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Oracle and du to launch sovereign hyperscaler cloud services

The partnership framework signed to explore the development of a new cloud platform to unlock value and address regulatory and data sovereignty requirements.

Oracle and du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company), have collaborated to unlock value for sovereign hyperscaler cloud services.

A partnership framework was signed at the Oracle CloudWorld Tour Dubai, between Jasim Al Awadi, Chief ICT Officer (Acting) at du and Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President, Cloud Technology MEA and UAE Country Leader at Oracle.

Jasim Al Awadi, CICTO (Acting) at du, said: “The UAE is one of the most innovative countries in the world and our public sector are rapidly embracing the adoption of advanced technologies to deliver a world-class experience for businesses, citizens, residents and tourists.  Cloud is the platform for innovation and provides a rich source of services for digital reinvention. At du, we are doubling down on digital capabilities in response to the visionary calls for the UAE to transform into the most technologically advanced nation by 2030.  Sovereign cloud capabilities are a key pillar of this transformation.”

Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President, Technology, and UAE Country Leader, Oracle, added: “Oracle’s distributed cloud strategy aims to give our partners and customers more choice in how they build, deploy, and operate cloud services. With its strong customer network and local capabilities, du is and its customers are strongly positioned to harness the high performance, flexibility, security, and scalability offered by OCI.”