BEIJING, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire — Inspur Worldwide Customer Summit was held in Four Seasons Hotel located in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia was the first stop of 2016 Inspur Worldwide Customer Summit. Under the theme of “computing inspires future”, in combination with local business development emphases and open to such industries as government, education, medical treatment, finance and telecommunication, this summit attracted over 60 high-end customers and experts from KACST, National Self-Defense Forces, Ministry of Health, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi British Bank and Saudi Telecommunications. Through overall display of Inspur’s brand strength, high-end equipment and industrial solutions, this summit fully improved Inspur’s brand awareness and market influence in Saudi Arabia.
Focusing on cloud trends and sharing cloud technology
At the summit, Jason Guo, Brand Promotion Department Deputy General Manager, Inspur Group, gave a welcome speech to customers and guests, sincerely thanked them for their presence, fully introduced Inspur’s brand, technological strength and philosophies and shared analysis of industrial trends. Meanwhile, he sincerely expressed desire to strengthen in-depth cooperation with Saudi enterprises.
Later, James Li, General Manager of Inspur Saudi branch, once again expressed warm welcome to guests present, reviewed Inspur’s business development and growth status in Saudi Arabia with guests, analyzed Saudi Arabia’s IT industrial trends and technology in combination with the latest market analysis and expounded on Inspur’s development strategy in Saudi Arabia. James Li stated, “Considering Mideast and Africa constitute an important region of Inspur’s global strategy and Saudi Arabia is the largest IT market in Mideast and Africa, Inspur will preferentially and emphatically make investment and development in Saudi Arabia in the hope of making it a regional core and making Inspur gradually become a leading comprehensive solution provider in the region”. In the end, he expressed confidence in and expectation for rapid development and in-depth cooperation for Inspur’s localization.
At the summit, Inspur collectively displayed high-performance computing, cloud computing and advantageous solutions in response to different industries and elaborately displayed various star products in the display area.
Developed by Inspur for key business computing, the TS-K1 system is regarded as the sole mission critical server independently researched and developed by China. The TS-K1 system enables China to become the third country after the United States and Japan mastering the core technology in the world and enables Inspur to be listed as one of the global TOP5 UNIX operation system server developers. Currently, K1 system has been widely applied to 12 major key industries such as the finance industry, the power industry, the public security and the transportation industry with 12% shares in China’s high-end UNIX server market in 2015; meanwhile, K1 system has been applied in the overseas market, which wins consistent recognition from global users and cooperation partners.
The presented 8-CPU server TS860 is taken as the star product of Inspur with a full-module design; its reliability, expansibility and data security adopt the highest industrial specifications; it sets the best two achievements in term of performance test in the SPEC CPU2006 test based on the Intel E7-8850 V2 processor, which presents the best performance level for the mainstream 8-CPU server configuration. According to the IDC data, Inspur’s 8-CPU server enjoys a 47% market share in the third quarter of 2015 with No.1 market share in China in seven consecutive quarters and remains the No.1 shipment in China, which is far ahead of other brands. Currently, Inspur’s 8-CPU server is sold to more than 10 countries such as Saudi Arabia, the United States, Russia, Germany and Japan.
Inspur’s high-end massive storage serial products have been successively applied to cases of China Centre for Resources Satellite Data and Application, State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television and others. In China’s resource satellite system, Inspur’s massive storage completes the key business deployment in the application demonstration system and operates stably, which provides security protection for China’s satellite strategic data.
During the summit, the customers responded enthusiastically and deeply communicated with Inspur on further cooperation.
Boosting Saudi cloud market and jointly building cloud ecosphere
Lately, the first session of Computer Schools of National Colleges and Universities in Saudi Arabia initiated by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Education was convened with the purpose of providing one computer information technology exchange platform for the 34 Saudi Arabian public and private colleges. As the specially invited gold-level sponsor, Inspur participated in the grand meeting. By presenting the latest products and technical solutions such as the advanced I9000 blade server, the mission critical server K1 developed for key business computing, Inspur’s 8-CPU server TS860 that sets two world records for SPEC CPU test and solutions for the education industry, Inspur brought cutting-edge cloud computing technology analysis and popularization for Saudi Arabian colleges and universities, improving the computer technology education and application level in Saudi Arabia.
Until now, by precisely pinpointing strategic partners and channels for development, Inspur has been positively participating in and supporting the local government and industrial meetings and activities and has initially established the market integration ecosphere. Focusing on national industries gaining priority investment such as the higher education, the scientific research and the government sector, Inspur realizes batch sales and long-term strategic cooperation with strategic customers. Meanwhile, by combining the deep-level technical and service requirements of local customers, Inspur successfully practiced its “Four-dimension project management and service system”, which not only provides customized solutions and service for customers, but also brings them new application experience.
With a global layout, Inspur is to offer core driving force
Inspur is a world-leading total solution provider of cloud computing. At present, it has expanded business to 85 countries and regions, established branches and offices in 26 countries, had over 12,000 commercial partners, established joint ventures with Cisco and Diebold and signed a strategic cooperation agreement with SAP. As a member of international authoritative organizations such as Open Stack, SPEC and TPC, Inspur obtained Special Contribution Award presented by SPEC in 2016. As Saudi Arabia is one of Inspur’s key markets for its internationalization strategy, the summit held herein also intends to better expand Saudi market and accelerate the realization of internationalization strategy.
Relying on leading technological innovation, profound industrial insight and the principle of openness and cooperation, Inspur drives industrial progress, boosts enterprise development, becomes the most trustworthy partner for global enterprises and provides core driving force for global enterprise development.