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Dewa collaborates with Alibaba for Blockchain and IOT

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed the MoU with Alibaba Cloud
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has signed the MoU with Alibaba Cloud

Dewa has entered into a deal with Alibaba cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce giant, to enhance its digital services. The MoU signed between the groups assert the unified efforts to present the obstacles and challenges concerning algorithms, Internet of Things, IoT, Quantum Computing, and Blockchain. The services and presentations will commence through Alibaba Cloud’s Tianchi innovative platform.

Marwan bin Haidar, the Executive VP of Innovation and the Future at Dewa, post finalizing the agreement with Daniel Jiang, International Chief Solution Director of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, stated that both the groups would also carry out and organize workshops, training courses and conferences to elevate the services rendered by the authority. 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.”

Jiang acknowledged the deal and stated, “Alibaba is really honored to co-operate with Dewa. By leveraging the Tianchi contest program, a big data intelligence platform that brings together over 300,000 global data experts, we can bring huge value to Dewa and contribute to the digitalization of the energy sector.”

The collaboration will further promote Dewa’s efforts to encourage and stimulate innovators from around the globe to indulge in scientific and engineering competitions and present solutions to the next challenges rising for the future.