Huawei and Frequentis Sign MOU to Accelerate New Opportunities in Public Safety Industry
Hannover, Germany, March 22, 2017
At CeBIT 2017, Huawei and Frequentis, a leading global supplier of communication and information solutions for safety-critical industries signed a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) for the joint development of an open ecosystem for public safety solutions, in a move set to usher in safer cities.
In the face of mounting public security threats, Huawei is committed to joining forces with leading industry partners to develop a vibrant, robust, and open Safe City ecosystem.
The partnership between Huawei and Frequentis is aimed at fostering a flourishing public safety ecosystem, which will ultimately translate into greater levels of safety for citizens, while unlocking efficiencies through innovation for companies operating in the public safety industry. The partnership will span the EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America regions. Under the partnership, Huawei and Frequentis will work together to develop a Next Generation Dispatching Solution for Command and Control centres. By supporting features such as seamless integration of consultation and surveillance systems across different agencies, real time voice and data transmission services, the joint solution will help public security agencies achieve greater efficiency, while reducing their total cost of ownership
for mission-critical IT investments.
The tie-up between the two companies is the latest in a long series of partnerships pursued by Huaiwei aimed at bringing the concept of Safe Cities to life by facilitating collaborative innovations.
“By working together with Frequentis, Huawei aims to build joint innovation ecosystems, drive digital transformation, enable public safety industrial revolution.” said Victor Yu, President of Industry Marketing and Solution Department, Huawei Enterprise Business Group. “Huawei is looking to allocate more resources to collaborations with industrial partners to provide more powerful and cost-efficient public safety solutions.”
The MOU signed by Huawei and Frequentis outlines the cooperation areas between the two companies. Both will work together on the design, development, validation and packaging of Safe City offerings. Frequentis has already set up a demo environment in the Huawei OpenLab in Munich.
“Frequentis is looking forward to combining its skill sets and innovative product portfolio with those of Huawei in order to provide improved safety-critical solutions representing a true Evergreen Control Centre offering – to benefit customers worldwide to save lives, protect properties, and maintain public order and safety,” said Johann Schweiger, Director Global Sales, Frequentis AG.
In addition to this partnership, both companies have agreed to initiate a series of cooperation projects worldwide, with a view to enhancing public safety through innovative safe city solutions.
CeBIT 2017 is held at the Hannover Exhibition Center in Hannover, Germany, from March 20 to 24, 2017. The Huawei booth is located at C30 of Hall 2. For more details, please visit:
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions
provider. Our aim is to build a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate
citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the
industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has
established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive
advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s
170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom
operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services
are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s
population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
For more information, please visit Huawei online at www.huawei.com
Frequentis is an international supplier of communication and information systems for
control centres with safety-critical tasks. These control centre solutions are developed and
distributed by Frequentis in the business segments Air Traffic Management (civil and
military air traffic control, and air defence) and Public Safety & Transport (police, fire and
rescue services, emergency medical services, vessel traffic and railways). Frequentis
maintains a worldwide network of subsidiaries and local representatives in more than fifty
countries. The company’s products and solutions are behind more than 25,000 operator
positions in over 130 countries. With this extensive portfolio, Frequentis is the leading
provider of voice communication systems – making our world a safer place every day!
For more information, please visit www.frequentis.com