Department of eGovernment. DeG, the government entity supporting the digital transformation vision in the Emirate of Sharjah, has announced that it has implemented Dell Technologies solutions to enable data centre transformation and IT modernisation. By having a strong ICT backbone in place, DeG aims to accelerate innovation, simplify operations and deliver government services efficiently, as the Emirate advances its digital transformation agenda.
DeG has a responsibility of executing the Government of Sharjah’s digital transformation plans. The implementation of Dell Technologies’ solutions is part of DeG’s wider efforts to enable government entities implement the latest technologies, in order to rationalise services to citizens across Sharjah in partnership with the private and public sectors and thereby enhance the effectiveness of government services and aspire citizens satisfaction on their governmental related services.
In alignment to these efforts, DeG wanted to strengthen its existing IT infrastructure to support smart decision making, strategic planning and speedy allocation of government services across all vital sectors in the Emirate. This included the need to modernise its data centre to eliminate unplanned downtime and performance issues.
By opting Dell Technologies’ solutions, DeG has been able to create a fully integrated, enterprise class architecture and increase the availability and scalability of its mission-critical applications. By modernising its data centre, the department can now consolidate and simplify IT management and operations with a simple interface. The data centre will also extend its automation capabilities to DeG via a software defined and cloud-enabled platform.
Dell Technologies also implemented a hyper-converged infrastructure solution, which has enabled DeG to reduce investment costs around data management and maintenance as well as the number of staff required to oversee it. These industry leading solutions will fuel the efforts of DeG to develop new capabilities necessary for adopting a Software Defined Datacenter, which will simplify management of data traffic, storage and workloads, making their business processes more agile.