Abu Dhabi Municipality has selected Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, as a partner to guide its digital transformation journey, in line with the UAE leadership’s vision to streamline services and experiences through cutting edge technology aiming at a sustainable and globally competitive economy.
Through its partnership with Huawei, Abu Dhabi Municipality has deployed a custom configuration of cutting-edge solutions, sustainably designed to meet the society’s digital needs today and in the future. Key products driving Abu Dhabi Municipality’s digital transformation include Huawei All Flash Storage, and a Tier 4 Data Center – the most reliable solutions designed by Huawei for the mission-critical services of enterprises. Together, these solutions will build a robust ecosystem to store and protect all data, while enhancing the overall experience for Abu Dhabi Municipality employees and customers.
Abu Dhabi Municipality is working towards implementing Smart solutions and advanced technologies that will contribute to the Emirate’s Strategic Plans and enable the digital transformation of Abu Dhabi through collaboration and fast Access to services and information. The addition of a Huawei data center to its digital ecosystem will enable Abu Dhabi Municipality to increase productivity and better serve its customers, ensuring business continuity with greater reliability and proficiency. Huawei’s Tier 4 Data Center delivers high availability and high efficiency, with convenient, centralized maintenance and a modular design that decreases deployment time by 50 percent.
Ahamd Abdulsamad Alhammadi - Acting Director of the technical planning department, Abu Dhabi Municipality, said: “Our digitalization journey with Huawei this far has transformed our operations, building more resilience and convenience throughout the Municipality. We are guided in our digitalization by the vision of the UAE’s leadership to enhance our community through technology. With state-of-the-art solutions and impeccable customer service, Huawei has proved the ideal partner for us, and we are pleased to continue working with them.”
Dongyue Ouyang, Managing Director of Enterprise Business Group, Huawei UAE, said: “While digital transformation brings enormous benefits in terms of cutting costs, increasing agility, and driving productivity, going digital isn’t easy. There is a whole host of elements that organizations need to be able to manage in a more centralized way, whether it’s incorporating all sorts of new technology, integrating mountains of data in all forms, or adapting end-to-end business processes and structures to the changes these bring.”
“We are honored to continue our long-term partnership with Abu Dhabi Municipality. Data is the most valuable asset of any enterprise in our increasingly connected society. And by leveraging our storage and data center solutions and fueling innovative industry development, Abu Dhabi Municipality will continue to safeguard its data, while also streamlining internal processes, thereby enhancing service experience across all touchpoints, elevates customers experiences and contributes to achieving the digital transformation journey targets of UAE and UAE Vision 2021” Ouyang added.
Together with its ecosystem partners, Huawei provides innovative technologies, products, and solutions that help governments and enterprises build open, secure, flexible, and easy-to-use digital platforms. By empowering data integration, business collaboration, and agile innovation, Huawei digital platforms pave the way for successful digital transformation. By the end of 2019, more than 700 cities and 228 Fortune Global companies have chosen Huawei as their partner for digital transformation.
As digital transformation is accelerating, powered by emerging technologies like 5G, AI, and cloud computing. Huawei expects this trend will soon propel the UAE digital economy into a new phase of development. In particular, Cloud computing will see wider applications within data centers, quickly turning traditional data centers into cloud data centers across major economies. By 2025, 90% of computing load and 92% of storage within data centers will be done in cloud data centers. Cloud is set to become the key factor to drive the digital economy.