GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share
Smart Services to be delivered by du in Partnership with Orange Business Services
 
Dubai, UAE: 10th January 2019:  Smart living is set to become a reality soon as du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced that it is well on schedule to deliver smart city services at Silicon Park, Dubai's first integrated smart city project taking shape at Dubai Silicon Oasis. 
 
For the first time, du has partnered with Orange Business Services, the business services arm of the Orange Group, to deliver a complete range of smart city services for Silicon Park that is set for completion by Q1 2019.
 
Operationally, the main data centre infrastructure is already up and running, and over a third of all services are now in various stages of implementation. It is estimated that by the end of Q1 2019, the Internet of Things (IoT) gateways will be commissioned. This will be crucial in driving smart management of environmental practices at Silicon Park.
 
Farid Faraidooni, Deputy CEO, ICT Solutions, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), said: “Smart City services constitute our biggest opportunity to enhance the UAE's position as a global hub for tourism, commerce and as a happy place to live. We are already engaged with Abu Dhabi, Ajman and other emirates in building smart ecosystems in the UAE. Silicon Park is among the most eagerly-anticipated smart living projects in the Middle East region and once delivered, it will act as a significant milestone in realising the vision of Smart Dubai. It showcases our metamorphosis into a credible, integrated ICT services provider and demonstrates inherent strengths and the value that telcos can bring in delivering such ambitious and complex projects.”
 
Luc Serviant, Vice President - Middle East & Africa, Orange Business Services, said: “We are invested in the future of several of the Middle East region's smart city projects. We are also one of six strategic partners in Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority's Dubai Smart City Accelerator. Our end-to-end approach means that we offer solutions across a wide spectrum – from government services, public services, smart parking, smart metering and many more. Our partnership with du combines our global expertise with local insights and experience to contribute to the development of Silicon Park that is set to become Dubai's first smart city.”
 
For his part, Engineer Muammar Al Katheeri, Executive Vice President of Engineering and Smart City at Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, said: “Silicon Park has been conceptualised to leverage smart technology that is central to its DNA. Comprising state-of-the-art infrastructure and amenities, Silicon Park is set to provide 60 smart services with an investment of AED 100 million, in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world.”
 
He added: “We are delighted with the attention to detail and high calibre of professionalism the du and Orange Business Services teams are delivering. Their commitment has brought us closer to making smart working & living a reality.”
 
Smart solutions by du, in partnership with Orange Business Services, are designed to boost productivity and efficiency, even while lowering risks across Silicon Park. Some of these solutions are outlined below: 
  1. Operational Management System and Integrated Operations Centre: A network management system that acts as the central nervous system for the smart district. It helps operators consolidate all information from installed smart devices on the park. This enables them to react quickly in dealing with any technical problems and optimise the operational efficiency of district assets.
  2. Community Portal:  A web gateway that streamlines the experience of residents and clients trying to access the facilities of the district.
  3. Energy Management Solution: This helps companies at the park manage the energy efficiency of their occupied spaces, paving the way towards predictive energy management services.
  4. Enterprise Application Integration Solution: An information and messaging hub connecting all enterprise applications in a seamless information exchange network.
  5. Project Management Office: To ensure timely and high-quality delivery of the programme, the office will coordinate with multiple stakeholders and all contractors, including DSOA's ICT division, DSOA's operations division, architects, and the external ICT vendors who are contributing to the technology and infrastructure operation.
  6. Enterprise Architecture Office:  This lays down the architectural guidelines for the technology master plan of the district and drives the whole systems engineering process, while observing widely accepted frameworks (TOGAF).
Once launched, Silicon Park that is constructed with an investment of 1.4 billion, will be supported by smart energy solutions, environmentally sustainable mobility, and smart public amenities and services, all devoted to creating a high quality of life for people living, working and visiting the project. Keeping the objectives of the UAE Vision 2021 in mind, Silicon Park also reflects global trends for smart cities and incorporates most of the KPIs of the UAE National Agenda, including cohesive society, safe public & sustainable environment, and a modern holistic lifestyle. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 9656 times
Posted on : Thursday, January 10, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Malabar Gold & Diamonds' new showroom in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Next Story : Axis Communications to showcase secure, intelligent solutions across retail, critical infrastructure...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Move Aside C-beauty, K-beauty and J-beauty - There's a New Trend in Town and It...
Autumn/Winter 19: Step out in the latest styles with City Centre Deira and City ...
Think LUNETTE for an earth-friendly period
Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier -The Yusupov Egg
ACE launches its new and inspirational Outdoor collection
Chain Reaction
Dress for Diwali With the Rack by Kachins
Sandro Launches Evening Capsule Collection
‘A Gift of Gold' offers at Malabar Gold & Diamonds
Celebrate guilt-free shopping to your fullest!
VAIO returns to Middle Eastern in partnership with Nexstgo
Eighth World Championship title in all categories for Tissot Ambassador Marc Marquez
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenges the Cit...
Handbags and Gladrags
Unifonic empowers business to capitalize on instant messaging apps to engage wit...
A new model for the ladies enriches the Corum AC-One collection with luscious fe...
New Strategic Partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to help accelerate Abu...
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy highlights enhanced cybersecurity credentials ...
The S Hotel Al Barsha reveals five new food and beverage offerings
Hazzaa AlMansoori Undergoes Medical Experiments at Stars City as part of His Sci...
Saif bin Zayed unveils first floating Smart Police Station
Dubai Land Department welcomes Saudi Minister of Housing
Save the Children Jordan launches TREE program “Transforming Refugee Education t...
During a press conference to announce the completion of preparations of Summit t...
Sofas for Lavish Lounging from 2XL Furniture & Home Decor
Enjoy Smoother Skin with the current obsession from PMD - The Personal Microderm...
Team Abu Dhabi Stars Chase Double World Title Boost in China
Cambridge Assessment English witnesses a huge demand for OET (Occupational Engli...
Microsoft introduces team-empowering Surface Hub 2S to UAE market at GITEX Techn...
Energize & Refresh Your Skin With the Foreo Luna 2 for Men
Caparol Paints completes two decades of success, innovation and sustainability i...
GITEX hosts global AI expert, international CEOs and honours retail, smart city ...
Aquaplex with an eye on the future expansion of Specification sales, launches ne...
Leading public, private sector organisations line up to sponsor World Tolerance ...
Halloween Celebrations at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre
Ajman Opens the Largest Private Academic Hospital in the Region
du, Nokia & SRTIP Sign a Strategic teaming Agreement to Bring Sharjah's Knowledg...
Dubai Cares unveils ground-breaking Early Childhood Development (ECD) solutions ...
Hazzaa AlMansoori reveals post flight details in a press conference
HE Hamad Obaid AlMansoori: Hazzaa has shown excellent health condition
Focus Softnet Launches its Artificial Intelligence Platform - AIFA at GITEX 2019
Hazzaa AlMansoori's return to the UAE is scheduled for Saturday 12th October
du, NXN, & TELUS Health Collaborate to Optimise the UAE Healthcare Sector
Nesma collaborates with Hytera for IoT-enabled mission critical communication te...
From Dubai Police's floating police station to Etisalat's Lazareth Flying Motorc...
Dubai's LIFEPharma signs historic agreement with Apotex Inc., the largest produc...
Alarming rise of breast cancer figures in UAE sees Bareen International Hospital...
UPS and SAP Exhibit Latest Collaboration on Sustainable Logistics Technology at ...
The Outerwear Edit
Nokia smartphone roll out of Android 10 begins: