Dubai – MENA Herald: Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), an agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Etisalat to ensure that investment development initiatives and investors in Dubai will be supported by the latest information and communication technology (ICT) solutions.
Under the MoU, Etisalat will provide state-of-the-art ICT solutions, including cutting edge smart services, to support Dubai FDI’s efforts to attract investors to Dubai, and also support the efforts of investors to grow in Dubai and expand to neighbouring markets in the Middle East and Africa. The Etisalat solutions will enable Dubai FDI and investors in Dubai to stay connected on a fast, efficient and uninterrupted network even when moving round the world.
The MoU was signed by Abdullah Salem Al Mana, General Manager, Etisalat – Dubai region, and Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI. Commenting on the partnership, Al Gergawi said the support of Etisalat is significant for Dubai FDI in achieving its strategic goal of promoting sustainable economic development in Dubai through further inward investment.
“This partnership is part of our efforts to support investors by linking them to the best communications services globally. Dubai FDI is constantly looking out for the latest technology solutions that help Dubai enhance its global reputation as a business hub and investment destination. The provision of advanced technology will enhance the investment environment in Dubai and stimulate foreign investment inflows,” Al Gergawi said.
Abdullah Salem Al Mana added that the partnership with Dubai FDI is another step towards working with government institutions in the UAE to upgrade systems and services in line with the smart government vision of the country. “As part of this strategic partnership, Etisalat will support Dubai FDI through advanced solutions and expert staff in enhancing the investment environment and enabling investors to stay connected even while moving around the world.”
Etisalat provides a comprehensive and integrated enterprise oriented portfolio of ICT and Digital solutions including cloud platforms (private, public or hybrid), storage and backup, data recovery, mobility (Mobile Device Management and Mobile Enterprise Applications Platform), managed networks, M2M/IOT and security solutions bundled with end to end support and management.