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DEWA MD and CEO inaugurates Moro Hub’s Smart Cities Command & Control Centre

Moro Hub also signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft and Johnson Controls International to offer innovative services

Moro Hub has announced the opening of its Smart Cities Command and Control Centre. The subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) provides services in intelligent IoT platforms, cyber security and managed services, to support government and enterprise customers during their digital transformation.

According to a statement from DEWA, the UAE Vision 2021 and Dubai 10X initiatives have taken a leading role in the adoption of digital technologies. This is said to have led the UAE government increasing efforts to boost citizens’ happiness index, ensuring performance excellence to its government entities and providing citizens and residents with the best place to live.

“We strive to achieve the objectives of the Dubai 10X initiative, which mandates the Dubai government to become a global leader that is 10 years ahead of all other cities, through government innovation and the reformation of traditional work mechanisms. To enable digital platforms in their Smart Cities Command and Control Center, Moro Hub signed a partnership with Microsoft and Johnson Controls International to offer innovative services,” said DEWA MD and CEO Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

The partnership was signed in the presence of Al Tayer during his inauguration of Moro Hub’s Smart Cities Command and Control Centre.

As per the terms of the deal, the firms will establish a collaborative ecosystem and go-to-market strategy to offer an extensive range of innovative cloud-based IoT services in the UAE for smart city, smart building, energy management and monitoring.

Commenting on the collaboration, Dr Marcus Schumacher, global VP (Product Management and Engineering) and GM (EMEA) at Johnson Controls added, “The UAE government has been leading the region’s drive towards digital infrastructure solutions and smart city initiatives. We are thrilled to collaborate with regional digital pioneer Moro Hub and global technology leader Microsoft to jointly offer our automation and IoT smart solutions, devices and gateways. We believe the partnership will be the beginning of infinite opportunities and will play an instrumental role in developing comprehensively sustainable and efficient smart solutions in the UAE.”

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