Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 9 - Page 34

LATEST INTELLIGENCE LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE FRANCE NetApp recently announced its annual SAP on NetApp Summit, which takes place in Paris, France in September. Under the tagline ‘unite your data and build an intelligent enterprise’, the event brings together NetApp executives, top customers and global alliances in EMEA. Hosted by Roland Wartenberg, NetApp Senior Director Global Alliances, this year’s summit takes place at the SAP Experience Center and Leonardo Enterprise in Paris and features speakers from leading organisations such as SAP, Microsoft, Cisco, Fraunhofer, Red Hat and more. ITALY Recently, Italy’s Fastweb chose Huawei as partner for its city Wi-Fi hotspot solution, using the CloudCampus solution to deploy Wi-Fi throughout Italy and ultimately improve user experience during Internet access. Fastweb is the major alternative fixed network carrier in Italy and has begun constructing city Wi-Fi hotspots, improving efficiency and quality of the service for its customers. During such Wi-Fi hotspot construction, its key challenge is to improve the return on investment (ROI) while ensuring customer experience and carrying out operations and maintenance (O&M) on a large number of devices. Huawei’s CloudCampus solution is an end-to-end solution for customers that covers hotspot site selection, user experience and simplified O&M. 34 INTELLIGENTCIO www.intelligentcio.com