ADDA signs partnership agreement with Dell Technologies to accelerate digital transformation agenda

ADDA signs partnership agreement with Dell Technologies to accelerate digital transformation agenda

8 Dec 2020

The Department of Government Support – Abu Dhabi, DGS, represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, ADDA, the government entity leading the digital transformation in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Dell Technologies to maximize the value of services provided by the company to government entities in Abu Dhabi.

The agreement, which was signed during GITEX Technology Week, is part of ADDA’s efforts aimed at leading the digital future of Abu Dhabi government and supporting digital transformation in the emirate by using the latest technologies, defining strategies, policies and standards, and developing the digital infrastructure in partnership with the private and public sectors to enhance the effectiveness of government performance.

The agreement is aimed at facilitating the utilization of applications and advanced solutions provided by Dell Technologies by government entities and maximize the value of services provided to those entities, in addition to Dell Technologies providing support to Abu Dhabi’s government entities’ employees in many fields, including training, awareness and others.

Commenting on the cooperation, H.E. Engineer Mohamed Abdel Hameed Al Askar, Director-General of ADDA, said: “We are delighted to collaborate with Dell Technologies, which comes in line with ADDA’s vision for leading the digital future of Abu Dhabi and strengthening cooperation between government entities and strategic partners to promote innovation in various areas of government services.

“ADDA is keen to consolidate relations between the public and private sectors and work with strategic partners such as Dell Technologies. This cooperation contributes to supporting the authority’s efforts to lead the digital future of Abu Dhabi by supporting government partners by providing services and developing work systems in order to enrich the quality of life and increase growth opportunities for businesses and individuals,” Al Askar added.

Fady Richmany, Senior Director and General Manager – UAE at Dell Technologies, added: “Now more than ever, an organization’s IT strategy needs to shape and support its business strategy. This is because digital transformation is shifting the paradigms of how organizations operate, and at Dell Technologies we aim to simplify this journey for our customers with our comprehensive portfolio of solutions and services. We are thankful that ADDA shared their vision with us and have selected us as their technology infrastructure provider. By leveraging our solutions, ADDA will be able to develop the agility and speed needed to improve and exceed customer experiences and deliver products and services faster with the aim of advancing their digital roadmap.”

ADDA is committed to establishing partnerships with leading private sector and IT companies in line with the Abu Dhabi government strategic vision for building an ecosystem that aims to improve not only the efficiency of the government work system, but also the level of services provided to customers by harnessing the latest technologies and digital solutions to serve the community.

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