Building on its role as a Strategic Partner for Smart Dubai Office, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, will be facilitating the Department of Finance in Dubai to transfer its applications to Dubai Pulse, together with licenses and managed services. During Gitex 2019, du signed DoF as their customer for Dubai Pulse, to make the Smart City vision come to life.
As the central government entity in charge of government finance, DoF choose du to provide highly available and scalable cloud services, which will meet its requirements in a secure and optimal architecture with disaster recovery to ensure availability of all these applications, and readiness to handle different situations.
DoF’s requirements included the ability to host and manage its enterprise performance management platform, IT service management platform, corporate Data insight and Discovery application, MS Share Point based Intranet, and Internet applications and Reporting services on the cloud-based Dubai Pulse platform. In addition, database consolidation will be provided through the MS SQL Enterprise service. The administration and management of all Infrastructure components along with a Business Continuity plan is also required.
Launched by the Smart Dubai Office in partnership with du, Dubai Pulse offers virtual solutions to cater to web, application, database and shared services on the Smart City platform.
Farid Faraidooni, Deputy CEO Enterprise Solutions, du, said: “Enabling the digital journey and strategic mandates of government entities like the Department of Finance is a role we at du take great pride in accomplishing. Backed by proven technological capabilities and expertise, we are thrilled to help the DoF’s cloud vision reach fruition and to be working in unison with esteemed public sector organisations to achieve the innovative visions set out by the UAE leadership.”
Huda Hamdan Al Shaikh, Executive Director, Corporate Services Sector, Department of Finance in Dubai, said: “Supporting the Smart City vision and agenda of Smart Dubai Office is also in line with the efforts of the UAE leadership to transform Dubai into one of the world’s most advanced cities. By enlisting du to support the department’s cloud-based needs, we are one step closer to reaching this reality and we believe this will provide a global model for the implementation of world-leading technologies that provide world-leading outcomes for individuals, public entities, and communities.”
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