TECOM Investments, a leading developer of knowledge based business clusters such as Dubai Internet City has announced a strategic alliance with EMC.
The discussions were held during a meeting between Joe Tucci, Chairman, President and CEO of EMC Corporation and Ahmad Bin Byat, CEO of Dubai Holding and Executive Chairman of TECOM Investments.
The alliance will see TECOM Investments and EMC jointly invest in Dubai’s IT infrastructure. EMC will provide the primary information infrastructure solution for TECOM and Dubai Holding, particularly in the areas of Data Center/hosting and security, and bring the strategic alliance to a group level. EMC’s secure and scalable information infrastructure will enable TECOM to provide Dubai’s businesses and residents enhanced, highly efficient and secure services.
Abdullatif AlMulla, Group CEO of TECOM Investments, said: “We are committed to providing state-of-the-art services to businesses in Dubai. Following a number of successful joint projects between EMC and TECOM subsidiaries, we decided to extend the scope of our partnership to ensure that our customers receive a comprehensive service offering supported by advanced, reliable and efficient IT infrastructure .”
Mohammed Amin, Regional Manager – Middle East, North West Africa & Turkey, EMC, said: “The alliance with TECOM Investments is very strategic and confirms our commitment to expand and grow in the region. As the commercial capital of the Middle East, Dubai offers excellent growth prospects and this alliance reflects our continuing confidence in the wellness of the business environment. Our offering will provide companies in Dubai with a range of business benefits and address challenges relating to efficiently and securely storing, protecting and managing their information.
“EMC is proud to work with TECOM and Dubai Holding to design and build efficient and scalable information infrastructure to help them gain maximum value from their investments and achieve optimal utilization.”
The alliance will see TECOM Investments and EMC jointly invest in Dubai?s IT infrastructure