of public cloud services for the industry at large.”