Dubai Health Authority to get digital boost via du's Dubai Pulse platform
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and du signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during GITEX Technology Week to provide DHA with virtual solutions on Dubai Pulse.
As part of the five-year partnership agreement du will be providing the authority with virtual solutions to cater to web, application, database and shared services on Smart Dubai Offices’ Dubai Pulse. Du will also host the DHA’s disease surveillance and management programme HASANA.
The MoU was signed during Gitex Technology Week 2018 by H.E Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA and Osman Sultan, du, EITC.
The solutions will be provided on the Dubai Pulse cloud platform based on VMware and OpenStack technologies.
Commenting on the MoU, Al Qutami said: ”The authority is keen to utilise the latest data and information technologies in the world to benefit from smart solutions that enable the improvement of its services and achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction.”
He added, “The Authority has a world-class technical infrastructure that will help it implement smart transformations in line with Dubai’s vision and strategy.”
He also mentioned that the authority is keen to build strong partnerships with specialized agencies to acquire the latest technologies and adapt them to better serve its developmental goals.
Osman Sultan, du, EITC said: “We are pleased that our digital offerings have received a clean bill of health. This new relationship reiterates the recognition of the Dubai Pulse platform as a sustainable network and digital infrastructure. Moreover, as the strategic partner of the Smart Dubai platform, working with the DHA to achieve supreme efficiency and agility in the digital sphere will further enhance the UAE’s digital economy.”
Through its Smart Dubai strategic partnership, du is able to offer bespoke data solutions to key industries across the UAE, from government to finance to healthcare, thus enabling data possibilities every day.
As part of the agreement, du will provide computer, network, storage, applications and databases for production, development and testing environments.
This will ensure final production quality and fulfill all current DHA requirements. Furthermore, the cloud platform will provide on demand infrastructure resources to meet and future requirements for the HASANA project.
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