Dubai: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) booth at the 41st GITEX Technology Week hosted the signing of several MoUs between DEWA, Digital DEWA, its digital branch and DEWA subsidiaries of a part ; and a group of leading local and international companies on the other hand.
The MoUs aim to strengthen the integration of next-generation technologies into public services in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. This enriches the experience of citizens, residents and visitors and increases their happiness. It also reduces the carbon footprint and protects the environment.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, said the agreements strengthen its collaboration with government and the private sector, to deliver innovative and pioneering experiences through smart services that save customers money. time and effort using the latest disruptive technologies and artificial intelligence tools. This is in line with the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the government of Dubai to be a global leader that is 10 years ahead of other cities through government innovation and overhauling traditional working mechanisms.
DEWA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Etisalat to accelerate digital transformation using Etisalat’s MobileHub platform to enhance their integration with DEWA applications. This provides instant and effective dashboards and reports to aid management in decision making. Marwan Bin Haidar, executive vice president of innovation and the future at DEWA; and Salvador Anglada, commercial director of the Etisalat group, signed the memorandum of understanding.
Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions), a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, has signed an SD-WAN Managed Service Provider (MSP) agreement with OmniClouds, a leading technology start-up in the field of service providers cloud (CSP) for the Middle East region. Mohammad Bin Sulaiman, CEO of Moro Hub and Amr Eid, CEO and Board Member of OmniClouds attended the signing.
As per the agreement, OmniClouds will offer a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service package to Moro Hub, which complements its offerings. OmniClouds will provide a range of SD-WAN services, including cloud migration, connectivity, and managed security services for organizations to seamlessly migrate to modern cloud-based network infrastructures.
Moro Hub has also signed an MoU with Atos, to strengthen collaboration in the exploration of advanced technologies. The MoU was signed Marwan Bin Haidar, Vice President and CEO of Digital DEWA Group; and Marc Veelenturf, CEO of Atos for the Middle East and Turkey.
InfraX, a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, has partnered with WoM Technologies for the planned deployment of the world’s first Wireless Internet of Things (IoT) Low Power Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN). Rashid Alahmadi, COO at InfraX, and Badar Rashid Al Balushi, President of WoM Technologies signed the MoU. This historic partnership will enhance digital transformation in Dubai’s utilities sector. As part of this partnership, InfraX and WoM will develop and deliver the infrastructure required to enable many advanced IoT applications and use cases. This secure digital connectivity enables better management of resources, faster access to data, lower operating costs, higher infrastructure performance and more efficient service delivery.