Tech firm VMware Middle East expands its regional HQ in Dubai

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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US-based publicly traded software company, VMware’s subsidiary VMware Middle East has expanded its regional HQ in Dubai Internet City to support digital growth in the Middle East, Turkey, and North Africa.

Through the expansion, the tech company further intends to increase its support for public and private sector customers on their cloud and app modernization journeys.

The newly expanded regional HQ of VMware Middle East was inaugurated by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa). During the function, he highlighted the role of digital technology in developing innovative services in the UAE and the region.

The expansion of VMware’s Dubai office also demonstrates the UAE’s increasing significance as a regional center for VMware.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

“The newly expanded regional VMware HQ in Dubai comes as a result of this partnership and reflects our keenness to streamline access to data, championing digital transformation, diversified economic growth, and embracing innovation agendas in alignment with Dubai 10X initiative and UAE Centennial 2071 that aims to make the UAE a global hub of advanced digital solutions. Today, partnerships among organizations sharing common goals are more important than ever, as they play a crucial role in supporting digital transformation at the organizational and national levels.”

Ahmed Auda, Managing Director at VMware Middle East, Turkey, and North Africa said, “With our new office expansion, VMware Middle East is better positioned to collaborate even more closely with a growing number of customers on ambitious transformation projects in the UAE and across the region. The collaboration between Moro Hub and VMware under the umbrella of Digital Dewa is amongst the most innovative projects VMware is working on across our 500,000+ customers worldwide.”

VMware has collaborated with Dewa, a leader of digital initiatives to enhance operations and customer support, and Moro Hub, a Dubai-based cloud service provider that provides cloud and hosting services to Government and Business customers in the UAE.

Furthermore, VMware has partnered with major customers in the UAE in sectors such as government, healthcare, and finance, to help them embrace a cloud-first strategy and modern applications that are aligned with the country’s national strategies.

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