Despite a recent spell of Western cyber security accusations, Huawei — one of the world’s largest vendors of information and communication technology (ICT) solutions — has come out of 2012 optimistic about the brand’s continued leadership in the industry.
Chinese telecommunication equipment manufacturers are facing the pressure, especially Huawei. It has grown as a low-cost alternative to many Western competitors and they are putting up more barriers. The one market that Huawei is not able to penetrate is the US.
Speaking exclusively to Gulf News, Shi Yaohong, President of Huawei Middle East, notes how today’s cyber security concerns are in fact a challenge for the entire ICT sector, and why increased competition within the industry should inspire innovation rather than national protectionism.
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