Dell EMC has announced it is partnering with Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), to pursue a project titled ‘DAFZA Cloud.’
This latest collaboration aims to power the ambitious vision to provide transformative ICT services to all stakeholders, in line with DAFZA”s strategy to leverage frontline technology solutions to develop and deliver accelerated digital services, and ultimately achieve unparalleled customer happiness.
Expanding on these smart transformation efforts, DAFZA will adopt Dell EMC’s enterprise hybrid cloud, data protection and backup solutions to offer unique services.
Helping organisations to succeed in a multi-cloud era, “DAFZA Cloud” will function as an enabling platform extending the necessary ICT infrastructure, from end-to-end client solutions to high-performance computing and storage.
With a mandate to support t the Smart Dubai Strategy, the National Innovation Strategy, and 10x initiatives, DAFZA designed a roadmap spanning 5 years. This involves automating its internal processes and launching a new and integrated cloud infrastructure to introduce and improve a range of smart cloud services.
“As an entity known for innovation-based initiatives, we required an integrated platform that successfully meets our objective of accelerating growth, continually innovating and delivering services that cater to the rapidly evolving digital economy,” said Buthaina Bin Fahad, Senior Director of Information and Communication Technology at DAFZA. “In our journey to evolve to a digital-ready organisation, in line with the broader vision of the leadership, we believe Dell EMC is the right partner to help us enhance our ICT capabilities and make Dubai the happiest and smartest city in the world.”
Fady Richmany, Senior Director and General Manager, UAE at Dell EMC said, “Given DAFZA’s pace of ensuring digital-readiness, our work with them is to enable delivery of cloud infrastructure and services to provide complete access to smart services and empower innovation. With this partnership, we are committed to supporting DAFZA in their mission to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of creating a smart and sustainable future for Dubai.”