South Africa: broadliner Pinnacle has opened a Huawei Experience Centre at its head office in Midrand. This platform was specifically built in partnership with Huawei in order to facilitate a hands-on hardware experience for all Pinnacle customers interested in the enterprise space. The Experience Centre allows customers to physically test server and storage configurations, networking implementation, firewall implementation, eSight management and WLAN testing and implementation solutions, and in addition serves as a space to gain exposure to various partnership opportunities. Huawei has launched similar Innovation Centres throughout the world in Shenzhen (China), London (UK), Dusseldorf (German), Moscow (Russia), Warsaw (Poland), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and South Africa (Johannesburg). In addition to the opening of the Experience Centre, Pinnacle also announced that from now on, Fred Saayman assumes the role of Huawei brand executive at Pinnacle, and that he will actively be involved in driving this business forward (source: IT Online South Africa).