SINGAPORE / WAM
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has visited Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s Data Hub Integrated Solutions (MORO), a data hub that provides state-of-the-art data centre solutions and innovative business services.
During the visit, Sheikh Hamdan was accompanied by Abdulla Al Basti, Secretary-General of the Executive Council of Dubai, and was welcomed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).
Sheikh Hamdan affirmed that the UAE has gained a global reputation as a hub for innovation and creativity. He said that this approach is inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, that aims to achieve high levels of excellence in government services.
He added that, due to these efforts, Dubai has become one of the smartest and happiest cities in the world. Sheikh Hamdan pointed out that Dubai’s success springs from its ability to keep pace with global changes, anticipate the future and best utilise innovative solutions.
“Innovation is key for a bright future, and it is a key pillar of Dubai Government’s future plans and efforts to become a global leader across sectors, secure sustainable resources, develop services and meet expectations,” he noted.
“I am proud to visit this innovation hub that promotes Emirati talent and works to advance our commitment to provide world class services. This centre supports the government’s smart transformation efforts based on enhancing quality, excellence and innovation,” Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum concluded.
During his visit, Sheikh Hamdan toured MORO’s departments, and was briefed by Al Tayer briefed on MORO’s integrated solutions that provide a new generation of services including digital transformation, cloud computing and data services.
Currently, MORO offers its services to over 22 international and local companies. Its partners include Dell EMC, Virtustream, SAP, Microsoft, General Electric, VMware, Ernst & Young, CISCO, among others.