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H.H. Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates world’s largest solar-powered data centre

by Dubaiforum
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The world’s largest solar-powered data centre has been inaugurated in Dubai.

The green data centre of Data Hub Integrated Solutions LLC (Moro Hub), a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), is located at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai’s Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, inaugurated the facility, which has been recognised as the world’s largest solar-powered data centre by the Guinness World Records.

Using 100 per cent renewable energy, the Uptime TIER III-Certified data centre, has a capacity exceeding 100 megawatts (MW). Its area exceeds 16,000 square metres.

Sheikh Hamdan toured the facility and was briefed on its integrated solutions designed to provide next-generation services in the areas of digital transformation, cloud and hosting services, cybersecurity, smart cities, IoT services and professional and managed services, as well as Moro services supported by ChatGPT technology.

“The centre provides an exceptional model for combining digital technologies with energy technologies. With a world-class low-carbon information technology infrastructure powered by solar energy, the data centre supports the goal of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Emissions Strategy 2050,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA.

Moro Hub’s green data centre features ground-breaking solutions from Dell Technologies, Microsoft and Huawei including the latest advances in Internet of Things (IoT), Cybersecurity, Digital Twin Technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber Recovery as a Service, Consulting & Professional Services, Managed Services, Residency Services, Network as a Service, Moro Open Cloud and more.

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