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The Municipality launches its strategic project Sanad

May 30, 2016

The Municipality and Planning Department launches its strategic project Sanad, in cooperation with Huawei, the giant telecommunications and information technology corporation

His Excellency Abdulrahman Mohamed Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Municipality and Planning Department, launched the strategic project Sanad, which aims to build and update the technical infrastructure services by applying latest and advanced technology that ensures information and networks security, agility, easily converting to cloud computing technology and internet of things. This project is a quantum leap in providing the supporting foundations of high-tech services in the Department and it was carried out in cooperation with Huawei, the giant telecommunications and information technology corporation, which adopts the best and state-of-the-art methods used in the establishment of modern global data centers, as the Municipality and Planning Department seeks to utilize the latest global technologies to facilitate providing outstanding and specifically designed user experience for the clients satisfaction, in addition to the speed of transition of modern technology platforms.

 

Youssef Mohamed Abdullah Al Shaibah, Director of the Smart Services Development Administration, stressed that the Sanad strategic project was specifically designed to be the foundation to build a new generation of interactive services to support the Department's approach to applying the best practices in the area of the internet of things, cloud computing, increasing information security and sustainability of services as well as providing maximum production capacity and programming capacity by which the Department will respond to the clients’ needs and will work on reducing operating costs by over 40% and reducing the consumption of the space allocated to services by 70%. In addition, the system will facilitate submitting enhanced applications and will increase the speed of providing services to the Department’s network and this project will be the core of future projects.

For his part, Mr. Alaa Al Sheimi, Regional Director and Deputy Head of Huawei Enterprise Group of the Projects and Facilities Sector, praised the vision of the Municipality and Planning Department and the high technical capabilities, strategic development and the excellence of its technical team. He explained that the internet of things and cloud computing will be relied on in the coming period as a safe mean of storage and the stability and continuity of services.

At the conclusion of the meeting, His Excellency Abdulrahman Al Nuaimi honored the work team of the Sanad project of the Department and the Huawei employees and expressed his thanks for their efforts to serve the Municipality and Planning Department.

 


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