Mubadala Group to invest in hybrid cloud platform in Abu Dhabi
Injazat, MDC Business Management Services and Mubadala enterprise technology services division to undertake the project
Injazat Data Systems, together with MDC Business Management Services (MDC-BMS) and Mubadala Investment Company’s enterprise technology services division, is to build a hybrid cloud platform in Abu Dhabi for the Mubadala Group of Companies.
Dubbed “Project Tarabot”, the hybrid cloud platform seeks to address data sovereignty regulations.
Project Tarabot will enable over 25 MDC-BMS’ existing clients and other Mubadala Group companies to avail services from the hybrid cloud platform as well as deploy new IT services faster, and expand their scope of services to end-users.
“Project Tarabot demonstrates how this partnership with MDC-BMS and Mubadala will foster the implementation of advanced technologies to enable organizations to function more efficiently — in terms of time, resources and finances. At Injazat, we look forward to growing our UAE operations with this partnership that provides many organisational benefits across the Mubadala Group,” said Khaled Al Melhi, CEO of Injazat.
Project Tarabot shall introduce a consumption based model, allowing organisations shift their IT services purchases from CAPEX to OPEX.
Project Tarabot will be executed in a phased manner over 2018 and 2019. MDC-BMS will lead the IT shared service management functions on behalf Mubadala Group and transition the operational elements to Injazat and leverage the IT services thereof. In the subsequent transformation phases, the operations shall be on-boarded to the hybrid cloud platform that will be based on multi-tenant and scalable architecture. Eventually the platform will on board MIC Group assets and potentially extended to Abu Dhabi based Government entities.
Nasir Al Nabhani, Managing Director of MDC-BMS, said, “This collaboration with Injazat allows the expansion of our shared services to Mubadala Group entities, underscoring the benefits of synergy in technology and set a new way for provisioning services. When fully operational, Project Tarabot will propel the shared services growth through faster, smoother deployment and in a more efficient way to the Mubadala Group.”