HPE and du collaborate to support Dubai Smart City

HPE has announced a five-year collaboration agreement with du, to support the Smart Dubai initiative.

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HPE and du collaborate to support Dubai Smart City Du’s Carlos Domingo (left) says the deal supports the UAE’s smart city transformation initiatives.
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  October 18, 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has announced a five-year collaboration agreement with UAE-based telecommunications service provider, du, to support the Smart Dubai initiative – Dubai’s citywide transformation into a smart city.

This initiative supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make Dubai the happiest city on earth and accelerate the development and deployment of solutions to improve quality of life, drive economic growth and create sustainable communities.

Herbert Zierl, managing director Middle East, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, says: “Governments and cities globally want to drive sustainable societies and the UAE’s smart city plan is futuristic and a one-of-its-kind initiative.”

Zierl adds that: “This is a landmark agreement and we look forward to working with du to support the Smart Dubai Office in achieving its vision to better serve the city and its residents.”

“Our announcement marks yet another step towards the UAE’s smart city transformation – enabled by du’s leadership in the smart city agenda, we welcome HPE’s technical know-how and demonstrated capabilities as a solid addition for fulfilling our smart city vision; we are delighted to have them on board,” says Carlos Domingo, chief new business and innovation officer, du.

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