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Siraj Syed

Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. He is a Film Festival Correspondent since 1976, Film-critic since 1969 and a Feature-writer since 1970. 



ConnecTechASia/CommunicAsia 2018, V: Huawei offers Innovation and Digital Transformation for Vertical Businesses

ConnecTechASia/CommunicAsia 2018, V:  Huawei offers Innovation and Digital Transformation for Vertical Businesses

 Huawei takes part in ConnecTechAsia 2018, Singapore, the region’s significant Information and Communications Technology (ICT) showcase, every year, with a series of cutting edge innovations and valuable business practices for customers and partners in Asia. Sharing more than 30 solutions, it caters to over 10 vertical industries, including government and public sector, finance and banking, transportation, to name a few, Huawei aims to brings to digital to every person, home, organisation for a fully connected, intelligent world.

As a global leading ICT service provider, Huawei has successfully helped customers across various verticals in their business achievements over the past 30 years, and continue to with the partners in this ecosystem to push for a breakthrough to reach a new digital era. From technology for niche industries such as Smart City, Smart Education, ISP, and Transportation, to innovative and trending 5G network and solutions, Huawei’s end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and service are competitive and secure.

Minister of Communications and Information, Singapore, S. Iswaran (right) and Daniel Zhou

“With the digital transformation of industries, the businesses of our customers are often a stronger driving force than any technology by itself. Huawei is committed to carrying out joint innovations with customers and partners, and helping customers across industries including government and public sectors, financial services, energy, transportation, and ISP to achieve digital upgrades with ‘agility and intelligence’ at the core. Today, there are a total of 197 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, including 45 of the top 100, that have chosen Huawei as their partner in digital transformation,” said Daniel Zhou, President of Huawei Southern Pacific Enterprise Business Group.

In the transformation process, customers, partners, and Huawei, each have their very own unique advantages. For instance, customers understand their businesses, where partners leverage knowledge of how to transform the business needs of customers into industry applications, and Huawei innovates hardware and software ICT infrastructures, to support customers’ businesses.

According to Lim Chee Siong, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Huawei Southern Pacific Region, “We are now entering an intelligent world, pioneering the intelligent world with a focus on ICT infrastructure, Cloud and smart devices allows us to keep up with the fast changing of the world. We continue to support our customers in the telecommunications and carrier industry to digitise their network infrastructure, operational systems and business transformations thereby realising their long-term business aspirations in the age of digitisation. 5G will soon help users to realise the vision of Artificial Intelligent that drive the convergence of the digital and physical worlds. To be compatible with such space-age future, every industry must transform.”

Huawei strives to build an open and collaborative ecosystem founded on shared success to provide the best products, services, and solutions to customers. Global software and service providers--Microsoft, Accenture, SAP and Honeywell have joined Huawei as its global partners, showcasing business practices in digital transformation, and demonstrating joint innovative ICT technologies, such as Hybrid Cloud Solution for AzureStack, SAP S/4 Hana and joint solutions in Smart City to promote open, collaborative, win-win ecosystems to advance the vision of a fully connected and intelligent world.

At ConnecTechAsia 2018, Huawei showcased solutions and products for Smart and Safe City, Smart Transportation, Digital Banking, Smart Education, ISP, Cloud Data Center, Smart Campus, 5G and more.


Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – it is committed to bringing digital technology to every person, home and organisation, for a fully connected, intelligent world.

At Huawei, they invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. They have more than 180,000 employees, and operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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About Siraj Syed

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Siraj Syed is a film-critic since 1970 and a Former President of the Freelance Film Journalists' Combine of India.

He is the India Correspondent of and a member of FIPRESCI, the international Federation of Film Critics, Munich, Germany

Siraj Syed has contributed over 1,015 articles on cinema, international film festivals, conventions, exhibitions, etc., most recently, at IFFI (Goa), MIFF (Mumbai), MFF/MAMI (Mumbai) and CommunicAsia (Singapore). He often edits film festival daily bulletins.

He is also an actor and a dubbing artiste. Further, he has been teaching media, acting and dubbing at over 30 institutes in India and Singapore, since 1984.

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