By May Wahito
Nairobi, Sep 20- Huawei Technologies has signed a Framework Distribution Agreement in Kenya with Redington Gulf, a distributor of IT Telecom and Lifestyle products in the local market.
Under the partnership, Huawei will work with Redington to provide cutting-edge equipment such as data centre facilities, and both IT and communications hardware and software for the Kenyan market.
The products are backed by an experienced technical team to provide training and support to handle turnkey client solutions deployment.
Announcing the partnership at the Huawei-Redington Partner Summit that was attended by more than three hundred local ICT companies, Huawei and Redington committed to providing training and support alongside world-leading products and solutions, and enabling these companies to grow their business in order to provide ICT solutions to drive Kenya’s digital transformation.
On his part, Huawei Technologies Kenya CEO Mr Stone He, stressed the need for companies to integrate digital technology into all areas of business in partnership with stakeholders in order to remain relevant in a rapidly changing business environment.
“In order to maximize Huawei’s robust ICT capabilities, Huawei has teamed up with partners and developers to explore the road to digital transformation. Huawei credits strategic partnerships to its growing success around the globe. As a result, this in turn creates business success for customers using Huawei’s competitive products.” Said Mr. Stone He
Cabinet Secretary –Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology, Joe Mucheru, emphasized on the government’s commitment to fostering partnerships in the IT sector to drive the Big 4 Agenda.
“Our government is working to develop ways for ICT companies to promote and provide their innovative solutions to the government through a white box initiative which will be launched soon. Our government is willing to partner with Kenyan companies to drive Kenya’s digital transformation. There are many opportunities for all of you as part of this especially in the Big Four.”
To date, Huawei has had more than 13,000 channel partners, 860 solution partners, and 2,900 service partners working around the world to deliver solutions to enterprises.