NEC communications system chosen for new hospital
Umm Al Quwain hospital has 1,500 extensions supported by CAT7 cabling
The UAE's Ministry of Public Works (MOPW) has chosen enterprise communications specialist, NEC Unified Solutions to provide communications solutions for the new state-of-the-art hospital in Umm Al Quwain (UAQ), scheduled to open mid-2011.
The deal was segment of a larger technology project won by NEC's authorised partner, Alliance Communication Solutions.
"We worked with our project consultants to create a state-of-the-art hospital that would offer the highest level of service that would match international standards. We selected NEC because they matched our needs in terms of delivering a system that would be reliable, scalable and cost effective," said Mohammad AL-Mansoori, director of South District, MOPW
The new communications system in the hospital covers covers 1,500 extensions supported by internal CAT7 cabling and a fibre backbone for voice and data services. The system also has its own dedicated communications and server room, according to Alliance Communication Solutions.
"We are very pleased to be associated with this prestigious project. It is the first in the UAE to implement our Univerge SV8500 communication server. The Univerge SV8500 that is being implemented at the new Umm Al Quwain hospital is a powerful enterprise-level solution capable of being easily and efficiently scaled to meet its needs as it expands its services," said Frits Neyndorff, managing director for the Middle-East and Africa at NEC Unified Solutions.
Alliance Communication Solutions, which has worked with NEC for six years, worked alongside MOPW consultants during the design, implementation and management of the complete project.
"We thank the MOPW authorities for giving us and NEC an opportunity to work on this prestigious project. We have been working closely with the team to ensure that the system works efficiently and well to the highest international standards," said CEO of Alliance Communication Solutions, Riza Wasti.