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GITEX Africa 2024: Morocco’s Digital Transition Minister Explores Huawei's Tech Innovations

Saturday 15 June 2024 - 12:10
GITEX Africa 2024: Morocco’s Digital Transition Minister Explores Huawei's Tech Innovations

As a diamond sponsor of GITEX Africa 2024, Huawei is at the forefront of technological advancements in the region.

Morocco’s Minister Delegate in Charge of Digital Transition and Administrative Reform, Ghita Mezzour, made a notable visit to Huawei’s stand at GITEX Africa 2024. Guided by David Li, General Manager of Huawei Morocco, the visit provided an in-depth look at Huawei’s latest technologies and its vision for the digital future of Morocco and Africa.

During her tour, Minister Mezzour explored Huawei’s cutting-edge advancements in various sectors, including education, connectivity, and the automotive industry. The visit underscored the critical importance of collaboration among digital ecosystem stakeholders to achieve an inclusive and sustainable digital transformation, aligning seamlessly with Morocco’s strategic objectives.

Huawei’s stand, a centerpiece at the exhibition, was meticulously divided into three sections: New Value, New Ecosystem, and New Infrastructure. This design offered visitors a comprehensive tour of the digital world, showcasing Huawei's innovative, futuristic, and sustainable solutions. Conceived and executed by Huawei, the stand provided a glimpse into the group's pioneering approaches to transforming digital landscapes across multiple sectors.

According to a company statement, Minister Mezzour's visit was an invaluable opportunity for productive discussions about digital advancements and for discovering Huawei's latest technological innovations across various domains.

Huawei’s significant presence at Africa’s premier tech and startup event included hosting a series of conferences and roundtables to promote its solutions and address the myriad challenges facing Africa’s digital transition and the adoption of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI).

One of the marquee events hosted by Huawei was the Data Storage Summit, which brought together industry leaders and partners from across Africa to discuss the latest advancements and strategies in data infrastructure for the AI era. Under the theme “Data Awakening: Building Leading AI-Ready Data Infrastructure,” the event provided a platform for Huawei to showcase its latest innovations. Christophe Grenier, CTO of Huawei Northern Africa Data Center, introduced several cutting-edge solutions designed to support AI-ready data infrastructure.

Grenier unveiled Huawei’s latest 128 TB SSDs, aimed at enhancing data storage capabilities and driving digital transformation across Africa. This innovation addresses the increasing demands for data storage and processing in AI applications.

Additionally, Huawei organized a roundtable where top executives engaged in insightful conversations with journalists, shedding light on the challenges and opportunities of digitalization on the continent. The discussion delved into sector-specific digitalization efforts, highlighting the diverse applications of technology across industries. One of the central themes of the roundtable was the challenge of connectivity, emphasizing the necessity for robust digital infrastructure to support Africa's growing technological landscape.

In conclusion, Huawei's strong presence at GITEX Africa 2024 not only showcased its technological prowess but also highlighted the collaborative efforts needed to drive Africa's digital transformation forward.

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