- Huawei Technologies Co has developed enterprise IT management software that can replace Oracle Corp ORCL to reduce its dependence on its Western counterpart.
- The telecom gear maker is developing in-house software and chips to reduce the repercussions of the U.S. embargo, Bloomberg reports.
- Huawei replaced its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with a solution over which it “has full control,” Huawei said.
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- Oracle stopped providing software upgrades and on-site technical services after Washington’s trade curb in 2019.
- Huawei committed three years and thousands of staff to develop its enterprise system known as MetaERP.
- Several local partners contributed, including cybersecurity firm Qi An Xin Technology Group Inc and software developers Kingdee International Software Group Co, Ltd KGDEF and Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited KC, as per bloomberg.
- Huawei’s replacement aligns with Beijing’s desire to develop self-sufficiency in critical technologies.
- Washington raised geopolitical tensions with China by imposing an embargo on China’s tech industry, including blacklisting companies like Huawei and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, implementing strict controls on the export of chips and chipmaking equipment to China, effectively barring the leading contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TSM, from making cutting-edge silicon for Chinese clients.
- Reportedly, Huawei has developed software tools capable of designing chips as advanced as 14 nm.
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