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Huawei teases MWC cloud launches, promising ‘skyscraper on a soft beach’

Huawei aims to help operators to build a “skyscraper on a soft beach” with its telco cloud platforms, virtualized networks and flexible spectrum systems, the Chinese company promised as it briefed analysts ahead of Mobile World Congress next week. Of the three largest equipment vendors, Huawei revealed the least in terms of actual new products – most of that is still to come in Barcelona, where at least seven new offerings will be unveiled – but it was the most consistent in its messaging, building on themes of ‘cloudification’ and 4.5G which it has been evolving for several years now. While both those terms reek of marketing buzzwords, Huawei is increasingly building a real and logical story behind the less-than-elegant…

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