• ADU's Director of Information Management & Technology Department (IMT) was awarded ‘Cloud Transformation Champion of the Year' in the education category at the Cloud Accelerate Summit and Awards
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates— 13 December 2021:
Abu Dhabi University (ADU), the largest private university in the UAE, received the ‘Cloud Transformation of the Year' award in the education category at the Cloud Accelerate Summit and Awards held in Dubai. The Summit is organized by Leap Media Solutions, publishers of CXO DX, the region's leading content platform.
ADU received the award for its proactive efforts in adopting cloud technology and demonstrating a resilient infrastructure equipped to tackle changes and challenges through the utilization of cutting-edge technologies. Cloud platforms elevate the University's IT services by providing seamless operations and tools.
In addition, Joseph Aninias, ADU's Information Management and Technology Director, who led the transformation to cloud services at the University, was selected as the ‘Cloud Transformation Champion of the Year.'
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Aninias said, “Cloud technology was around even before the launch of emails. However, the factors that hinder the advancement of technology are our fear of the unknown, our unwillingness to take risks, and our fixed mindsets. At ADU, we continue to challenge ourselves and explore new horizons that will help us create innovative learning experiences and ensure digital preparedness for the future.”
ADU adopted cloud-based platforms and systems to guarantee that the community's needs and expectations are met efficiently. Additionally, the platforms ensure the learning management system in ADU is relevant, effective, and secure. ADU strives to build a productive environment regardless of the location to empower students and faculty to stay connected with one another virtually and work efficiently from different locations.