Huawei and DEWA to drive UAE’s digital transformation with new cloud platform


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and technology company Huawei are set to launch the multi-tenant Huawei Cloud Stack hosted in the UAE at Moro’s Green Data Centre, the first of its kind in the Middle East.

DEWA and Huawei have signed an agreement to launch the cloud platform via their joint venture Moro Hub.

The cloud platform provides a range of futuristic managed cloud services with multi-availability zones while contributing to the sustainability objectives of governments and enterprises. 

The platform is expected to further drive the digital transformation of government and private organisations in the UAE, reinforcing their efforts to upgrade their infrastructure to keep up with the developments of the 4th industrial revolution.

The latest announcement is in sync with Moro Hub’s launch of Green Data Centre, to invest its efforts in offering the latest technologies and services to its clients while being a responsible corporate citizen to the environment and its community.

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Commenting on this strategic partnership, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the CEO of DEWA, said, “[The] latest Cloud Platform with Huawei provides a full suite of modern, highly scalable and flexible infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) systems capable of addressing the needs of prospective clients. CIOs are now seeking to extend their application capabilities by leveraging cloud-native and developer-friendly features with such unique platforms.

“Moro Hub aims to help its clients in their sustainability initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions and be carbon neutral while addressing various market demands through our latest offerings. The New Cloud Platform provides scalability, reliability, visibility, security with predictable costs, and reduced lead time to deploy. We believe this platform will be a great enabler for developers now more than ever, as organisations are looking at modernising their legacy applications while achieving sustainability goals.”

Jiawei Liu, CEO of Huawei UAE, adds: “As we approach the intelligent era, computing power will be a new driver of production, data itself a core asset, and cloud, AI, and 5G the new tools of productivity. Cloud enables open, diverse ecosystems to share successes. Cloud services are the way forward to accelerate digitalisation and intelligent upgrade of government and enterprise organisations alike. We are glad to sign strategic cooperation with Moro Hub to jointly provide fully upgraded cloud solutions that can help them realize their key requirements for the intelligent upgrade.”