Huawei helps foster a prosperous open-source ecosystem at LC3 debut in China

Via Huawei Corporate News

Jun 21, 2017

[Beijing, China, June 21, 2017] LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen (LC3) took place in Beijing from June 19th to 20th, 2017. Huawei collaborated with the Linux Foundation as a strategic sponsor to introduce the first ever LC3 conference in China. Their shared goal was to promote the rapid development of the open-source industry in China. At the conference, Huawei released ServiceComb, an open-source microservice framework, and announced the establishment of the open-source iSula container OS community.

Peixin Hou, Huawei's Chief Architect of Open Software and Systems, delivers a keynote speech

Peixin Hou delivered a keynote speech titled "Cloud and Open Source Facilitate Digital Transformation for Enterprises".

“The next decade will be crucial for enterprises' digital transformation and that cloud and open-source technologies will facilitate this transformation. Huawei has built a centralized cloud platform based on open-source architecture to support the seamless deployment and migration of applications across public and private clouds. Benefiting from its experience with service cloudification, Huawei is using a number of open-source technologies, including OpenSDS, microservice framework, DevOps, and secure containers. These technologies help migrate enterprise applications to the cloud more quickly, simplify the development of native cloud applications, and build an open ecosystem”, he said.

Bill Ren, Huawei's VP of Network Solutions, Industry& Ecosystem Development, delivers a keynote speech

Bill Ren delivered a keynote speech titled "Build an All-Cloud Network Innovation Platform&Embrace Digital Transformation". In it, he held that IoT, large video, and enterprise IT cloudification all present major opportunities for carriers over the next decade.

“Carriers should capitalize on this opportunity to transform end-to-end operations, focus on reconstructing O&M production systems, build cloudification innovation platforms, promote agile product development, and help foster a prosperous ecosystem. Industry partners should cooperate with each other, share information, and build platforms that help the industry to prosper.”

Huawei also hosted three seminars on the topics of microservices, container OS, and Huawei LiteOS to share their latest open-source technologies.

  • At the microservice seminar, Huawei announced the rollout of ServiceComb, which can migrate traditional applications to the cloud more quickly and help developers develop native cloud applications more efficiently.
  • At the container OS seminar, Huawei announced the establishment of an open-source iSula container OS community, which aims to explore technologies and develop projects for flexible construction, quick deployment, high availability, and trusted security. Huawei is collaborating with industry partners in the open-source community to facilitate the maturity and development of container OS.
  • At the Huawei LiteOS seminar, Huawei and its partners reviewed the latest achievements of Huawei LiteOS in NB-IoT scenarios and cooperative technical solutions. In addition, attendees discussed the technical challenges of and solutions to the intelligent terminal scheme, which was enabled by Huawei LiteOS and NB-IoT chips.

As a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei adheres to its culture of openness and innovation, actively embraces open source, and makes frequent contributions to the open-source ecosystem. Huawei is a key contributor to a variety of mainstream open-source projects including Kernel, OpenStack, Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), OCI, Docker, Spark, Hadoop, Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP), Open Network Operating System (ONOS), and Open Platform of NFV (OPNFV). Huawei also actively promotes the open-source industry.

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