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Ruler’s Court capitalises on Microsoft technologies

H.H. The Ruler’s Court has signed an agreement with Microsoft to provide best of breed technology solutions to enhance productivity and collaboration among the 25,000 plus employees within Dubai’s 40 government departments.

H.H. The Ruler’s Court has signed an agreement with Microsoft to provide best of breed technology solutions to enhance productivity and collaboration among the 25,000 plus employees within Dubai’s 40 government departments.

This is the latest step in Dubai’s ambitious eGovernment drive, ensuring 100% legal status for all software used within the government, Dubai’s and enforcer of IPR laws.

“It is critical for governments to structure themselves effectively to serve their country better. This is especially inevitable for the Government of Dubai as it emerges as one of the leading business hubs in the regional economy,” commented Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Ahmed, director general, Government of Dubai.

“We are extremely pleased to be able to support the Dubai government's efforts in deploying completely licensed software. We believe that governments are exemplary in trend-setting and their endorsement of intellectual property rights is key to the development of a vibrant IT industry and a stronger national economy,” said Mr. Abdullatif Almulla, manager, Microsoft Middle East.

“The Government of Dubai is investing in enhancing its efficiency in order to provide well-integrated and efficient services to businesses and citizens. A significant investment has been to create a strong technology backbone to support all our business processes and we believe that we will benefit in terms of increased productivity, better collaboration, tighter integration and faster time to market by Microsoft’s software,” said Thani Al Zaffin, director, department of Government Information Resources Planning, Government of Dubai.

The state-of-the-art technologies to be deployed at the Ruler’s Court are designed to give individual users within the departments the ability to readily access and organize information. To achieve this, they will use Microsoft Core Servers and Office Automation Products.

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