Huawei, Pegasus in deal to jointly deploy smart, safe city solutions globally


Huawei has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pegasus, a DarkMatter subsidiary, to develop and deploy joint smart and safe city big data solutions tailored to customer requirements. The agreement, signed at Huawei’s Global Safe City Summit 2017 was held in Dubai recently, will see the two companies jointly develop technology and professional capabilities, including but not limited to products and services leveraging Huawei’s Public Safety Cloud and Big Data Solution and Pegasus’ big data analytics applications.

The Global Safe City Summit 2017 was held under the theme: “Leading New ICT, The Road to Collaborative Public Safety”.

The MoU sees Pegasus combine its Big Data Analytics solutions, Smart City Big Data applications and Safe City Big Data applications with elements of Huawei’s FusionInsight Big Data platform solutions to target Smart City environments and provide customers with an efficient, open, and collaborative cloud experience.

Huawei already has a powerful ecosystem and offers IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), and SaaS (Security as a Service) to the global market, providing public security agencies with a variety of cloud computing platforms, including Intelligent Video Cloud, converged command center, public safety application platform, and managing Big Data.

Pegasus’ own Big Data Platform and analytics applications are capable of processing billions of data points per day to power a variety of analytic solutions that generate critical insights in near real-time. The actionable intelligence derived through Pegasus tools are instrumental to maintaining safety and security in Smart Cities by applying both technology tools and data scientists to create a holistic ecosystem for producing high-value and high-impact information to drive decision-making.

Sun Zhenjian, Huawei IT Product Line Public Safety Solution Director said: ” Huawei has leading cloud and Big Data platform capabilities and can build collaborative, smart public safety cloud solutions for customers. Pegasus is the expert in the Big Data analytics application field. We hope that Huawei and Pegasus can establish a long-term cooperation relationship, integrate our strengths, and develop innovative services and solutions together. Huawei and Pegasus can help customers in the public security field implement data value recreation and provide better public safety services for every country and city.”

Peng Xiao, CEO of Pegasus said: “This agreement with Huawei is a significant step forward in our partnership programme and our plans to go-to-market with leading entities in the cloud and data spheres. We are excited to bring the Pegasus Big Data Analytics and Smart City application capabilities to the Huawei platform. We view this MoU with Huawei as a fundamental development in helping secure Internet of Things ecosystems everywhere.”