Dewa officials at the ceremony in Dubai.
Jamil Khan, Senior Reporter
The Smart Cities Command and Control Centre of Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricty and Water Authority (Dewa), has been inaugurated.
The project is a Dubai 10X enabler.
Moro Hub’s new centre provides services in Intelligent IoT Platforms, Cyber Security and Managed Services to support the Government and Enterprise customers in their digital transformation journey.
It was inaugurated by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa.
Al Tayer said, “We work according to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the city of the future. We strive to achieve the objectives of the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Government of Dubai to be a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities through government innovation and the reformation of traditional work mechanisms.”
“Digital adoption in the region is expected to accelerate as organisations significantly invest in smart infrastructure technologies in their drive towards digital transformation. Launching state of the art Smart Cities Command and Control Centre empowers governments and enterprises to leverage end-to-end smart cities and smart building solutions without compromising on data security and business continuity. Clients can enjoy accessible, reliable, secured cloud-based smart infrastructure solutions with proactive monitoring,” Al Tayer added.
Sayed Hashish, General Manager, Microsoft UAE, said, “Our latest partnership with Moro Hub and Johnson Controls is perfectly in sync with UAE’s digital and cybersecurity initiatives. It offers regional customers the peace of mind when it comes to their information security and data protection. With our regional data centres located in the UAE, customers can take advantage of ground-breaking cloud-based IoT-centred technologies to propel their digital and smart goals- empowering them to achieve more.”
Dr Marcus Schumacher, Global Vice President Product Management & Engineering, General Manager-EMEA at Johnson Controls said, “The UAE government has been leading the region’s drive towards digital infrastructure solutions and smart city initiatives.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with regional digital pioneer Moro Hub and global technology leader Microsoft to jointly offer our automation and IoT smart solutions, devices and gateways. We believe the partnership will be the beginning of infinite opportunities and will play an instrumental role in developing comprehensively sustainable and efficient smart solutions in the UAE.”
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