Abu Dhabi’s SCAD picks IBM Turbonomic to accelerate its digital footprint

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has partnered with the American multinational technology company, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) in order to accelerate its digital footprint in the region.

The collaboration enables SCAD to leverage IBM Turbonomic Application Resource Management (ARM) to automate processes, optimize digital infrastructure performance and minimize costs.

The partnership between SCAD and IBM is aligned with efforts to reach a balance between carbon neutrality and application performance.

Through leveraging IBM Turbonomic, SCAD will be able to minimize energy consumption and reduce carbon footprint by 17 tonnes, as per the statement.

Mr. Aziz Hmoud Saif Alkayyoomi, Acting Director of Information Technology at SCAD, said that, “We are focused on leveraging the latest emerging technologies that provide reliable and high-quality statistics, analysis, and research that support sustainable development processes and improve user experience across Abu Dhabi. Our collaboration with IBM is an important step to create a leading statistical ecosystem that empowers decision-makers in both the public and private sectors.”

SCAD is responsible for building an information network and a unified channel that serves the statistical ecosystem in Abu Dhabi by organizing, unifying, and managing all aspects of the Emirate’s statistical data. Further, it develops a leading statistical ecosystem to empower decision-makers and users in the government, private sector, and society.

“We are pleased to partner with SCAD to provide a one-stop shop of AI-powered automation capabilities, all built on Red Hat OpenShift to run anywhere. IBM designs, deploys, and manages energy-efficient infrastructures and innovations with a hybrid cloud approach. Our collaboration with SCAD paves the way for SCAD to achieve sustainable development goals and deliver the most efficient use of computing, storage, and network resources,” commented Mr. Wael Abdoush, General Manager, IBM Gulf, Levant, and Pakistan.

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