emaratech drives Smart Transformation with Dell EMC
In line with the ongoing transformation of Dubai into a smart city, emaratech, a leading technology and consulting company in the Arab world, have announced their strategic partnership with Dell EMC. This partnership aims to further the success of Dubai Airports and Seaports in providing a seamless and exemplary travel experience with advanced border access & control systems and solutions.
emaratech, owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai, specializes in extending high end market strategies, online solutions, outsourced technology & advanced business information technology solutions for private & public sectors. Actively involved in projects related to border access & control, Government eServices, Security Services, Payment Gateways, ERP and real estate technology solutions, the organization offers an integrated portfolio of technology and intelligence to help some of the region’s most prominent private and public entities execute, evaluate and deliver smart applications, infrastructure and services.
As per the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports, passenger traffic at Dubai International (DXB) reached 7.6 million in April 2018 – resulting in huge volumes of passenger-generated data. The volume of passenger traffic is expected to increase by 103.5 million by 2020, according to Dubai Airports. Earlier this year, emaratech marked the completion of the installation of new and enhanced smart gates at Dubai International Airport. The new smart gates reduced transaction times to just 10-15 seconds and eased the journey of millions of passengers travelling through Dubai.
Keeping the digital traveler in mind, IT forms the backbone of Dubai Airports and Seaports data-driven operations, ensuring smooth and uninterrupted provision of services to passengers.
To meet this end, emaratech was keen to adopt a scalable, reliable and readily available data management and storage architecture, which is key in helping Dubai Airports and Seaports enhance operations, ensure a better travel experience and develop new efficiencies.
With Dell EMC’s Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) solution, emaratech can realize true cloud-scale economies achieve a response time which is less than 200mS for e-gates and develop smart, purpose-built applications on a flexible software-defined architecture that promotes limitless scalability. ECS is a software-defined, cloud-scale storage platform that delivers scalable and simple public cloud services with the reliability and control of a private-cloud infrastructure. In addition, this new enterprise grade solution is designed to lower the total cost of ownership (TCO), management overheads and time-to-results.
Through its partnership with Dell EMC, emaratech aims to enable Dubai Airports and Seaports to take a quantum leap forward in data-driven passenger satisfaction – pushing Dubai’s ambitious efforts of smart transformation.
H.E Thani Abdulla Alzaffin, Director General & Board Member at emaratech said, “The digital age is greatly characterized by data-driven processes and operations. To meet this challenge, a reliable and flexible data storage environment is critical to keep pace with the changing expectations of the digital passenger. In line with our mission to create innovative high-tech products and world-class services that impact lives, we believe our partnership with Dell EMC will help us realize our digital vision, as well as strengthen our efforts to make Dubai not only smart, but a sustainable city with higher quality of life.”