xFusion and ANKABUT sign MoU to Foster Collaboration and Synergy in Green Data Innovation
On October 16, Dr. Fahem Al Nuaimi, CEO of ANKABUT and Anthony Yu, President of xFusion Middle East and Africa (MEA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), in the presence of Hans Chuang, Vice president, Sales, Marketing and Communications Group from intel in GITEX 2023, Dubai, which aims to foster collaboration and synergy in green data center innovation during the AI computing era.
Anthony emphasized that in today’s fast-paced digital landscape, data centers play a vital role in ensuring the efficient operation for organizations across various sectors. In response to the rapidly growing demand for diverse computing needs, there has been a substantial increase in the power consumption which highlights the importance of prioritizing green and efficient computing infrastructure. Recently, xFusion has launched FusionPoD, for AI which dedicates to offering clients eco-friendly and world leading intelligent computing products and solution with the integration of green innovative technology.
“I believe that the collaboration between ANKABUT and xFusion will promote the ecological construction of a low carbon, AI-driven global connectivity industry, which helps to accelerate the Middle Eastern digital transformation process,” Anthony added.
Dr. Fahem Al Nuaimi CEO Ankabut, mentioned that as UAE incorporates “carbon peaking and carbon neutrality” goals into it macroeconomic and social development strategies, the rapid expansion of deep learning algorithms drives an explosive growth in demand for green and intelligent computing across all sectors. He believes that xFusion’s specialization in cutting-edge computing infrastructure and solutions, and ANKABUT’s excellency in research and education will create a data center innovation that is not only highly flexible and adaptable to evolving technology needs, but also environmentally conscious with native cooling solutions that reduce energy consumption and environmental impact.
As a vital partner of ANKABUT, xFusion and ANKABUT aim to work together on a wide range of decarbonization and sustainability technology initiatives to revolutionize data center infrastructure, including jointly developing and delivering a state-of-the-art Flexible Data Center integrated with pioneering native liquid cooling solutions and related consultancy services. This collaboration aims to consistently provide diverse low carbon computing and professional services to clients, unlocking new possibilities for a digital future.
The partnership confirms Oracle as Ankabut’s long-term technology solution provider and strategic technology partner, taking full advantage of the company’s integrated cloud applications and infrastructure portfolio. Ankabut selected Oracle as a partner to build the new education ecosystem and cloud platform services. The two organizations will now work together to expand the existing footprint using Oracle, in turn strengthening the UAE’s position as a leader in educational services and accelerating digital transformation. The extended Oracle cloud platform services will enable Ankabut to provide innovative services to educators in the UAE and across the region.
Fahem Al Nuaimi, CEO of Ankabut, said: “Ankabut is pleased to expand its existing relationship with Oracle as our long-term solution provider and strategic technology partner. By working with Oracle, Ankabut will establish the best education cloud services in the UAE and the entire Middle East while making it accessible to more universities and academic institutions. We have decided to expand the footprint of that cloud, taking advantage of Oracle advanced technology to lead the digital transformation journey of the education industry”.
“Ankabut’s vision to establish a progressive digital environment will unlock endless opportunities for further education and collaboration in the region. Through this partnership, Oracle will support the expansion of Ankabut’s e-learning services by enabling an IT infrastructure that is autonomous, secure and scalable,” said Cherian Varghese, Senior Vice President, Technology – Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Levant, Oracle.
Managed by Khalifa University, Ankabut has more than 30 institutional members with connections to over 70 sites throughout the UAE, and offers UAE academic and research institutions connectivity to other education networks worldwide.