United Arab Emirates (UAE): Du to unveil cloud and sovereign AI services for UAE

Jun 13, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Du, an Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC)-owned company is set to deploy Oracle Alloy to offer cloud and sovereign AI services to the government and public sector in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The company will focus its offering on Dubai and the Northern Emirates and will host Oracle Alloy in its data center in the UAE.

Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO of Du said: “The UAE is one of the fastest-growing cloud services markets in the world, and public sector entities in the UAE are rapidly embracing the benefits of the cloud, including added agility, efficiency, security, and access to the latest digital technologies such as AI and machine learning.

"The deployment of Oracle Alloy is a major step in our evolution into a cloud services market, complementing our wide portfolio of managed services with comprehensive public cloud capabilities that enable us to respond nimbly to the transformation demands of our customers. The ability to deploy AI services in a dedicated cloud region within our local data center in the UAE is particularly valuable in helping our government customers accelerate their transformation initiatives from a facility within the UAE.”

“Oracle Alloy is a key component of Oracle’s distributed cloud strategy, which aims to give our partners and customers more choice in how they build, deploy, and operate cloud services,” said Nick Redshaw, senior vice president of technology, and UAE country leader, Oracle. “With its strong customer network and local capabilities, du is well positioned to help the governments of Dubai and other Emirates harness the high performance, flexibility, security, and scalability offered by OCI.”