Making Dubai “The smartest and happiest city in the world” with Quantum Computing and Alibaba’s Help

Dewa inks deal with Alibaba for blockchain, IoT

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+  Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has signed a MoU with Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group as part of the utility’s ongoing efforts to enhance its digital services.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the managing director and CEO of Dewa, said: “We always strive to enhance customers’ experiences by providing digital services supported by state-of-the-art systems. This supports the Smart Dubai initiative, which aims to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.”

“We work closely with many local and international organisations to transform Dubai into a global hub for disruptive technologies and keeping pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” noted Al Tayer.

+  As per the MoU, the two sides will co-operate in presenting the challenges related to algorithms, Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Internet of Things , IoT, and Cloud Computing through Alibaba Cloud’s Tianchi innovation platform.

+  The two sides will also collaborate in organising workshops, training courses and conferences to enhance the digital services provided by Dewa to its customers and stakeholders, stated Marwan bin Haidar, the Executive VP of Innovation and the Future at Dewa, after signing the deal with Daniel Jiang, International Chief Solution Director of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.

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