The Dubai Government Information Network is designed to become the information backbone between the emirate’s governmental organisations and the internet.
Smart Dubai has joined forces with Moro Hub for the provision of a high-end node at its data centre to accelerate the digital transformation initiatives of Dubai’s government entities.
Moro Hub, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), will provide government entities with “seamless network access” to help deliver cutting-edge government services to citizens, residents, and visitors,” said Marwan Bin Haider, vice chairman of Moro Hub.
“Our collaboration with Smart Dubai brings value-added offerings to government entities. To this effect, Smart Dubai has hosted a high-end node in Moro Hub Data Centre to cater to the GIN connectivity requirements of the government entities. This will enable Dubai government entities hosted in Moro Hub to connect seamlessly to GIN without any additional investments.”
He continued: “Dubai is leading the change in adopting advanced technologies and spearheading innovation. This has fast-tracked its digital goals to embrace the future and emerge as a world-leading city by 2021.”
Dubai Government Information Network (GIN), is the internetworking infrastructure, providing the information backbone between Dubai government entities and the internet.
GIN serves as the cornerstone of the electronic infrastructure connecting government systems that effectively transfers information and handles transactions. The network comprises of secure and highly robust mesh infrastructure connecting all government offices by using state-of-the-art multi-service networking technology.
“The adoption of digitalisation across Dubai’s various government institutions is the essential underpinning of this transformation and will help ensure that Dubai’s citizens, residents and visitors enjoy cutting-edge government services”
In line with the digital adoption in Dubai and the implementation of the Dubai Paperless Strategy, the collaboration agreement was signed digitally by both parties through the secured UAE pass that embodies the digital transformation evolution in Dubai and UAE.
“The adoption of digitalisation across Dubai’s various government institutions is the essential underpinning of this transformation and will help ensure that Dubai’s citizens, residents and visitors enjoy cutting-edge government services that both enhance their quality of life and place Dubai at the forefront of the world’s most advanced metropolises,” added Wesam Lootah, CEO of the Smart Dubai Government Establishment.
Moro Hub is a highly secured digital data hub holding certifications such as ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001, ISO 27017 (information security management system – cloud service provider), Cloud Security Alliance STAR and DESC Compliance – CSP standard certification.
As a Dubai 10X digital transformation initiative enabler, Moro Hub is backed by an international consortium of partners SAP, Dell, EY, Avaya, Cisco, Alibaba Cloud, HPE, and Huawei.
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