Dubai South inked with Huawei for Smart City solutions and services

Dubai South inked with Huawei for Smart City solutions and services

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Huawei Smart City and Safe City solutions

Dubai South has inked with Huawei to bring Smart City Solutions and services to Dubai South’s Business Park Free Zone.

Under the MoU, Huawei will develop services for business and residents of the Dubai South Business Park Free Zone, to deploy Smart City and safe city solutions.

Situated at the gateway of Dubai South and comprising 11 modern buildings, the Business Park offers commercial space to support diverse sectors including aviation, logistics, general trading, finance, business consultancies, training institutions, retail, fitness and food and beverage (F&B).

Huawei will provide solutions including end-to-end network planning and technology, mobile and fixed broadband infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT) platform to deploy
Smart City solutions and services and other technologies from an open partner eco-system for smart development.

“The MoU (memorandum of understanding) between Dubai South and Huawei will see the deployment of Huawei’s Smart City and Safe City Solutions to provide enhanced services to residents and businesses in the Park,” said Colin Hu, the managing director of Huawei Enterprise, UAE.

“Huawei will provide strategic counsel to support the development of a blueprint for Dubai South’s smart initiatives. Huawei will also share its global expertise through training sessions, expert workshops and guided visits to other key customer sites where
Huawei Smart City solutions have been implemented,” stated Hu.

“In-line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to transform Dubai into one of the world’s smartest cities, our partnership with Huawei is an important step forward in establishing Dubai South as a city that serves its
inhabitants and facilitates business and trade through smart solutions,” remarked Khalifa Al Zaffin, the executive chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation.

“We value Huawei’s global ICT expertise and success in building smart cities of the future, to provide advanced, smart and sustainable services to the larger community at Dubai South, making the city the preferred destination to live, work and invest,” he added.

Huawei Smart City and Safe City Solutions are built on the components that make up its cloud-pipe-device strategy towards building a better connected world. These new ICT solutions are based on leveraging Cloud Computing, Big Data, IoT, 5G and SDN.