This arises from the Worldwide Cloud Infrastructure Services Market Q4 2020 report published by the market analyst firm Canalys. It is the only Chinese public cloud provider in the top eight.
In 2019, Huawei Cloud was launched in Chile, Brazil, and Mexico. Currently, Huawei Cloud claims to be the cloud service provider with the most nodes in Latin America, where they are committed to providing “reliable, secure, and innovative cloud services for local government and enterprise customers and partners.” Additionally, the company claims that, together with local partners, it is driving digital transformation in retail, logistics, education, finance, energy, Internet, health care, and more.
In the retail sector, Huawei Cloud is helping transform some of the top retailers in Latin America, streamlining online and offline processes, supporting smart business transformation, and setting new benchmarks for the digital transformation of the entire sector.
For logistics, it has helped some of the main companies in Argentina integrate SAP HANA ICT infrastructure, simplifying processes, ensuring high availability and improving user experience. Leading logistics companies in Peru use the company’s services to improve operations, reduce OPEX and accelerate digital transformation.
When it comes to education, Huawei Cloud has offered its services to the Peru Education Group to build a local data center, improving the stability of its online education platform. It has also worked with partners to provide public cloud services to the Public Education Ministry of Mexico.
In the finance sector, Huawei Cloud supports agile development and transformation for local top banks in Mexico and Chile, helping them create innovative mobile services and iterate faster.
Huawei Cloud has also helped companies such as the main oil and gas in Brazil to achieve digital transformation through the migration of SAP B1 and SAP HANA to the cloud in the energy sector. The company completed an internal system upgrade, replaced old hardware, improved its online experience, and online and offline integration.
In the Internet area, it supports rapid service innovation in gaming platforms in Chile, attracting world-famous games for Latin American players.
In the health sector, it helped Ecuador implement a new AI-assisted Covid-19 detection system to help them respond faster to the epidemic. It also deployed the first intelligent AI-based thermal imaging system in Latin America for the Ezeiza Airport in Buenos Aires, in Argentina.
In 2020, HUAWEI CLOUD released 27 new services in five categories, including AI training and inference services, the data enablement service DAYU, the high-speed digital connectivity service Cloud Connect.
As of December 2020, HUAWEI CLOUD and partners had deployed 45 AZs in 23 regions around the world and had launched more than 220 cloud services and more than 210 solutions. In the future, “HUAWEI CLOUD will remain dedicated to technological innovation, making the benefits of digital technologies available to everyone, empowering applications, harnessing the value of data, and building the “fertile soil” for the intelligent world,” they said.