Dubai Airports today announced the successful completion of the world’s first Double Tier III certified Airport Prefabricated Modular Data Centre Complex (MDCC)* at Dubai International (DXB) following a tour of the new facility by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports Visits Dubai Airport Modular Data Centre
The project was led by Dubai Airports and delivered by Huawei – a leader in the field, in just over 400 days to coincide with UAE’s month of innovation being during February.
The complex is equipped with next generation technologies to ensure the highest levels of availability, maintainability, resilience and seamless business continuity to support DXB’s growing and complex operations. Dubai Airports worked closely with Huawei to design and build the Tier III pre-fabricated data centre incorporating smart operations and intelligent management platforms to host critical IT systems. The new facility will provide a stable and reliable environment for Dubai Airports to host its private cloud.
“This centre boosts our operational efficiency and powers our ability to grow, innovate and enhance the customer experience.””With over 240,000 passengers and 1,100 flights per day, zero downtime and hundreds of internal and external systems to manage, high reliability and resilience are critical requirements for Dubai Airports’ business technology infrastructure,” said Michael Ibbitson, Executive Vice President. “This centre boosts our operational efficiency and powers our ability to grow, innovate and enhance the customer experience.”